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Internet Sales Threaten Shopping Mall Culture

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

Detroit created the car culture. And the car culture began the shopping mall. But the shopping mall is partly responsible for Detroit's downfall. And now, in another twist, the mall itself is threatened by the consumer culture of the Internet.

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Religious Refugees Flee ISIS; Head To Kurdistan Border

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

Steve Inskeep talks to Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani of the Kurdistan Regional Government, for the latest news on the conflict with the Islamic State Of Iraq.

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Politicians Battle For Control Of Iraq's Central Government

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

Iraq's president has named a prime minister designate to replace Nouri al Maliki. But Maliki denounced the move as a violation of the Iraqi constitution and refuses to leave. David Greene gets the latest from "New York Times" reporter Tim Arango.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

David Greene has business news.

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Craft Brewers Tweak N.C. Water To Match Western Mountain Flavor

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

Several craft beer makers from the western U.S. are setting up operations in the East. But producing there means they must tinker with local water so the beer tastes the same wherever it's brewed.

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Standoff Paralyzes New England Grocery Chain, Hurts Customers

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

Worker protests have brought business to a standstill, forcing managers to tell thousands of part-time employees to stay home. Workers demand the return of their ousted CEO.

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Versatile Comedian Robin Williams Dies At 63

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

Williams became a household name in 1978 starring in the TV sitcom Mork & Mindy. He went on to appear in films such as Good Morning Vietnam and Good Will Hunting, a role which earned him an Oscar.

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Poet Jennifer Chang Reads 'Again A Solstice'

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

We've been asking poets to tell us about their summers by reading us poems. Jennifer Chang was once asked to submit a summertime poem to The New York Times, but it was rejected for being too dark.

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Migrants Jam LA Courtroom For Deportation Hearing

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

A critique of America's immigration policy is that people ordered to immigration court often don't show up. Steve Inskeep went to an immigration court in Los Angeles to see if that narrative is true.

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Why Is There No Drug To Treat Ebola?

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

Three companies are working to develop a drug that can battle Ebola. The free market has not produced a solution — a situation the U.S. government has been trying to correct.

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Obama Urges Iraqis To Form Inclusive Government

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 4:11am

The White House believes a unified government could counter Sunni extremists of the Islamic State. But that has proven to be difficult, as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki tries to cling to power.

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Exotic Dancers Protest Outside Church

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 6:00am

For years, a local church held protests outside a club in central Ohio where the dancers worked. On Sunday, six dancers, dressed for work, showed up to demonstrate outside the church.

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Sweden's Really Old Eel Dies

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:54am

The 155-year-old eel died at home, in a well in the small fishing village where he'd been living since 1859.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:06am

David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:06am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Autobot$ Rule: Why Transformers 4 Is China's Box Office Champ

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:06am

Transformers: Age of Extinction hauled in more than $300 million to become the country's all-time top-grossing film. A loyal and nostalgic fan base and action set in China help explain its popularity.

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Use Of Experimental Ebola Serum Raises Ethical Questions

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:06am

David Greene talks to University of Wisconsin bioethicist and former FDA official Alta Charo about ethical issues related to experimental treatments for the Ebola virus.

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Missionaries Who Return To North Carolina Will Be Quarantined

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:06am

Charlotte prepares to receive several missionaries back from Liberia who were there helping Ebola patients. Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Megan Davies, the state epidemiologist of North Carolina

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Items Up For Sale At Unclaimed Baggage Center Reflect Trends

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 4:06am

It has been called the lost luggage capital of the world. Bags and suitcases that can't be reunited with their owners end up in northern Alabama at the Unclaimed Baggage Center.

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