NPR People: Robert Siegel http://publicradioeast.org en AMR, US Airways To Announce Merger http://publicradioeast.org/post/amr-us-airways-announce-merger Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>It appears the American Airlines and US Airways are going to merge. There are multiple reports that late today the boards of the two companies approved the merger, which will create the country's largest carrier. The deal, if it survives regulators' antitrust review, will allow American to emerge from bankruptcy.<p>NPR's Wade Goodwyn joins us from Dallas with more on the merger. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 02:44:00 +0000 NPR People: Robert Siegel 7256 at http://publicradioeast.org Fugitive Ex-LAPD Cop Reportedly Exchanges Gunfire With Officers Near Big Bear http://publicradioeast.org/post/fugitive-ex-lapd-cop-reportedly-exchanges-gunfire-officers-near-big-bear Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>I'm Robert Siegel.<p>And we begin this hour with a terrifying scene in the mountains of Southern California. A fugitive, the former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner, is apparently involved in a gun battle with law enforcement officers. Details are still sketchy, but NPR's Kirk Siegler joins us from NPR West to talk more about this. And, Kirk, start by telling us the latest.<p>KIRK SIEGLER, BYLINE: Well, the latest is this is really unfolding, Robert, as we speak. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:28:00 +0000 NPR People: Robert Siegel 7153 at http://publicradioeast.org