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A listener's response to bookless libraries

Jan 29, 2013
After our interview about a library containing only e-books and e-readers, a listener tells us her thoughts.
Posted In: Books, letters, library
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Twitter's Vine makes porn video an 'editor's pick'

Jan 28, 2013
The new app, which allows users to post and share six-second-long videos, chose a pornographic video this morning as its Editor's Pick. Whoops.
Posted In: Vine, app, Twitter
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Kai Ryssdal vs. Garrison Keillor: The public radio Hunger Games

Jan 25, 2013
A thought for a Friday: If you had a public radio Hunger Games, who would win?
Posted In: Hunger Games, public radio
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Jack Lew turned down a different nomination

Jan 24, 2013
The Jewish Daily Forward newspaper recounts an anecdote where Lew was once asked to serve as the treasurer at his local synagogue.
Posted In: jack lew
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Defense Secretary Panetta lifts ban on women in combat

Jan 23, 2013
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced today that he was lifting a military ban on women in combat, opening up thousands of positions on the front lines.
Posted In: women, military
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Dow, S&P at five-year high; VIX drops to five-year low

Jan 22, 2013
Two of the major stock indices closed at five-year highs today, while the CBOE Volatility Index drops to its lowest since April 2007.
Posted In: Dow, S&P, market volatility, VIX, stock market
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Library jokes it'll move Lance Armstrong books to fiction section

Jan 21, 2013
A part-time staff member at an Australian library set up a prank sign stating that all the non-fiction Lance Armstrong books would be moved to the fiction section.
Posted In: lance armstrong, jokes
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American Airlines unveils new logo

Jan 17, 2013
The airline debuted a new logo and exterior paint scheme in Dallas today.
Posted In: American Airlines
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The fattiest restaurant meals in the U.S.

Jan 16, 2013
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is out with its annual list of the fattiest, most caloric meals out there.
Posted In: Food, fat, calorie, cheesecake factory
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Alleged mobster says he knows where Jimmy Hoffa is buried

Jan 15, 2013
Jimmy Hoffa was last seen in 1975, and now a convicted mobster says he's "certain" he knows where Jimmy Hoffa's body is buried.
Posted In: Jimmy Hoffa

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