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Swedish Scientists Sneak Dylan Lyrics Into Published Papers

Monday, September 29, 2014

It began 17 years ago when two of the scientists wrote an article about intestinal gas. They named it: "Nitric Oxide and Inflammation. The answer is "Blowing in the Wind."
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Bear Inspires Runner To Qualify For State Meet

Monday, September 29, 2014

High school athletes were running a cross country meet in Alaska when some encountered a bear. The meet was disrupted, but Taylee Nyquist ran well. She tells KRBD, she ran like a bear was chasing her.
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'Equalizer' Devotes Time To Character Development, Graphic Violence

Monday, September 29, 2014

When Denzel Washington and director Anton Fuqua collaborated on 2001's Training Day, the film won Washington an Oscar and changed the trajectory of his career. They're together again in The Equalizer.
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Aleppo Residents Trapped Between Syrian Forces And ISIS Militants

Monday, September 29, 2014

For a view from the ground of the U.S. led airstrikes on Islamic State militants, Audie Cornish talks with Zaina Erhaim, project coordinator for the Syrian Institute for War and Peace Reporting.
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White House And GOP-Controlled House Appear To Agree On ISIS Strategy

Monday, September 29, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner told ABC's This Week that he may bring Congress back for a special session, if necessary, to give the president authority to wage a full-out fight against the Islamic State.
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Trial To Begin In Atlanta Public Schools' Cheating Scandal

Monday, September 29, 2014

On Monday, opening statements begin in the trial of 12 educators charged in an alleged cheating conspiracy. Originally, 35 were indicted but more than half took plea deals.
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Ex-Rep. James Traficant Dies At 73

Monday, September 29, 2014

Former Democratic Congressman James Traficant of Ohio was known for his flamboyant pompadour of a toupee and even more flamboyant speeches on the House floor.
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Will The NFL's Domestic Violence Scandal Hurt Its Bottom Line?

Monday, September 29, 2014

The NFL has become a $10 billion financial juggernaut by attracting new fans and devising new ways to make money. Now, the NFL confronts what may be its most serious image problem ever.
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Modi Transforms From Person Non Grata To Celebrated White House Guest

Monday, September 29, 2014

President Barack Obama hosts India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a White House dinner Monday night. On Tuesday, they will hold a summit aimed at re-invigorating U.S.-Indian relations.
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Pro-Democracy Activists Occupy Hong Kong's Business District

Monday, September 29, 2014

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong are calling for free elections. Many spent Sunday night camped out on the streets after police fired tear gas and used batons to try to disperse them.
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In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

Monday, September 29, 2014

Voters in New Hampshire's 1st District have swung back and forth in recent congressional elections. This year, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter meets former GOP Rep. Frank Guinta for the third time.
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Who's Buried In The 'Magnificent' Tomb From Ancient Greece?

Monday, September 29, 2014

The largest archaeological find of its kind in Greece has set off speculation and thrilled Greeks, reminding them they are rich in history.
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Rochester Focuses On A New Picture Of American Manufacturing

Monday, September 29, 2014

Rochester, N.Y., was once the imaging capital of the world, home to Kodak, Xerox and Bausch + Lomb. Now, with a drastically cut manufacturing sector, the city is trying to build something new.
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HBCUs Move To Address Campus Sexual Assaults, But Is It Enough?

Monday, September 29, 2014

One major study found sexual assaults are lower on campuses of historically black colleges and universities. But some question those numbers and whether HBCUs have the resolve to address the issue.
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A Doctor Unlocks Mysteries Of The Brain By Talking And Watching

Monday, September 29, 2014

If you have a problem with your heart or liver, the diagnosis will likely be made by a lab test or medical image. But neurologist Allan Ropper says those tests often fail when it comes to the brain.
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Underground Beer Pipeline Solves Traffic Issue

Friday, September 26, 2014

Residents of a Belgium city were sick of the congestion and noise from trucks rumbling between the local brewery and a nearby bottling plant. Construction on the pipeline begins next year.
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Slot Machine Win Helps Man Avoid Prison

Friday, September 26, 2014

Police in Berlin were carrying out a routine check when they found a man had an outstanding arrest warrant. He didn't have money to pay the fine — until he tried the slot machine one last time.
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First Listen: 'Become Ocean' By John Luther Adams

Friday, September 26, 2014

NPR's classical producers Tom Huizenga and Anastasia Tsioulcas discuss a composition by U.S. composer John Luther Adams. "Become Ocean" is a symphonic piece that take its cues from the natural world.
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Assessing Eric Holder's Legacy

Friday, September 26, 2014

Audie Cornish talks to NPR senior political correspondent Ron Elving about Attorney General Eric Holder's legacy of civil rights and its effect on communities of color.
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Rethinking The Relationship Between Civilization And Nature

Friday, September 26, 2014

NPR Blogger and astrophysicist Adam Frank takes to the streets of Seattle to tell Audie Cornish why he believes we ought to think of cities and nature in a more holistic way.
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