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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon Named 'Peggy'

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New images NASA received from the Cassini spacecraft seem to show the small moon being born, a little icy rock dubbed “Peggy.”

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The Future of the Mustang & the Auto Industry

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Fifty years ago this week Ford Motor Company unveiled the Mustang. Ford is remembering that day in the company's history amid the changing future of the American auto industry.

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This Is Where: 'All Arms Are Open'

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It's National Poetry month and our friends at WLRN have launched a poetry project they're calling "This Is Where." We've asked you to submit your own poems about places that have had meaning. 

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Can Anyone Stop the Unrest in Ukraine?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The escalating tensions in Eastern Ukraine are being called Russian incitement by the West and a crackdown on free speech by the Russians. Can anyone stop this unrest or is Ukraine already essentially lost?

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Louisiana Wants The Bible to be Official State Book

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

In Louisiana, serious controversy has arisen over a proposed bill to declare an official state book. That book? It's the King James Bible. Last Thursday, by an 8 to 5 margin, the bill passed committee with bipartisan support.

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How to Make Passover Sangria

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

As it turns out, several Passover staples form the perfect base for sangria. Dan Pashman, host of the Sporkful podcast, shares his recipe for Passover Sangria.

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Gov. Deval Patrick Reflects on the Boston Bombing

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

On the one-year anniversary of the Boston bombing, he talks about the city's response and how the tragic event affected his leadership.

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Audio Essay: Remembering Boston

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A year ago today, no one knew what was about to happen, and for each runner, they knew it would be a momentous day. It was a momentous day for the whole city of Boston, the nation and the world of course.

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First Responders Mark Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombings

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Marathon volunteers have helped plenty of runners suffering with cramps and dehydration, but after last year’s bombings, the marathon medical tent was transformed into a makeshift emergency room.

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BPD Commissioner on 2014 Marathon Security

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans has run in the Boston Marathon 18 times, but will be sitting this year's race out to focus on security. He reflects back on last year's attack and how the city is preparing for the 2014 race.

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Kansas Tragedy Marks Somber Start to Passover

Monday, April 14, 2014

It's a somber start to the Jewish holiday of Passover after a gunman opened fire and killed three people outside a Jewish community center and retirement community in a suburb of Kansas City yesterday.

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Today's Highlights | April 14, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Also on Today's Show Violent developments in multiple cities in eastern Ukraine have the nation teetering on the brink of what looks like civil war...This week, the Retro Report documentary team looks back at the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, which struck Northern California in the middle of the World Series...

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What Does It Take to Become Resilient?

Monday, April 14, 2014

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, Takeaway Host John Hockenberry broadcasts from our partner WGBH in Boston and considers what lessons might be learned from the city's strength and resilience in the wake of last year’s attack.

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Today's Highlights | April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Also on Today's Show This week the “Heartbleed” bug was a reminder of the vulnerabilities of the internet...A look at this weekend’s releases which include "Draft Day," "Oculus," and "Rio 2."

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What Sebelius's Resignation Means for the ACA

Friday, April 11, 2014

Kathleen Sebelius announced that she will resign from her position as the Secretary of Health and Human Services. What does the shake-up mean for the ACA and midterm elections?

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News Quiz | Week of April 11

Friday, April 11, 2014

Are you a newsie? Do you know what's happening from Washington to Hollywood to Pyongyang? 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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Colbert Sheds Character for 'Late Show' Chair

Friday, April 11, 2014

Yesterday CBS announced that David Letterman will pass the torch to Stephen Colbert. How might Colbert begin to "play himself" after a decade of acting in character? Who might succeed him at Comedy Central?

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Should We Give Prisoners a College Education?

Friday, April 11, 2014

Research suggests that inmates who participated in prison college programs  are 43 percent less likely to return to a life of crime. But the idea of giving prisoners a college education remains unpopular.

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How One Gang Took Control of a Baltimore Jail

Friday, April 11, 2014

Until recently, the Baltimore City Detention Center was controlled not by correctional officers, but by the Black Guerrilla Family gang, which managed a complex organized crime ring that extended outside the walls of the jail.

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Colin Firth on Torture & 'The Railway Man'

Friday, April 11, 2014

Actor Colin Firth discusses his new film “The Railway Man,” which tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is tortured as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II.

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