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Missing Comma Gets Woman Out Of A Parking Ticket

Monday, July 06, 2015

The ticket was for parking more than 24 hours in a zone that didn't allow a "motor vehicle camper." The Ohio woman had a truck. She said that there needed to be a comma between vehicle and camper.
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9-Year-Old Fisherman Lands 600 Pound Sturgeon

Monday, July 06, 2015

Kegan Rothman and his dad were fishing on a Canadian River when Kegan got a bite. It took 2 hours to reel in the hefty sturgeon.
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CME Futures Pits To Close. 'It Was A Great Run,' Traders Say

Monday, July 06, 2015

After 167 years, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange is expected to close the Futures Pits at the Chicago Board of Trade on Monday. In this StoryCorps, we hear from two longtime traders.
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Ecuador Is The First Stop On Pope Francis' South America Trip

Monday, July 06, 2015

The Argentine pontiff has embarked on a nine-day swing through Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, some of the region's poorest countries. Francis is focusing on issues that affect the downtrodden.
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U.S. Wins Women's World Cup Final Over Japan 5-2

Monday, July 06, 2015

The game played in Vancouver, Canada, was a rematch of the 2011 World Cup final, which Japan won in a dramatic penalty kick shoot-out. The U.S. women have won a total of three World Cup trophies.
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Politics In The News: Iran Nuclear Talks

Monday, July 06, 2015

Iran is clearly a matter of huge concern to the Obama administration. But are these nuclear talks making much of a splash on the presidential campaign trail or even foreign affairs issues in general?
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Waiting For An Accord, IAEA Readies To Verify Iran's Nuclear Program

Monday, July 06, 2015

Yukia Amanao, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told reporters that there could be a report by the end of the year on whether Iran once had a nuclear weapons program.
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With Bailout Referendum Rejected, What Happens To Greece Now?

Monday, July 06, 2015

Greeks ignored creditors' warning and said "no" to more austerity in Sunday's bailout referendum. Renee Montagne talks to Gabriele Steinhauser of The Wall Street Journal.
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Greek Voters Give Bailout Referendum A Thumbs-Down

Monday, July 06, 2015

Sixty-one percent of Greek voters said "no" to the referendum that included tough austerity measures for Athens, in exchange for a continued line of credit to keep paying the government's obligations.
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U.S. Soccer Fans Ecstatic Over World Cup Victory

Monday, July 06, 2015

Throngs of American soccer fans brought traffic to a crawl in Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday. They were celebrating the Women's World Cup championship. The U.S. beat Japan 5-2.
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Liberal Minority Won Over Conservatives In Historic Supreme Court Term

Monday, July 06, 2015

The latest session made history on several fronts, and accepted cases for next year that will likely make still more. This year the liberals won a lot — but that doesn't mean they will in the future.
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A Few Miles From Mobile, A Wealth Of History, Nature — And Danger

Monday, July 06, 2015

Just outside this coastal city, five rivers converge in what feels like an alien world — what one conservationist calls "America's Amazon. It is the wildest, most diverse place ... in the country."
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People With Brain Injuries Heal Faster If They Get Up And Get Moving

Monday, July 06, 2015

Doctors tell surgical patients to get out of bed as soon as possible, but people with brain injuries are encouraged to rest. Now it looks like activity can benefit brain injured patients, too.
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Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Nears Its Quarry

Monday, July 06, 2015

After nearly a decade of traveling through space, NASA's New Horizons probe is about to arrive at Pluto. On Tuesday it will begin an intensive, weeklong study of the distant world.
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After Sketchy Science, Shark Week Promises To Turn Over A New Fin

Monday, July 06, 2015

Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren't as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.
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Corruption On The Border: Dismantling Misconduct In The Rio Grande Valley

Monday, July 06, 2015

The FBI is cracking down on rampant corruption in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. With voter fraud, drug smuggling and bribery a big part of border culture, it's proving to be a difficult task.
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Bubble Wrap Fans Were Outraged; Then Calmed Down

Friday, July 03, 2015

The Internet flipped out when Sealed Air announced a new type of bubble wrap. It'll be cheaper to store and ship — but less satisfying to pop. The company adds it will keep selling the old stuff.
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Parrot On A Winning Streak Picks Japan To Win Women's World Cup

Friday, July 03, 2015

Olivia, a gray parrot at a Japanese zoo, has correctly predicted the past six games for Japan. And today she picked Japan to win on Sunday.
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When Greeks Vote Sunday, It's Not Just About A Debt Deal

Friday, July 03, 2015

The referendum exposes a deep divide: those who feel Greece is the victim of a European conspiracy, and those who want to keep close ties with the rest of the continent.
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The Annual Reading Of The Declaration Of Independence

Friday, July 03, 2015

Morning Edition celebrates July 4th with the reading of the Declaration of Independence.
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