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Renee Montagne

Renee Montagne appears in the following:

Need A Fill Of Drugstore History? Try Tucson's Pharmacy Museum

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The centerpiece of the History of Pharmacy Museum is a penny candy jar filled with old wads of gum allegedly chewed by the infamous gangster John Dillinger and stuck under a pharmacy counter.

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Doctor In Battle-Ravaged Aleppo Reveals How Civilians Endure

Friday, August 19, 2016

A viral video of an injured Syrian boy is a reminder that the war is in its 5th year. Renee Montagne talks to a woman believed to be the last female OB-GYN in eastern Aleppo about conditions there.

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NIH Plans To End Moratorium On Funding Controversial Chimera Research

Thursday, August 04, 2016

The National Institutes of Health is proposing to permit funding for the controversial experiments, which involve scientists using human stem cells to create embryos that are part human, part animal.

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Clinton's And Kaine's Faith Traditions Are Consistent With Political Liberalism

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Hillary Clinton retained her Methodist identity even as she moved left politically; she represents the "social gospel" wing of Methodism. Her VP choice comes from a comparable Catholic tradition.

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Monsanto Sold Soybean Farmers A Weed-Beating Tool They Couldn't Legally Use

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

There's tension brewing among U.S. soybean farmers after Monsanto started selling a new herbicide-resistant seed — without EPA approval.

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Clinton Tries To Win Over Working-Class Voters In Trump Country

Monday, August 01, 2016

Now crowned as their parties' official nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hit the campaign trail. One of the first stops for both candidates: the battleground state of Ohio.

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Charges Against Remaining Officers Dropped In Freddie Gray Case

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all charges against the three officers who still faced trial in the death of Freddie Gray. Previous trials all ended in acquittals.

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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley Jr. Released From Mental Hospital

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The man who shot Ronald Reagan in 1981 was ordered released from a mental hospital on Wednesday to live with his mother in Williamsburg, Va. He's now 61.

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A 'Messy, Messy Beginning' At Democrats' Breakfast In Philadelphia

Monday, July 25, 2016

Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz, who is stepping down amid an email scandal, was booed Monday. Is that a hint of what's to come as Bernie Sanders speaks tonight?

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At Democratic Convention Kickoff Breakfast, Outgoing Chairwoman Booed

Monday, July 25, 2016

It's not a good opening for the Democratic National Convention: At a breakfast hosted by the delegation from Debbie Wasserman Shultz's home state of Florida, she was booed before she started talking.

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Breaking Down Trump's VP Announcement, On A Difficult Day

Friday, July 15, 2016

Donald Trump ended weeks of speculation Friday by announcing his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. The announcement wasn't simple, though, coming in the wake of the mass killing in Nice, France.

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Donald Trump Announces His Vice Presidential Pick: Mike Pence

Friday, July 15, 2016

Though Trump called off his news conference announcing his running mate, nevertheless he made his announcement right on time — on Twitter. In the tweet, Trump said his choice is the Indiana governor.

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NPR Photojournalist David Gilkey Is Remembered By Colleagues

Monday, June 06, 2016

David Gilkey, an NPR photojournalist who chronicled pain and beauty in war and conflict, was killed in Afghanistan along with NPR's Afghan interpreter and fellow journalist Zabihullah Tamanna.

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Baltimore Officer Acquitted In Freddie Gray Case

Monday, May 23, 2016

A judge in Baltimore has found police Officer Edward Nero not guilty of multiple misdemeanor charges relating to the arrest of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining injuries while in police custody.

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President Obama Plans Hiroshima Visit During Trip To Japan

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The White House has announced that President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima when he travels to Japan this month. The question: Why now?

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Why Sen. Patrick Leahy Takes Batman's Side

Friday, March 25, 2016

The senator from Vermont has a cameo in Batman v. Superman playing a lawmaker in a congressional hearing on whether Superman is a tyrant or a hero. The Batman fan frequently trades D.C. for DC Comics.

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Two Years After ISIS Pushed Mosul Into Crisis The Situation Remains Dicey

Friday, March 25, 2016

Iraqi forces with U.S. help are making preparations for an attempt — weeks or months away — to push ISIS out of Mosul. The tentative progress shows how tough the battle might be.

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Trump Picks Up Anti-Immigration Endorsement Before Arizona Primary

Friday, March 18, 2016

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his anti-immigration stance, is Donald Trump's latest controversial supporter. Arpaio is confident Trump will follow through with promises such as the border wall.

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'City Of Gold,' Patchwork Of Cultures: A Tour Of LA's Food Scene

Friday, March 18, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winner Jonathan Gold is as much a culinary anthropologist and cultural philosopher as he is a food critic. A new documentary follows him across Los Angeles.

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Judge Garland Has Ability To 'Assemble Unlikely Coalitions,' Obama Says

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. NPR's Ron Elving says Garland has been held up as an "exemplar of the kind of person who ought to be" in these positions.

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