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4:18pm

Tue September 10, 2013
Television

What The $@** Is Up On Cable These Days?

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 6:11 pm

Michonne (Danai Gurira) and Rick (Andrew Lincoln), in between curses on AMC's The Walking Dead.
Gene Page AMC

Seriously, if you were being attacked by zombies, you might yell out the word f- - -! But no one does on The Walking Dead. When it comes to language in this golden age of basic cable dramas, the rules are idiosyncratic and unclear.

"It's so arbitrary, hon," says Kurt Sutter. "It's just basically people in suits making up the rules."

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4:18pm

Tue September 10, 2013
NPR Story

NASCAR Nastiness Results In Sport's Biggest Fine Ever

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 5:05 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Finally this hour, NASCAR nastiness. This past Saturday, one team appeared to pull out all the stops to rig a big race. One driver spun out his car, and another took an unnecessary pit stop. Both moves helped advance their teammate to the playoffs. NASCAR fined their team - Michael Waltrip Racing - $300,000, and suspended their general manager indefinitely.

Now, this is the biggest fine in NASCAR history, according to Nate Ryan. He's a senior motorsports reporter for USA Today Sports. He joins us from Charlotte, N.C. Hey there, Nate.

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4:18pm

Tue September 10, 2013
NPR Story

New Head Of Olympic Committee Faces A Number Of Challenges

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 5:05 pm

The International Olympic committee (IOC) has elected a new president, Thomas Bach of Germany. He assumes leadership of an organization that faces criticism over politics, costs and what some view as its insular approach to which sports are offered during the games. The new president succeeds Jacques Rogge, who lead the IOC for 12 years.

3:18pm

Tue September 10, 2013
Shots - Health News

Health Insurance Ads Range From Weighty To Whimsical

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 5:05 pm

Covered California

3:15pm

Tue September 10, 2013
Music Reviews

The Weeknd Revels In Raw Emotion On 'Kiss Land'

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 7:21 pm

Kiss Land is singer Abel Tesfaye's major-label debut as The Weeknd.
Courtesy of the artist

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