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To Save These Pigs, Ky. Farmer Says We Have To Eat Them

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 7:47am

Travis Hood is raising a rare species of pig called the Red Wattle. He's part of a small but growing movement across the country to create more biodiversity and save heritage breeds.

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Book News: 'Big 5' Publishers Absent From Amazon's New E-Book Service

NPR Arts & Culture - July 21, 2014 - 7:42am

Also: North Carolina Poet Laureate Valerie Macon resigns; David Orr on James Franco's poetry.

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In Effort To Forge Cease-Fire, Kerry Heads To Egypt

NPR News - July 21, 2014 - 7:00am

The fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza has left more than 500 people dead. The State Department said it was deeply concerned about the risk of further escalation.

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Company Says It Can Cure Your Hangover – For Up To $300 A Visit

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 6:35am

People waking up with a hangover often say they'd pretty much give anything to make it go away — which may explain why a new company promising to do just that is thriving in New York.

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Arkansas Razorbacks Trademark Famous Hog Call

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 6:06am

The famous hog call chanted by fans of the sports teams of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks is now a registered trademark owned by the school.

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Report Of Expired Meat Sparks Food Safety Scare In China

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:57am

Some American fast-food restaurants in China have stopped using meat from a supplier in Shanghai after reports that it was selling expired beef and chicken.

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How Many Frequent Flyer Miles Can You Get With A $36M Charge?

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:55am

Last spring a man bought an ancient Chinese ceramic cup, sold by Sotheby's Hong Kong. The price: $36 million. But because of currency rules, he paid with his American Express card.

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After Ultimatum, Christians Flee Iraqi City En Masse

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

For the first time since the first century, there are basically no Christians left in the historic Iraqi city of Mosul.

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International Observers Work To Keep Tabs On Site Of Malaysia Jet Crash

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

At the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine, international observers are trying to keep tabs on the rebels' treatment of victims' bodies and potential evidence from the scene.

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Legal Battle Looms Over Florida Congressional Districts

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

A judge has ruled that maps for two Florida congressional districts were drawn in a way that violates the state constitution.

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White House Faces Foreign Crises On Multiple Fronts

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

NPR's Cokie Roberts and Ari Shapiro, and Fiona Hill, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, discuss the shooting down of a passenger jet in Ukraine and the Israeli military invasion of Gaza.

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Tobacco Company Told To Pay $23.6B In Lawsuit

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has been hit with a $23.6 billion ruling from a lawsuit brought by a chain smoker's widow.

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Israelis Shaken Over Deaths Of Soldiers

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

In one Jerusalem suburb, some Israelis wonder whether the ground invasion will achieve the results they are looking for.

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In Asheville, NC, Summer Vacation Lasts Just A Few Weeks

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

Can year-round school spell the end of the "summer slide" for disadvantaged kids?

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Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

The Florida Republican, with one eye on the White House, tells NPR's Morning Edition that there's a role for government to play in opening access to higher education and job training.

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Next To Silicon Valley, Nonprofits Draw Youth Of Color Into Tech

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

Programs like Hack the Hood try to help young people in Oakland, Calif., find a gateway into the high-tech industry — and out of "dead-end" jobs.

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Big Data Peeps At Your Medical Records To Find Drug Problems

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

It's been tough to identify the problems that only turn up after medicines are on the market. An experimental project is now combing through data to get earlier, more accurate warnings.

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Big Data Peeps At Your Medical Records To Find Drug Problems

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

It's been tough to identify the problems that only turn up after medicines are on the market. An experimental project is now combing through data to get earlier, more accurate warnings.

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Writer Plumbs 'Nature Of Evil' In Hometown's Violent, Civil Rights Past

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

Greg Iles sets his thrillers in the antebellum river city of Natchez, Miss. His latest book, Natchez Burning, pulls from true stories of the racial violence that gripped the state 50 years ago.

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Writer Plumbs 'Nature Of Evil' In Hometown's Violent, Civil Rights Past

Morning Edition - July 21, 2014 - 5:15am

Greg Iles sets his thrillers in the antebellum river city of Natchez, Miss. His latest book, Natchez Burning, pulls from true stories of the racial violence that gripped the state 50 years ago.

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