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In Swing State Of Colorado, Voter Says She Has To Settle For Choice Of Evils

Friday, October 31, 2014

One of the contests that could decide control of the Senate is in Colorado. Steve Inskeep traveled there to knock on voters' doors. In this first part, we meet Ili Bennett, a woman hit hard by the Great Recession and hungry for big changes in the country.
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Activists Against Voter Restrictions May Be Hindering Their Own Cause

Friday, October 31, 2014

Those fighting new voting laws are watching the polls closely for evidence that the legislation restricts the right to vote. But these same groups are pushing voter turnout, in some cases to vote the proponents out of office.
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The Colorful, Blossoming D.C. Arts Scene In The 1950s, '60s

Friday, October 31, 2014

In 1965 the work of six local painters went on exhibit at the now-defunct Washington Gallery of Modern Art. The show launched a movement, and the painters' work now hangs in major museums. One of those artists, now 97, lives in Arlington, Va.
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A $1.3 Billion Question: What's The Future Of LA's iPad Program?

Friday, October 31, 2014

The departure of Superintendent John Deasy leaves the controversial program โ€” and the future of the district's technology plans โ€” up in the air.
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Why Deflation Is Such A Big Worry For Europe

Friday, October 31, 2014

Some of the weakest countries, such as Spain and Italy, are experiencing a broad drop in incomes and asset values. Deflation is a painful process that can be hard to reverse once it starts.
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With Shift From Ukraine To Russia, Crimea's Business And Pleasure Uprooted

Friday, October 31, 2014

Crimeans are adjusting to Russian control in small and big ways, like rooting for a new soccer team and finding new ways to make a living.
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Cash For Halloween Candy? Dentists' Buyback Program Is Booming

Friday, October 31, 2014

If you're like many parents, by tomorrow morning you'll be facing a candy glut. One possible solution? Sell it to a dentist participating in a program that sends candy care packages to troops.
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What Was The Result Of U.S. Attack Against Khorasan Group In Syria?

Friday, October 31, 2014

More than a month after the U.S. targeted a shadowy al-Qaida bomb-making group known as the Khorasan in Syria with Tomahawk cruise missiles, little is known about the impact of that attack.
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Doppelnamers: When Your Digital Identity Is Also Someone Else's

Friday, October 31, 2014

Finding your email double or Twitter twin is easier than ever, with Web searches and social media reminding us how un-special our names really are. So how do you stand out when others share your name?
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Virus Sleuths Chip Away At Ebola Mysteries

Friday, October 31, 2014

Big questions have bedeviled virus hunters for 38 years: Why do people differ in their response to Ebola? Is it becoming more or less dangerous? There's now more evidence about who gets sick and why.
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For Morbid Anatomy Museum Founder, Spooky Things Are Life's Work

Friday, October 31, 2014

Joanna Ebenstein, and her father, recall her lifelong fascination with stomach-turning body parts, among other things.
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In An Online, On-Demand Age, TV Reruns Are Redefined

Friday, October 31, 2014

FX's new digital platform, Simpsons World features all 25 years of episodes from The Simpsons. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it's also among several sites that are revitalizing the TV rerun.
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Look Here: Phone App Checks Photos For Eye Disease

Friday, October 31, 2014

Bryan Shaw showed it was possible to detect early signs of eye cancer from a family photo album. Now, he and his research team have made an iPhone app.
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Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

Thursday, October 30, 2014

In an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook comes out by saying he's proud to be gay and his silence was a matter of personal privacy. Two other publicly traded U.S. companies have publicly gay CEOs.
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Record Those Work Hours, Get Some Beer

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Minneapolis ad agency Colle + McVoy is using beer to get its workers to fill out their time sheets. Fill out your time sheet, swipe your card, and you get a free beer.
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Thief In Canada Tries To Make His Getaway In Red Canoe

Thursday, October 30, 2014

In Nova Scotia a burglar tried to get away in a canoe. Cops watched from both sides of the harbor until the culprit paddled into a park and tried to run off into the woods. The stolen item: a sword.
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The Independent Oil Producer You Usually Don't Hear From

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Most Americans feel relieved when they see a drop in prices at the pump. Jason Bruns feels the opposite. A higher price of oil is good for him. He owns 10 oil wells in Kansas that produce about two barrels a day.
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Giants Trump Royals For World Series Win

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The San Francisco Giants took the World Series for the third time in five years Wednesday night, defeating the Kansas Royals 3-2 in Missouri.
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Crimean Tatar's History A Backdrop For Current Pressures

Thursday, October 30, 2014

David Greene continues his reporting in the newest part of the Russian empire, Crimea. He visits a Muslim Tatar community as it celebrates a holiday, with a new Russia-appointed mayor.
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'Lastness': Award-Winning Poet Galway Kinnell Dies At 87

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Poet Galway Kinnell died Tuesday. His career spanned from the end of World War II to the present, earning him a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award. Home in Vermont, Kinnell died from leukemia.
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