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The Last Word In Business

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08am

David Greene and Kelly McEvers have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08am

Kelly McEvers has business news.

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NBA's Regular Season Ends Wednesday, NHL Playoffs Begin

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08am

The National Hockey League playoffs start Wednesday night, and the National Basketball Association playoffs begin Saturday. We run down the post-season picture for both sports.

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NYPD To Disband Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08am

The Demographics Unit was trying to root out terrorist threats, but never produced a usable lead. Kelly McEvers talks to journalist Matt Apuzzo, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the unit.

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Death Toll Expected To Climb In South Korea Ferry Disaster

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08am

Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast. Among those on the boat, 325 high school students.

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Tremendously Gratifying To Win 2 Pulitzers, 'Post' Editor Says

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08am

After years of circulation declines and painful staffing cuts, this year's two Pulitzer Prizes are especially sweet. David Greene talks to Marty Baron, the executive editor for The Washington Post.

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Unique Rose Bush Graces Arizona Desert Town

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08am

The world's largest rose bush is located in an unlikely place for a genteel attraction: Tombstone, Arizona. It blooms during spring break; thousands come to the bush that was planted in 1885.

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Suspected Muslim Extremists Step Up Attacks In Nigeria

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:08am

Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.

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Despite Everything, Tiger Will Always Be No. 1

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:44am

Tiger Woods hasn't won a major in six years, and at 38, says commentator Frank Deford, he's past even a golfer's prime years. Still, no one can touch the reigning king of golf.

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T Rex To Reveal Itself At The Smithsonian

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:42am

Scientists at the Smithsonian are set to unpack something rare that the National Museum of Natural History has never had before — a nearly complete skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex.

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How One Michigan City Is Sending Kids To College Tuition-Free

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:41am

In 2005, a group of anonymous donors in Kalamazoo launched a bold program. It pays for graduates of the city's public schools to attend any of Michigan's public universities or community colleges.

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As La. Coast Recedes, Battle Rages Over Who Should Pay

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:40am

A flood protection authority is suing to try to hold the oil and gas industries responsible for Louisiana's land crisis. But policymakers are trying to stop the lawsuit, saying it's bad for business.

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Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:39am

Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.

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'Before India,' A Young Gandhi Found His Calling In South Africa

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:38am

The racism Gandhi encountered in South Africa helped spark a lifetime of activism. Historian Ramachandra Guha says without that experience, "he would never have become a political animal."

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Astronauts Will Soon Be Able To Eat Fresh Veggies In Space

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:54am

A plant growth chamber is headed to the International Space Station. It's called Veggie and it sort of looks like a pillow that you can see through, all lit up in pink, with lettuce inside.

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Astronauts Will Soon Be Able To Eat Fresh Vegggies In Space

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:54am

A plant growth chamber is headed to the International Space Station. It's called Veggie and it sort of looks like a pillow that you can see through, all lit up in pink with lettuce inside.

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'Captain Underpants' 2013's Most Vilified Book

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:51am

The top spot on the American Library Association's annual list of most challenged books goes to The Adventures of Captain Underpants — for the second year in a row.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:17am

David Greene has the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:17am

David Greene has business news.

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Russian Media Accused Of Feeding Propaganda On Ukraine Crisis

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:17am

Russia's state-run news media have run intense coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, consistently portraying the new government in Kiev as neo-Nazis who seized power in a violent coup. That narrative has had a powerful impact on the way Russians perceive the crisis.

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