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August 24, 2016 | NPR · In a face-off between voice entry and typing on a mobile device, voice recognition software performed significantly better. The results held true in both English and Mandarin Chinese.
 
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August 24, 2016 | NPR · The earthquake struck overnight, devastating a number of picturesque small towns packed with vacationers. Survivors are being pulled from the rubble as a series of aftershocks shake the region.
 
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August 24, 2016 | NPR · Talking about sex is awkward, but it can be especially difficult for instructors of deaf students. They're trying to turn that cringe-worthy conversation into something more comfortable.
 
August 24, 2016 | NPR · Do Donald Trump's comments about regret signal a new phase in the phenomenon? They might as easily be heard as a variation on what Trump has sounded from the beginning: Same song, different verse.
 
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August 24, 2016 | NPR · The emergency food stamp process is only on surnames from A to D. Rachel Moriarty must try to hold out. Al McGee is grateful for his son-in-law's clean-up labor: "It's meant the world to me."
 

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August 24, 2016 | NPR · Imbolo Mbue's debut novel is one of the best books to deal with the financial crisis of 2007-2008. It's the story of a Cameroonian immigrant couple and the rich, troubled Americans they work for.
 
August 23, 2016 | NPR · Lawrence Wright's new book collects his essays for The New Yorker on the growth of terrorism in the Middle East, from the Sept. 11 attacks to the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers.
 
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August 23, 2016 | FA · Biographer Marc Fisher says Donald Trump has lived a "strikingly solitary life given how public he is." Fisher and his Washington Post colleague Michael Kranish are the authors of Trump Revealed.
 
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August 23, 2016 | NPR · The Fire Still (Side)Burns: Jackman recently took to social media to shave off the distinctive facial hair he sported for the role of Wolverine. Those mutton chops are not handling the breakup well.
 
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August 23, 2016 | NPR · America's only large-scale commercial tea plantation is located on Wadmalaw Island, S.C. It makes tea from bushes descended from plants first brought here in the 1700s. We chat with its tea taster.
 

September 29, 2010

Race for State Treasurer

Democratic state treasurer Cary Kennedy is highlighting her efforts to help the state grapple with deep budget cuts in her re-election bid. Kennedy recently debated her Republican challenger Walker Stapleton in Colorado Springs. He’s advocating limited government and transparency, and says Colorado has an addiction to spending. Bente Birkeland has more from state capitol.

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Filed under: Bente Birkeland,Capitol Coverage,Elections,KRCC News,Politics — andrea @ 5:45 pm

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