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NPR Story
4:03 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

Looking To Learn English, South Korean Man Follows KC Royals For Decades

Originally published on Sun August 10, 2014 4:41 pm

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Middle East
4:13 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

Israel, Hamas Both Accused Of War Crimes In Gaza Conflict

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Iraq
4:13 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

As U.S. Strikes Targets In Iraq, A Sense Of Deja Vu

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Iraq
4:13 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

Militias Around Baghdad Defend Against Islamic State Militants

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Law
7:02 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Federal Judge Rules Some College Players Are Entitled To Payment

Originally published on Fri August 8, 2014 8:52 pm

College athletes scored a major victory in court Friday. A federal judge issued a ruling that the NCAA violated antitrust law by prohibiting athletes from payment for the use of their names, images and likenesses. The ruling addressed football and basketball players in particular.

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The Salt
5:03 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Lake Erie's Toxic Bloom Has Ohio Farmers On The Defensive

Paul Herringshaw says farmers like him have been taking steps to reduce crop runoff for years.
Sarah Jane Tribble WCPN

Originally published on Fri August 8, 2014 6:15 pm

A giant algae bloom is still making the waters in the western part of Lake Erie look like a thick, green pea soup. Toxins in that muck seeped into the water supply of Toledo, Ohio, last weekend, forcing officials to ban nearly half a million people from using tap water. A big cause of the algae proliferation isn't a mystery — it's crop runoff. And local farmers are on the defensive.

Six miles from Lake Erie is Ron Schimming's 400-acre soybean and corn farm.

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Environment
4:21 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

If A Water Main Isn't Broke, Don't Fix It (For 300 Years?)

The UCLA campus was flooded last week after a 30-inch water main broke. The city of Los Angeles is on a 300-year replacement plan for its water system.
Mike Meadows AP

Originally published on Sun August 10, 2014 5:22 pm

Most of us don't really give it a second thought: We turn on the tap, pour a glass of water and drink it down. But the U.S. has experienced a number of water-related problems this year, from the toxic algae bloom on Lake Erie to a massive water main break in Los Angeles that spilled 20 million gallons of water, and a chemical spill into West Virginia's Elk River that fouled the drinking water supply.

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Africa
4:21 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

'We Must Act Now, And Heavily, To Contain This Disease'

Originally published on Fri August 8, 2014 5:57 pm

Saran Daraba Kaba works as the executive secretary of the Mano River Union, the regional organization comprised of many of the countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak. She talks to Melissa Block about efforts to control the spread of the virus.

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Men In America
4:21 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Unlike Some Of Their Fathers, Today's Married Men Seek A 'Full Partner'

Originally published on Fri August 8, 2014 5:57 pm

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From NPR News, it's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.

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Global Health
3:05 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

WHO Warns That Ebola Outbreak Won't End Without International Help

Originally published on Fri August 8, 2014 5:57 pm

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