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1950 World Cup Ticketholder Gets Tickets For 2014 Game

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:08am

Sanch Belmot, 85, missed the 1950 World Cup final to be with his dying mom. Brazil lost that match. His old ticket will go into a museum in exchange for 3 tickets to this year's final.

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'Do The Right Thing' Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:52am

The movie brilliantly tells the story of how an Italian-owned pizzeria becomes a flashpoint for racial unrest in one of New York City's poorest neighborhoods, Bedford-Stuyvesant.

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Denver Interactive Street Arcade Attracts Gamers Of All Ages

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

This summer, people in Denver are taking to the streets to play video games. It's part of a new immersive and interactive street festival that's transforming two downtown city blocks into custom video games. They're played on giant LED screens and accompanied by musicians from the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines Fight For Market Share In Seattle

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

In an era of airline consolidation and downsizing, something unusual is happening at SeaTac Airport near Seattle. Delta Air Lines is building up its Seattle operation into a hub and gateway to Asia. That's good for Western travelers as the added competition holds down fares and spawns frequent flier bonuses. It's probably not so good for the bottom line of Delta's erstwhile partner, Seattle-based Alaska Airlines.

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Politics In The News

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

President Obama on Monday plans to present to Congress a package of proposals to deal with the huge influx of children over the border from Mexico. The staggering numbers have overwhelmed detention centers and temporary shelters. His request comes at a time when the Republican House leaders claim that Obama's idea of flexibility means taking the law into his own hands.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

David Greene and Renee Montagne have today's Last Word in business.

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Business News

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

David Greene has business news.

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Small But Steady Downward Trend In U.S. Executions

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

The death penalty is in trouble — drug shortages, botched executions and lawsuits are calling the idea of a "humane" execution into question. Some states are returning to previously abandoned methods.

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China Tries To Establish Foothold In Zambia, Tanzania

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

Africa is big business for China. Howard French, author of China's Second Continent, talks to Steve Inskeep about why some African countries are of particular interest to Chinese leaders.

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In Unofficial Referendum, Hong Kong Voters Demand Change

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

Residents of the Chinese territory went to the polls for democratic change. The vote was not binding, but organizers are threatening mass demonstrations if the results aren't heeded.

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Supreme Court To Rule On Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:59am

The U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term Monday. It will decide whether health insurance that for-profit employers offer workers must include birth control over the employer's religious objections.

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Obama To Nominate Ex-Procter & Gamble Chief To Head VA

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:25am

President Obama's choice to head the Department of Veterans Affairs is former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald. He is West Point grad from a military family.

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