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Trump Plaza Hotel And Casino Closes Its Doors

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:55pm

Trump Plaza Hotel is the fourth hotel and casino in Atlantic City to close. What does this mean for the city's future?

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Detroit's Post-Bankruptcy Blues

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:50pm

Detroit is one step closer to ending its bankruptcy ordeal, but it doesn't mean the city's revenue problems will be over.

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Chris Smither On World Cafe

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:50pm

The singer-songwriter returns to the show to play songs from his new two-disc retrospective.

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Watch A Sweet Little Butterfly Nearly Crush A Woman's Hopes And Dreams

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:42pm

But flutist Yukie Ota didn't let a little insect throw her off her game at the Carl Nielsen International Flute Competition.

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Sheriff Defends Use Of Military Equipment

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:40pm

The Sheriff of Payne County, Okla., defends the possession and use of military equipment by local law enforcement.

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Front Row: First Aid Kit, 'My Silver Lining'

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:40pm

Watch the folk-pop duo perform "My Silver Lining" — from First Aid Kit's third album, Stay Gold — for a sold-out crowd at Boston's Paradise Rock Club.

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'Mindy' And 'New Girl' Navigate Their Worlds Of Crazy Love

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:39pm

Fox brings two comedies back Tuesday night that are traversing the tricky matter of central romantic plots in different ways.

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White House To Phase Out Coolant Linked With Climate Change

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:35pm

The White House will announce measures to phase out R-134a, a popular chemical coolant used in air conditioners and refrigerators.

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Kathy Gunst Explores Community Supported Agriculture

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:20pm

Kathy Gunst joins Cook's Illustrated executive food editor Keith Dresser at his CSA pickup and offers recipes for the seasonal CSA fare.

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Rising Income Inequality Linked To State Tax Revenues Decreasing

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:10pm

A new report shows that growing income inequality is contributing to a decline in state tax revenues.

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Gotta Know Mexico: A Mexican Music Puzzler

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:01pm

From Pre-Colombian sounds to hip-hop, Mexico's musical heritage is eclectic. To celebrate Mexican Independence Day and National Hispanic Heritage Month, test your knowledge of Mexican music.

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Farewell, Heating Pad: Physical Therapists Say It Doesn't Help

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:19am

Heating pads and other passive treatments don't do any good if the goal is gaining strength and mobility, according to the Choosing Wisely campaign. Instead, it's all about the exercise.

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Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:46am

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Senate panel he supports the president's plan to combat Islamic State militants but that if it proved necessary, he would recommend U.S. ground forces.

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Health Law Tempers States' Insurance Mandates

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:20am

Parts of the Affordable Care Act seek to curb states from setting their own mandates requiring insurers to cover specific care. But many state legislators are trying to work around the restrictions.

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A Scientist's Journey From Beer To Microbiology To Bourbon Making

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:08am

When his homebrew tasted bad, a college student decided to pursue microbiology. After more than a decade as a scientist, he's going back to brewing — but this time, he's moving up to bourbon.

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Marriott's New Envelope For Room Tips Stirs Debate

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:03am

An initiative launched with Maria Shriver's input is raising questions over how the hotel company pays its staff — and whether guests should be expected to tip.

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Is Atheist Awe A Religious Experience?

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:47am

Recently, we've been talking atheists, awe, science and religion at 13.7. Commentator Adam Frank is weighing in, saying it is the experience of awe that sets us on the road to science or spirituality.

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Homeless Vets: They're Not Just Single Men Any More

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:38am

Overall, there are fewer homeless veterans these days. But that good news is tempered by the growing number of homeless vets with families, including many women.

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Like It Or Not, Scotland's Drama May Hit Your Wallet

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:37am

Some economists say this Thursday's vote on Scotland's independence could have wide-ranging economic impacts. They fear a breakaway from the U.K. could trigger another global financial upheaval.

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Shara Worden On Q2's 'Spaces'

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:03am

My Brightest Diamond's busy and enigmatic singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist is a dizzying blur of creativity. Watch Q2 visit with Shara Worden in her Detroit home.

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