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EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 10:12am

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb and 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.

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EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

NPR Politics - November 26, 2014 - 10:12am

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb and 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.

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Patient Safety Journal Finds Violations, Tightens Standards After Scandal

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 9:30am

Kickback allegations against its former editor prompted the Journal of Patient Safety to review his writings and adopt new rules for disclosing commercial conflicts of interest.

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After 50 Years, An Olympic Medal Dispute Is Resolved

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 9:16am

The International Olympic Committee recognized that American figure skaters Vivian and Ronald Joseph, who originally finished fourth, won the bronze at the 1964 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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University Of Virginia Apologizes To Student Who Says She Was Gang-Raped

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 9:05am

Rolling Stone magazine published a harrowing account of a campus rape that's shaken the university. "Nothing like it should ever happen again," UVA President Teresa Sullivan said on Tuesday.

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In Ferguson, A Trove Of Evidence — But No Trial

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 8:57am

Analysis: As photos of officer Darren Wilson spread on social media, so did skepticism about his testimony.

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Seattle Mayor Pardons Tofurkey

Morning Edition - November 26, 2014 - 7:47am

The pardoning of a turkey is a long standing tradition in the White House. But Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says his city is known for being a little bit "granola."

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Dog Keeps Up With Athletes, Gets Adopted

Morning Edition - November 26, 2014 - 7:44am

Swedish athletes on an adventure race in Ecuador fed a stray dog a meatball. The dog kept up with them for six days. At the end of the race, one of the athletes adopted the dog they named Arthur.

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Messy Winter Storm Snarls Thanksgiving Travel

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 7:43am

Some parts of the Northeast could see up to 12 inches of snow. More than 1,000 flights have already been canceled.

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North-Of-The-Border Horror In 'Go Down Together'

NPR Arts & Culture - November 26, 2014 - 7:03am

Cold, dark winter nights are the perfect time to dip into Gemma Files' chilling new story collection, We Will All Go Down Together. Critic Jason Heller praises Files' "ghostly, magical storytelling."

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A Calmer Night In Ferguson, Mo., Amid Increased National Guard Presence

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 5:52am

Police arrested 44 people after another round of protests — these quieter than the unrest that erupted after the decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

NPR Arts & Culture - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and Eskimo ice cream — salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

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For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and Eskimo ice cream — salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

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For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and Eskimo ice cream — salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

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For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

NPR News - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and Eskimo ice cream — salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

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For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

Morning Edition - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and Eskimo ice cream — salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

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Why Fed Officials Are Concerned About Too Little Inflation

Morning Edition - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

The U.S., Europe and Japan are seeing prices and wages rise more slowly than the 2 percent target that their central banks have set. Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution.

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Viewpoint On Ferguson: People Have To Understand The Other Side

Morning Edition - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

David Greene talks to Steve Sullivan, who runs Provident, a network of counseling and crisis centers in the St. Louis area, including Ferguson. His comments appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Plan For Grand Jury Verdict Lacked Follow-Through, Critics Say

Morning Edition - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called in more member of the National Guard on Tuesday, after some protests in Ferguson turned violent Monday. A plan for after the verdict had been in the works for months.

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Solar Energy's Popularity Increases As Rooftop Panels Get Less Expensive

Morning Edition - November 26, 2014 - 5:13am

Solar energy is now competitive with the cost of power generated by coal, oil and natural gas. David Greene talks to Eric Wesoff of Greentech Media, a trade journal covering alternative technology.

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