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Two Miles From Protests, Residents Want Calm To Return To Ferguson

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.

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Malls Find New Ways To Draw Shoppers

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

Standard big box shopping centers are in decline. But other types of malls have sprung up in their place. Some are based on making shopping more convenient. Others focus on the consumer experience.

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Latest Cease-Fire In Gaza Collapses

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

Israel has resumed targeting terror sites across the Gaza Strip after renewed rocket attacks on the Jewish state. The action casts doubts on the future of indirect talks in Cairo to end the fighting.

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Vodquila Gets Attention From Prestigious Competition

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

Alabama business owner Chander Arora and his family are introducing the world to Vodquila, a mix of vodka and tequila. It won an award at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Chicago's All-Black Little League Team Enhances City's Image

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

An all African-American Little League team from Chicago is drawing lots of attention and making a big impression. It's been 31 years since an all-black team made it into the league's World Series.

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U.S. Doctor To Travel To Sierra Leone To Help Ebola Victims

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, an infectious diseases expert at Boston University, is going to Sierra Leone to help care for Ebola patients. She talks to Kelly McEvers about the challenges she expects to face.

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Browns Bet On Manziel, But Is He Too Much Of A Distraction?

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

David Greene talks to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal about Johnny Manziel. The bad behavior of the rookie quarterback for the Cleveland Browns is getting a lot attention.

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Rights Of Protesters, Media Misunderstood In Ferguson

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

Authorities in the Missouri city are barring protesters and the media from recording their actions, arresting photographers and reporters and insisting that marchers walk instead of stay in one place.

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Islamic State Gives U.S. Reason To Intervene In Syria, Ex-Ambassador Says

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

Kelly McEvers talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford about current U.S. policy in the region, and where it should be headed.

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Salesman By Day, Medieval Swordsman On The Weekend

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

Morning Edition continues its series, "Alter Egos," which explores weekend hobbies, with David Greene talking to Medieval re-enactor Franklin Slaton of Birmingham, Alabama.

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Its Mental Health Treatment System Saves San Antonio Millions

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.

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Two Miles From Protests, Residents Want Calm To Return To Ferguson

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:06am

If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.

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Reporting On Ebola: An Abandoned 10-Year-Old, A Nervous Neighborhood

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 5:03am

The boy was found naked on the beach in West Point, a slum in Liberia's capital city of Monrovia. At first no one would take him in. People — and even a nearby clinic — were afraid he had Ebola.

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Reporting On Ebola: An Abandoned 10-Year-Old, A Nervous Neighborhood

NPR News - August 20, 2014 - 5:03am

The boy was found naked on the beach in West Point, a slum in Liberia's capital city of Monrovia. At first no one would take him in. People — and even a nearby clinic — were afraid he had Ebola.

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With Ferguson, Obama Forced To Confront Race Yet Again

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 3:36am

President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.

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With Ferguson, Obama Forced To Confront Race Yet Again

NPR News - August 20, 2014 - 3:36am

President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.

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With Ferguson, Obama Forced To Confront Race Yet Again

NPR Politics - August 20, 2014 - 3:36am

President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.

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Taylor Swift Aims For Pop's Throne

Morning Edition - August 20, 2014 - 3:35am

Erstwhile country singer Taylor Swift has a new sound and a new goal: to be the world's biggest pop star, with all the attention and provocation that comes with the job.

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A Tale Of Two Polls

NPR Education - August 20, 2014 - 3:34am

Two surveys claim to capture the public's view of the Common Core State Standards. But they tell very different stories.

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A Tale Of Two Polls

NPR News - August 20, 2014 - 3:34am

Two surveys claim to capture the public's view of the Common Core State Standards. But they tell very different stories.

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