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5 Potential Replacements For Moyes At Man United

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:23am

5 potential replacements for Moyes at Man United

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Armstrong Coach Bruyneel Banned For 10 Years

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:03am

Armstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years

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World Stocks Mixed On China Worries, US Earnings

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:33am

World stocks mixed on China worries, US earnings

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What Exactly Is 'High-Quality' Preschool?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:03am

Many educators tout the benefits of preschool, but there's no clear standard for what qualifies as a quality program. Researchers say that when it comes to pre-K, Tulsa, Okla., gets it right.

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For Early Childhood Education, Tulsa, Okla., Stands Out

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:03am

Many states are planning to expand early childhood education programs, but what constitutes a high-quality pre-K program? Researchers say the city of Tulsa, Okla., has come up with a winning formula.

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Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge To Ohio Ban On Campaign Lies

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:03am

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday testing whether states can make it a crime to lie about candidates during an election campaign.

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Kelis Puts 'Milkshake' Behind Her And Moves On To 'Food'

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:56am

Singer songwriter Kelis Rogers, who's also a trained chef, goes by just Kelis. She's best known for the 2003 hit song "Milkshake." Steve Inskeep talks to the R&B artist about her new album Food.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:56am

Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.

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For Short Trips, Intercity Buses Horn In On Airline Customers

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:56am

A study suggests buses offering lower fares, with wide seats and amenities such as WiFi, are seeing significant growth in ridership on trips up to 500 miles, sometimes at the expense of airlines.

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Business News

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:56am

Renee Montagne has business news.

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Egyptians Fear Power Outages Could Fuel More Unrest

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:56am

The oil and natural gas that Egypt depends on for power generation is heavily subsidized. But the state doesn't want to raise prices and anger a population already frustrated by political uncertainty.

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Georgia Bill Loosens Restrictions On Guns In Public Places

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:56am

Allowing guns into government buildings that have no security is part of a bill waiting the governor's approval. Municipalities worry their budgets will grow as they forced to hire security.

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American Meb Keflezighi Wins Boston Marathon

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:33am

American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

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Man United Says Moyes Leaves As Manager

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:33am

Man United says Moyes leaves as manager

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Biden Tells Ukrainian Leaders US Stands With Them

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:03am

Biden tells Ukrainian leaders US stands with them

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Post-9/11 Military Build-Up Reversal Hits Officers

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:43am

Post-9/11 military build-up reversal hits officers

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Obama To Survey Deadly Washington Mudslide Damage

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:33am

Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

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Remembering Jason Molina, A Musician Who Refused To Look Back

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:29am

Molina's songs turned a tiny Midwest indie label into an industry mainstay and influenced scores of musicians — facts borne in two new releases around the anniversary of his death.

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Powerful Narcotic Painkiller Up For FDA Approval

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:29am

The FDA is weighing the pros and cons of a drug that would, for the first time, combine morphine and oxycodone in a single pill. Critics warn it could launch a new wave of abuse.

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'Ready For Hillary': Clinton's Campaign-in-Waiting

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:28am

A shadow campaign is underway, raising small donations by selling T-shirts and baby onesies and holding fundraisers, all just waiting for Hillary Clinton to say yes, she is running for president.

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