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Man Who Tried To Shut Down Boy's Lemonade Stand Investigated

September 2, 2014 - 6:01am

Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Fla., tried to shut down the stand as an illegal business. The Tampa Bay Times reports officials were tipped off that Wilkey may have a home business without a license.

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Officials Try To Lure Birds Away From Blast Site

September 2, 2014 - 5:55am

Workers want to tear down a span of the old Bay Bridge from Oakland to San Francisco. Transportation officials say cormorants are nesting on the span, and efforts to shoo them away have failed so far.

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What's In A Name? Former Arthur Andersen Employees Spell It Out

September 2, 2014 - 5:03am

A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.

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Cuban Rafters Still Attempt Difficult Journey To The U.S.

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

This month is the 20th anniversary of the Cuban refugee exodus when 35,000 Cubans fled on rafts to the U.S. There's been a spike this year in Cubans risking their lives on rafts to reach the U.S.

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A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Photographer Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas and shares her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country.

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Despite Shelling, Ukrainian Workers Keep On Watering The Flowers

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Amid major fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, electricity, water and other city services continue. The workers face risks associated with war as well as divided allegiances.

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German Photojournalist Captures Life In North Korea

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas, and is sharing her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country. David Greene talks to Leeb about her trips.

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Journalist Charles Bowden Dies At 69

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Charles Bowden was an investigative journalist who spent much of his career delving into the world of drug cartels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bowden died on Saturday after an illness.

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Israel Claims 988 Acres Of West Bank Land

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

U.S. U.N. and Palestinian officials have criticized the decision. The land at the heart of the dispute hugs the line separating the West Bank from Israel and reaches in toward Palestinian villages.

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Depression-Era Photos Make A Mark In American Photography

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

A Yale University project has organized and mapped photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information from 1935 to 1946. Now there's an online tool to explore them.

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Jihadi Recruiters Tailor Their Message To Online Trends

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Steve Inskeep talks to a Haras Rafiq, a counter-extremism expert about how jihadi recruiters convince young men in Britain and the U.S. to go and fight for ISIS.

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Cameron Seeks To Expand Terrorism Laws To Target British Fighters

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Prime Minister David Cameron said it was abhorrent that British citizens declared their allegiance to groups like ISIS. He said new rules would allow police to seize passports of suspected militants.

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Despite Shelling, Ukrainian Workers Keep On Watering The Flowers

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Amid major fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, electricity, water and other city services continue. The workers face risks associated with war as well as divided allegiances.

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Sen. Menendez Wants Ukraine Supplied With Defensive Weapons

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

David Greene talks to Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, about the situation in Ukraine. The New Jersey Democrat has just returned from a trip to Ukraine.

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German Bakers Threaten To Go On Strike

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Pretzel makers warn that they are willing to strike just in time for the world's biggest beer festival. Oktoberfest begins at the end of this month.

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Neighboring States' Casinos Cast Bad Luck On Atlantic City

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Atlantic City is losing two casinos this week. One factor is competition. There are more casinos catering to smaller pools of local customers. Maryland opened its fifth casino last week.

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Revel: Atlantic City's Most Expensive Failure

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Gamblers placed their last bets Tuesday morning at the casino which just opened two years ago. Meanwhile, the Showboat shut down over the weekend and the Trump Plaza closes later this month.

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Summer Box Office Receipts Are The Worst In 8 Years

September 2, 2014 - 4:58am

Steve Inskeep talks to Kim Masters, editor-at-large for The Hollywood Reporter, about the business of the box office. She's also the host of member station KCRW's The Business.

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Japanese Baseball Games Goes 50 Innings

September 1, 2014 - 6:58am

The game started on Thursday and it ended on Sunday with the final score 3-0. The game was played in the semi-final round of the National High School Rubber Baseball Tournament.

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Archaeologists Find Brewery Remains At Virginia Campus

September 1, 2014 - 6:50am

Archaeologists digging up the grounds of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg found the remnants of a campus brewery from the 1700s. It's already known that slaves sold the school hops.

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