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7:34am

Mon March 23, 2015
Around the Nation

Wisconsin Men's Basketball Team Tests NCAA Stenographer

Originally published on Mon March 23, 2015 8:03 am

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7:04am

Mon March 23, 2015
Animals

Phoenix Zoo Misidentifies Gender Of Andean Bear

Originally published on Mon March 23, 2015 8:03 am

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4:56am

Mon March 23, 2015
NPR Story

Eurozone Threatened By Divide Between Greece And Germany

Originally published on Mon March 23, 2015 8:03 am

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4:56am

Mon March 23, 2015
NPR Story

Former NPR Audio Engineer Bill Deputy Dies At 58

Originally published on Mon March 23, 2015 8:03 am

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Sound is at the heart of what we do. And we've lost a colleague who personified the art of gathering it.

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BILL DEPUTY: I was hoping we could do some ambience here.

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4:56am

Mon March 23, 2015
NPR Story

Jurors Resume Deliberating Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Case

Originally published on Mon March 23, 2015 8:03 am

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5:26am

Fri March 20, 2015
Strange News

It's A Party, Dude!

Originally published on Fri March 20, 2015 6:55 am

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5:15am

Fri March 20, 2015
Fine Art

This Museum Lets You Play The Artist

Originally published on Fri March 20, 2015 6:55 am

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5:05am

Fri March 20, 2015
Animals

No Pain, No Scientific Gain: One Man's Quest To Quantify Bug Stings

Originally published on Fri March 20, 2015 7:03 pm

University of Arizona entomologist Justin Schmidt was stung well over 1,000 times while creating the Schmidt Sting Pain Index.
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Spring is officially here and that means flowers, gardens and bugs. At least one man couldn't be happier about the return of insects — especially the ones that hurt.

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5:05am

Fri March 20, 2015
Sports

March Madness Kicks Off With High Drama

Originally published on Fri March 20, 2015 6:55 am

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7:02am

Thu March 19, 2015
Strange News

Ending The Over-Under Debate On Toilet Paper

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6:50am

Thu March 19, 2015
Around the Nation

He's Fixing A Hole

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5:02am

Thu March 19, 2015
Middle East

Benjamin Netanyahu And Washington

Originally published on Thu March 19, 2015 7:14 am

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5:02am

Thu March 19, 2015
Business

Blue Shield Of California Loses Its Tax-Exempt Status

Originally published on Thu March 19, 2015 6:03 am

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5:02am

Thu March 19, 2015
Television

Swagger On Display At 'Empire' Season Finale Parties

Originally published on Fri March 20, 2015 12:18 pm

Jamal (played by Jussie Smollett) and Cookie (played by Taraji P. Henson) attend the all white party in the "The Lyon's Roar" episode of Empire.
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Last night was Empire's season finale, and at one of D.C.'s biggest Empire watch parties, a sharply dressed crowd of hundreds is huddled around every flat-screen in The Stone Fish Grill Lounge downtown.

"Here we go! Here we go! Here we go, come on everyone! Round of applause!" shouts one of the hosts for the night. "It's Empire time!"

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5:02am

Thu March 19, 2015
Middle East

Filmmakers Find A Different Way To Show The Syrian Conflict

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A film said to be made in Syria shows a man on a chair. You can't really see where he is - maybe some cafe. But it's quiet. The camera never moves. The man looks at his hands. He stays silent for 40 seconds. At last, he speaks.

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