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Alan Greenblatt

Alan Greenblatt appears in the following:

Customers Can Keep The Tip — Which Might Please Restaurant Workers

Thursday, October 09, 2014

A handful of restaurants are experimenting with no-tipping models, guaranteeing their servers a base level of pay. So far, satisfaction is up and turnover is down.

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Your Waiter Wants You To Put Down Your Phone

Thursday, August 07, 2014

All the things customers do on phones — texting, tweeting, taking pictures, fussing with Wi-Fi passwords — slows down the process of being seated, ordering and paying the bill. And it's annoying.

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Latin Roots: 'Uncommon Common Ground'

Thursday, August 07, 2014

A look at unexpected musical hybrids: what happens when Mexican and Indian styles meet, and more.

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Obama: 'I Have No Green Light' To Act Without Congress

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

At a news conference Wednesday, the president said he would act when he can without Congress but said there are limits to his authority. He also spoke about a range of foreign policy issues.

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Donald Trump Sues To Remove His Name From Atlantic City Casinos

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The real estate mogul was a pioneer of the New Jersey shore town's gambling industry. Its decline is hurting his name by association, Trump claims in a court filing.

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Walgreens Drops Plan To Move Headquarters — And Profits — Overseas

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The pharmacy giant will conclude its merger with British retailer Allliance Boots in a $15 billion deal. But the company decided to drop plans to move its headquarters abroad for tax purposes.

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51 People Killed By Car Bombs In Baghdad Markets

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Violence in primarily Shiite neighborhoods has been extreme in recent weeks. On Wednesday, three car bombs were detonated in crowded market areas.

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Dutch Call Off Search For Additional Remains In Ukraine

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The Dutch prime minister said continuing the search at the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight is too dangerous. Russia has stationed tens of thousands of troops near its border with Ukraine.

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Mississippi Senate Race, Held Weeks Ago, Subject To Fresh Challenge

Monday, August 04, 2014

Chris McDaniel fell short in his bid to take the GOP nomination from Sen. Thad Cochran. He has complained for weeks that the runoff vote was a sham and on Monday asked the party for a hearing.

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72-Hour Cease-Fire Takes Effect In Gaza

Monday, August 04, 2014

Israelis and Hamas have agreed to a three-day truce. The proposal by Egypt had been on the table for three weeks.

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Justice Department Finds Excessive Use Of Force At New York Prison

Monday, August 04, 2014

Adolescent inmates are subject to "extremely high rates of violence" at Rikers Island, according to a civil rights investigation. For male teens, the prison is "broken," a U.S. attorney said.

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Tennessee Denies Public Assistance To Drug Users

Monday, August 04, 2014

The state last month began requiring welfare applicants to detail their drug history. It's the latest attempt to find a constitutional way to deny assistance to people who use illegal drugs.

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James Brady, Gun Control Campaigner And Presidential Spokesman, Dies

Monday, August 04, 2014

Brady became a prominent gun control advocate after being struck by a bullet during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. He was 73.

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Rock 'N' Roll Pioneer's Remains Removed From Rock Hall Of Fame

Monday, August 04, 2014

Disc jockey Alan Freed, credited with coining the term "rock 'n' roll," will be honored instead with a display of his microphones, which the Cleveland museum considers a more appropriate tribute.

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A Debate Over Standards And Implementation ... In The Lunchroom

Saturday, August 02, 2014

New federal nutrition standards call for healthier food options. But are students, and schools, ready for them?

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With Final Broadcast, 'Tell Me More' Bids Farewell

Friday, August 01, 2014

NPR announced in May that it would end the show, which featured discussions about race, family, faith and other issues.

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How To Mark 10 Years Of Co-Hosting 'Morning Edition'? Take A Break!

Friday, August 01, 2014

Renee Montagne says so long for now. This is the 10th year that she and Steve Inskeep have hosted the show together, and she says she's celebrating by taking a very long (three-month) vacation.

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Bankrupt California City May Turn To Taxing Pot

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

San Bernardino, which filed for bankruptcy two years ago, is wasting money fighting marijuana sales, says the city attorney. Better to regulate pot, end the black market — and collect taxes.

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House Approves $16 Billion Plan To Improve Health Care For Vets

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Senate is expected to pass the measure this week. It would expand government programs and provide funds for vets who are unable to access VA services to see private doctors.

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House Votes To OK Lawsuit Against Obama

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

House Republicans say that the president has overstepped the bounds of his executive authority. President Obama dismissed the move as a "political stunt."

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