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July 5, 2015 | NPR · The vote is on an international bailout that includes harsh austerity measures. The Athens government is instead pushing for a "no" vote that would give it a mandate to try to negotiate debt relief.
 
July 5, 2015 | NPR · North Carolina beaches usually see one shark attack a summer, if any. This year, they've already seen seven. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with George Burgess of the International Shark Attack File.
 
July 5, 2015 | NPR · Greeks vote Sunday on a referendum that the government says is about austerity. The opposition says it's a vote on staying in the Eurozone. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks to correspondent Joanna Kakissis.
 
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July 5, 2015 | NPR · An attacker recently opened fire on Tunisian beach and killed 38 people. NPR's Alice Fordham, who went to cover the story, used to live in Tunisia. She reflects on how the country has changed.
 
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July 5, 2015 | NPR · If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
 

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July 5, 2015 | NPR · In each pair of clues, the answer to the first clue is a word that contains the consecutive letters A-R. Drop the A-R, and the remaining letters in order will form a word that answers the second clue.
 
July 5, 2015 | NPR · Alan Rickman has had a rich career as an actor. For the first time in nearly two decades, Rickman is behind the camera for the movie A Little Chaos.
 
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July 5, 2015 | NPR · The farmer's market in July is a wondrous thing: juicy tomatoes, jewel-toned eggplants, sweet yellow corn. But then, you see greens that look like weeds, and suddenly, you feel intimidated.
 
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July 5, 2015 | NPR · If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
 
July 5, 2015 | NPR · Reviewer Juan Vidal has had the debut album by Texas soul crooner Leon Bridges on heavy rotation, and it's making him think of parallels with James Baldwin's first novel, Go Tell it On The Mountain.
 

February 16, 2011

Round-Up: Grass fire contained; Progress on US 50; and more

Crews have contained a grass fire that was threatening buildings near Ellicott in El Paso County…Crews are beginning to remove rock from US 50 west of Cotopaxi, and aim to have the highway reopen by the weekend…Army officials say President Barack Obama’s budget proposal includes $477 million for destroying obsolete chemical weapons stored in Colorado and Kentucky….and, Katie’s Law, a crime fighting tool that has raised privacy concerns has been fully implemented in Colorado.

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