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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

ISIS Uses Water As a Weapon in Iraq

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The Islamic State is targeting Iraq's water resources as it fights to take control of the country, flooding some citizens out of their homes.

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Why The Golden Years Are Now Our Best

Thursday, October 09, 2014

78.8 is the newest, and highest, year of life expectancy for Americans to date. But cabaret singer Marilyn Maye has surpassed that number, and at age 86, she is still singing strong.

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Missing: Kim Jong-Un

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Maybe there was a coup. Maybe he has gout from eating too many cheeseburgers. We're not sure. But the head of North Korea hasn't been seen in public in five weeks, and rumors are flying.

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The 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature Goes To...

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The odds had favored Japanese writer Haruki Murakami. But early this morning, the prize went to the French author Patrick Modiano, called a "Proust of our time" by the Nobel Academy.

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The Family Secrets of the AIDS Epidemic

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Whitney Joiner's father died of AIDS in 1992. In the 20 years since, she's been trying to uncover family secrets about her father's past. 

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Go Crazy: The Secret to Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

One CEO explains why a little bit of crazy goes a long way when it comes to building a business.

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Fears of Ebola Touch Liberians in U.S.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A Liberian-American immigrant explains how his community both in the United States and abroad has been affected by the deadly Ebola virus.

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Dallas Ebola Patient Loses Life to Virus

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The Ebola virus has killed more than 3,500 people in West Africa, and the deadly disease has now taken the life of at least one person in the United States.

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Your Response: Family Secrets Revealed

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

What's something you never knew about your family until you were an adult? Takeaway listeners share their stories here.

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America's Next Debt Crisis: Medical Costs

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

With the pace of medical costs on track to outpace real GDP and wage growth, a real medical debt crisis appears to be looming ahead.

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You Can't Get Ebola from a Doorknob

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

But as cases of Ebola infection spread to Dallas and now Spain, communities are questioning whether their public health systems are prepared to contain the virus before it spreads.

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Close Shave for the Constitution in Arkansas

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Today the Supreme Court hears Holt v. Hobbs, a case with potentially far-reaching consequences for the rights of inmates. 

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After Battlefield, Vet Finds Hope on Football Fields

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Daniel Rodriguez is an Iraq and Afghan war veteran first, and a collegiate football player second.

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The Epic Return of a Cult Classic: 'Twin Peaks'

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

To the delight of its cult followers, "Twin Peaks" is returning to television in 2016, for a nine-episode run on Showtime. 

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Report: ISIS Weaponry Originated in U.S., China

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

A new report finds that a majority of ISIS's ammunition originated in the U.S., China and Russia -- raising questions about the U.S. strategy against ISIS.

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Despite Drought, California Officials Ignore Water Regulations

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

In the midst of California's drought, a new investigation finds that some of the officials behind the local water restrictions are profligate water users.

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Sen. Schumer: Ebola Screenings Needed Now at U.S. Airports

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Ebola remains a top national security priority, especially for lawmakers like Sen. Chuck Schumer. He's calling for increased measures to fight the disease both at home and abroad.

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The Takeaway Weekender: Home-Cooking, Hollywood Horror, and Great Ideas

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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News Quiz | Week of Oct. 3, 2014

Friday, October 03, 2014

Be smarter than your pals. Prep your dinner party factoids. Gauge your knowledge about what happened this week, as heard on The Takeaway.

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Dallas Mayor Faces Tough Questions Over Ebola

Friday, October 03, 2014

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings explains why there has been a delay in cleaning and sanitizing the apartment where Thomas Duncan stayed for four days before he went to the hospital.

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