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5:15 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Demand Increases For Vinyl Records

Originally published on Fri April 17, 2015 7:35 am

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I'm David Greene, wishing you a happy Record Store Day.

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BOB SEGER: (Singing) Just take those old records off the shelf.

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Around the Nation
7:47 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Company Offers $70,000 A Year Minimum Wage

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Europe
7:47 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Ex-ABBA Member Capitalizes On 'Mamma Mia!' Franchise

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5:06 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Desalination Plants: Drought Cure Or Growth Enabler?

Originally published on Thu April 16, 2015 7:47 am

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5:06 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Students' Work Ethic Affected By Peer Groups, Desire To Be Popular

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 12:17 pm

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5:06 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Art From Japanese-American Internment Camps Saved From Auction Block

This watercolor scene at a mess hall in Wyoming's Heart Mountain internment camp was painted by Estelle Peck Ishigo, a white woman who voluntarily followed her Japanese-American husband into internment camps.
Courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 12:23 pm

A collection of art and others artifacts related to the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II will not be sold to the highest bidder.

A New Jersey auction house was set to sell more than 400 items on Friday. But Rago Arts and Auction Center decided to withdraw the items on Wednesday after protests from descendants of internees who were wrongfully imprisoned by the U.S. government during the war.

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Europe
8:21 am
Wed April 15, 2015

European Union Accuses Google Of Abusing Its Market Dominance

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 12:34 pm

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Around the Nation
7:22 am
Wed April 15, 2015

S.C. Teen's Promprosal Required An Airplane

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 8:11 am

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7:00 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Minn. Senators Still May Not Make Eye Contact During Floor Debates

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 8:11 am

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5:10 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Educators Sentenced To Jail In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 2:36 pm

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5:10 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Updated Driving Advice: A Better Way To Grip The Steering

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 8:11 am

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Clinton Tours Iowa; Begins Outlining 4 Pillars Of Her Campaign

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 12:33 pm

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Latest Protests Keep Attention On Police Killings Of Unarmed Minorities

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 2:11 pm

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7:07 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Ukulele Orchestra Tries To Break Record

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 8:01 am

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7:07 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Driver Safety Tip: Don't Smoke Around Gunpowder

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 8:01 am

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5:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Iran To Try 'Washington Post' Journalist With Economic Spying

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 2:40 pm

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5:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

IRS Budget Cuts Make For Nightmarish Filing Season

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 6:02 pm

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5:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Blackwater Case Raised Many New Legal Issues

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 1:42 pm

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5:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Ex-Blackwater Security Guards Receive Lengthy Sentences In Iraq Killings

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 12:30 pm

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5:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Revisiting The Night Abraham Lincoln Was Shot 150 Years Ago

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 8:01 am

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On this day in 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth sneaked into the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He placed a gun behind the head of Abraham Lincoln and pulled the trigger.

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