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Employers And Insurers Gain Control In Workers' Compensation Disputes

Monday, March 30, 2015

In 10 states, injured workers are finding it more difficult to get or keep medical treatment their doctors prescribe because of reforms to workers' comp laws.

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WNYC News

'Just Vote Already' Boosts Bronx Turnout

Monday, March 30, 2015

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WNYC's get-out-the-vote experiment in one election district yields promising results.

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Morning Edition

With So Much Oil Flowing, U.S. May Be Reaching Storage Limits

Monday, March 30, 2015

Amid record production, some analysts worry the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. One says lack of storage space could drive oil down to around $20 a barrel, less than half the current price.

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Morning Edition

Uphill Skiing Gains Traction In Colorado

Monday, March 30, 2015

There's a growing trend of hiking up mountains — in skis. Though it's banned at some resorts for safety reasons, enthusiasts in Aspen want make the town a hub for the emerging sport.

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Morning Edition

Sure, Use A Treadmill Desk — But You Still Need To Exercise

Monday, March 30, 2015

Treadmill desks were the hot new trend in exercising a few years ago. The idea was to get moving and lose weight at work. But a new study suggests people don't use them enough to make a difference.

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Morning Edition

Compression Clothing: Not The Magic Bullet For Performance

Monday, March 30, 2015

Tight elasticized socks, sleeves and T-shirts supposedly make you a better athlete. But alas, science is pouring some cold water on those alluring claims.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Drug Addiction Among Mormons, A Rising Hip-Hop Star, and College Rejection

Monday, March 30, 2015

Today's Takeaways: Drug Addiction Among Mormons, A Rising Hip-Hop Star, and College Rejection

The Takeaway

Boycott Indiana: The Backlash Against New 'Religious Freedom Law'

Monday, March 30, 2015

Governor Mike Pence of Indiana under pressure after signing a bill last week that allows business to deny services based on religious faith.

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The Takeaway

Mormons, Forbidden From Drugs, Plagued By Prescription Drug Addiction

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Mormon faith forbids alcohol, tobacco and drugs, yet they have a surprising problem with prescription overdoses. We investigate why. 

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Michigan State, Duke Join Kentucky, Wisconsin In The Men's Final Four

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A missed free throw sent Michigan State-Louisville to overtime, where the Cardinals couldn't hang on. Gonzaga hung with Duke but couldn't quite keep up.

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WNYC News

Hope Fades for Missing Men as Two Bodies Are Found

Sunday, March 29, 2015

It's becoming clear that an explosion in the East Village killed at least two people, but the precise cause of the blast is still being investigated.

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All Things Considered

Videos On End-Of-Life Choices Ease Tough Conversation

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A program in Hawaii aims to reduce the number of older people who spend their final days of life in a hospital. Hawaii has one of the highest rates of hospital deaths for those over age 65 in the U.S.

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Iran, West Said To Be Closing Gap On Nuke Deal As Deadline Looms

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The two sides are reportedly close to a deal ahead of a Tuesday deadline, but diplomatic sources caution that an agreement could still fall apart. Shipping uranium to Russia is a point of contention.

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Arab League Approves Idea Of Ground Forces For Regional Security

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The 22-member body agreed in principle to the military force that could be rapidly deployed to regional trouble spots.

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Dozens Killed In Nigerian Election Violence As Polling Continues

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Boko Haram extremists are being blamed for more than 40 deaths, including one lawmaker, as balloting continues in a closely-fought presidential elections.

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At Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Remembers Germanwings Crash Victims

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Francis noted that schoolchildren were aboard the aircraft thought to have been deliberately crashed by its co-pilot. The pontiff also paid tribute to "martyrs" killed for their faith.

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Indiana Governor: Lawmakers To 'Clarify' Anti-Gay Law

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mike Pence, who signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, says he didn't anticipate the level of hostility the law has engendered.

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Afghan Chief Executive: Leaders Set Aside Egos To Rally For Nation

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Abdullah Abdullah and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, once fierce political rivals, traveled together to Washington last week to undo years of hostility between their predecessor and Obama.

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How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The founder of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, used both free-market principles and strong central planning to transform the tiny former British colony into an economic powerhouse.

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Clinton Seeks A 'New Relationship' With The Press

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Some of Hillary Clinton's most vocal critics are from those in the media. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to correspondent Mara Liasson about Clinton's evolving relationship with the press.

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