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David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

David Greene appears in the following:

Liberia Blocks Off Neighborhood In Ebola Quarantine, Sparking Riot

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Residents of the capital's West Point neighborhood woke up to learn no one can enter or leave the area for 21 days — the time it takes to determine whether someone exposed to Ebola was infected.

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Billy Joe Shaver Writes Country Songs — And Lives Them, Too

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The 75-year-old, who helped pioneer the "outlaw" sound, is one of the most respected songwriters in country music. Decades after his big break, Shaver's life still resembles the tales in his songs.

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Artists Try To Fuse Cultural Differences Between Miami And Cuba

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A visiting artist from Cuba joins two Cuban-American artists from Miami for a discussion on what life is like for a typical Cuban family.

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The Young Cuban Who's Bringing Activism In Line With The Revolution

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Morning Edition host David Greene speaks about a man named Isbel Diaz Torres, a new kind of Cuban activist. Greene says Torres' interests extend Cuba's socialist revolution, rather than oppose it.

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Tourism Money Flows Into Cuba, Bringing Economic Hopes And Fears

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Tourism is an essential part of Cuba's economy. But as the industry grows, some worry it will create a gap between the haves and have-nots in a throwback to pre-revolution days.

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Cuba's Mariel Port: Once An Escape, Now A Window To The Future

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In the 1980s and '90s, thousands of Cubans fleeing to the U.S. passed through Mariel port. Today, it's the site of an ambitious special economic zone that is filling many locals with optimism.

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Cuba's Budding Entrepreneurs Travel A Rocky Road Toward Success

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Cuba's communist government has allowed the creation of small private businesses in recent years. An estimated 1 million Cubans have taken the plunge, making progress in fits and starts along the way.

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A Bear On The Loose In Washington

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

There's a bear roaming the streets of the nation's capital. Not an actual bear, just a president who describes his recent efforts to escape the White House bubble in ursine terms.

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After Mubarak, Egypt Appears Ready To Elect Another Military Man

Monday, May 26, 2014

Military dictator Hosni Mubarak was removed from power 3 years ago. The man expected to win the presidential election Abdel Fattah el-Sissi led an on-going crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Part Of Campaign Finance Law

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

By a 5-4 vote, the justices eliminated the cap on the total amount donors can contribute in an election cycle. The aggregate limit had been $123,000.

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Search Planes Fail To Locate Objects Spotted By Satellite

Friday, March 21, 2014

There are concerns that the objects sunk to the bottom of the ocean. Officials remain optimistic and say the hunt will continue off the coast of Australia for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Twitter Tool Lets Users Revist First Tweets

Friday, March 21, 2014

To celebrate its eighth birthday, Twitter has put out a tool that lets you see any user's very first tweet. Some were naturals. Others might cringe at their first contribution.

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'Wheel Of Fortune' Player Cashes In With N And E

Friday, March 21, 2014

A Wheel of Fortune contestant guessed a 12-letter phrase in the bonus round Wednesday night with only two letters revealed — and he won $45,000.

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Does Diversity On Research Team Improve Quality Of Science?

Friday, March 21, 2014

As science becomes more diverse, scientific collaborators are growing more diverse, too. New research exploring the effect of this change suggests the diversity of the teams that produce scientific research play a big role in how successful the science turns out to be.

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Wait. How Much Is That Doggy?

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A Chinese property developer has reportedly paid close to $2 million for a golden-haired Tibetan mastiff puppy. The lion-looking dogs have become a status symbol for China's very rich.

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Tattoo Of Handgun Triggers Call To Police

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Michael Smith has tattoo of a gun on his stomach. This week, he woke up to a crew cutting trees, so he went out tell them to stop — with his shirt off. A bit later he woke up again — to a SWAT team.

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Satellite Images Show Potential Debris From Flight 370

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Host David Greene gets the latest from NPR's Frank Langfitt about the potential debris from Malaysia Flight 370 spotted by satellite imagery in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Malaysia Jet's Flight Path Raises More Questions Than Answers

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Host David Greene talks to former Boeing safety engineer Todd Curtis about what might have taken place on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and what the next steps are in searching for the plane.

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Objects Spotted In Indian Ocean Possibly Linked To Missing Jet

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Australian officials say they are searching the Indian Ocean southwest of Perth after satellite images found objects that are possibly connected to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Brit Uses Shakespeare To Exact Revenge

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Edd Joseph bought a game console online, but he never received it. So he took revenge by texting 37 full Shakespeare plays to the seller's phone. That's nearly 30,000 messages.

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