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September 30, 2014 | NPR · A wearable PET scanner and lasers that could control individual brain circuits are among the projects funded by a $46 million federal effort to accelerate research on the human brain.
 
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September 30, 2014 | NPR · Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.
 
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September 30, 2014 | NPR · Omar Gonzalez, 42, allegedly climbed a fence and made it past guards into the White House. He's charged with entering a restricted building and unlawful possession of ammunition.
 
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September 30, 2014 | NPR · Weary employees could need more than just time off to re-energize. Some employers have ditched the time cards, let workers set their own schedules or allow them to rotate jobs to prevent burnout.
 
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September 30, 2014 | NPR · Traditional methods for containing the Ebola outbreak aren't working fast enough. So some scientists want to bypass the typical trial phases and bring new vaccines directly to people at risk.
 

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September 30, 2014 | NPR · Tess Taylor reviews Christian Wiman's new collection of poems, "Once in the West."
 
September 30, 2014 | NPR · Rachel Martin talks to food writer Mark Bittman about his new cookbook, "How to Cook Everything Fast," which thumbs its nose at the French tradition of having ingredients prepped before you cook.
 
September 30, 2014 | NPR · Matt Bai says that while voters have always cared about candidates' characters, some news used to be off limits. His new book looks at Gary Hart's 1987 affair that destroyed his political ambitions.
 
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September 30, 2014 | NPR · ABC's new comedy Selfie doesn't have a good pilot. It has half of a decent pilot, however, and it has intriguing signs that inside of it, trapped under the dumb parts, there might be a good show.
 
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September 30, 2014 | NPR · If you've already read Gone Girl, or if you don't mind swimming in a sea of spoilers, we've got a few thoughts that require giving up some of the book's bigger secrets.
 

February 17, 2011

Round-Up: Democratic leaders respond to budget proposal, and more

Top leaders in the Democratic controlled senate say parts of Governor John Hickenlooper’s budget are dead on arrival…and, Action 22, a group that represents 22 southern Colorado counties, opposes another element in the Governor’s proposed budget that would close a prison in Las Animas. The group says the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility is in an area in desperate need of jobs.

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