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NBA To Address Racial Rant Allegedly Made By Clippers Owner

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Donald Sterling is said to be on a tape that was released to the media in which he allegedly made racist comments. The NBA is investigating whether it is Sterling on the tape.

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Higher Doses Of Antidepressants May Raise Teen Suicide Risk

Monday, April 28, 2014

Antidepressants have been associated with a higher suicide risk in children and young adults, but this study found that there's even more danger when people start off taking higher doses.

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All Things Considered

Tornados Ravage Midwest, Leaving Over A Dozen Dead

Monday, April 28, 2014

One of the first tornados of the year wreaked havoc in the northern suburbs of Little Rock, Ark. As Michael Hibblen of Little Rock's KUAR reports, more than a dozen people have died.

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All Things Considered

Between Farmers And Frackers, Calif. Water Caught In Tussle

Monday, April 28, 2014

California's extreme drought has drawn battle lines over who gets water and who doesn't. As KQED's Lauren Sommer reports, fracking and farming are vying for freshwater in California's Central Valley.

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New Film 'All About Ann' Looks At The Life Of A Texan Leader

Monday, April 28, 2014

A new HBO film, All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State looks at one of the most formidable political figures of her time, and the last Democrat ever to serve as governor of Texas.

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Steve Jobs' Death Inspired Goal To Get Kids Coding

Monday, April 28, 2014

Many public schools do not offer computer science classes, even though tech workers are in high demand. Now 30 public school districts have partnered with the nonprofit Code.org to get kids coding.

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Do Fans Have Any Responsibility After Sterling's Comments?

Monday, April 28, 2014

Host Michel Martin speaks with business ethicist Jack Marshall about an appropriate response from the NBA, the players and the public after allegedly racist comments made by the L.A. Clippers' owner.

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Should Bigotry Get You Kicked Out Of The NBA?

Monday, April 28, 2014

There has been widespread outrage to racist comments allegedly made by L.A. Clippers' owner Donald Sterling. Host Michel Martin learns more from sports columnists William Rhoden and Christine Brennan.

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Utah Mom Accused Of Killing 6 Of Her Babies Charged With Murder

Monday, April 28, 2014

Megan Huntsman is accused of killing the children after giving birth to them between 1996 and 2006. She was arrested after her estranged husband discovered one body while cleaning out the garage.

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Morning Edition

Old Atari Games Found In N.M. Landfill

Monday, April 28, 2014

E.T. was a hit in the 80s, not so for the video game based on the film. It was rumored Atari dumped truckloads of unused game cartridges in a landfill. Three decades later, the games were found.

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Morning Edition

Students Met Their Goal So Teacher Has To Deliver

Monday, April 28, 2014

A 4th grade teacher in Wichita, Kan., challenged her students to do their homework for 100 straight days. Mission accomplished — now she has to dye her hair orange and come to class in a prom dress.

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Morning Edition

Hersman: Growing North American Oil Industry Tests Rail Safety

Monday, April 28, 2014

Steve Inskeep talks to departing National Transportation Safety Board chairman Deborah Hersman about the years of delay in putting safer tanker cars on the nation's railroads.

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Morning Edition

Clippers Distances Themselves From Racist Comments

Monday, April 28, 2014

David Greene talks to ESPN's Peter Keating about racist remarks allegedly made by Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers. The NBA is investigating the authenticity of the recording.

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Killer Tornadoes Rip Through Arkansas, Oklahoma

Monday, April 28, 2014

The most powerful of the twisters touched down north of Little Rock and tore an 80-mile path through the area. At least 14 people have died.

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Morning Edition

Conservatives Yet To Rally Around Obamacare Replacement

Monday, April 28, 2014

Congressional Republicans say they want to repeal and replace Obamacare, but they've been light on details of what the alternative might look like.

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Morning Edition

Enormous Weather Front Spawns Deadly Tornadoes

Monday, April 28, 2014

Powerful storms struck central Arkansas on Sunday. Emergency workers are going door-to-door to check on residents. More than a dozen people have been killed.

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Morning Edition

Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic Fights To Remain Open

Monday, April 28, 2014

A dispute over a state law requiring abortion providers to have hospital admitting privileges goes before the U.S. Court of Appeals. Critics say such laws create a de facto ban on abortion.

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Morning Edition

Test First Before Going For Those Testosterone Supplements

Monday, April 28, 2014

It sounds so simple; slap on a testosterone patch and you're feeling young again. But for many men, the problem may really be obesity or diabetes. Here's how to know.

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Morning Edition

Fire-Setting Ranchers Have Burning Desire To Save Tallgrass Prairie

Monday, April 28, 2014

In eastern Kansas, ranchers burn the prairie every spring to bring back grass for grazing cattle. Environmentalists celebrate those fires because without them the delicate ecosystem would disappear.

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All Things Considered

Cringe-Worthy Audio Has LA Clippers' Owner In Hot Water, Again

Sunday, April 27, 2014

The NBA is investigating Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers. Audio has surfaced that is allegedly of Sterling telling his girlfriend not to associate with black people or post photos of them on her social media accounts.

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