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3:36pm

Wed September 4, 2013
Energy

Native Americans Camp Out To Protest Wis. Mining Project

Originally published on Wed September 4, 2013 4:27 pm

A dispute over a proposed iron ore mine in Wisconsin has spilled into the nearby woods. Native Americans have set up a camp to protect land near the mine site and say federal treaty rights allow the campers to stay.

3:36pm

Wed September 4, 2013
Around the Nation

Miss., Texas Won't Offer VA Benefits To Same-Sex Partners

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 4:22 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.

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3:36pm

Wed September 4, 2013
Around the Nation

Ohio Kidnapper Ariel Castro Commits Suicide In Prison

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 4:22 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

Just months after Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight escaped from years of captivity in a house in Cleveland, their captor is dead. Ariel Castro was found hanging in his prison cell last night. His death has now been ruled a suicide. From member station WCPN, Nick Castele reports.

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1:07pm

Wed September 4, 2013
Planet Money

The Nobel Laureate Who Figured Out How To Deal With Annoying People

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 4:22 pm

"I've been wrong so often I don't find it extraordinary at all," Ronald Coase told us last year.
University of Chicago

Update, Sept. 4: We added the audio for David Kestenbaum's radio obituary of Ronald Coase.

If you created the world as a simple economic thought experiment, companies wouldn't exist. Instead, everybody would work for themselves, and they'd be constantly selling their labor (or the fruits of their labor, or use of their tools, or whatever) to the highest bidder. Wages would rise and fall every day (every hour! every second!) depending on supply and demand. That's how the market works, after all.

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12:57pm

Wed September 4, 2013
Music News

Everybody Loves John Fogerty

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 4:22 pm

John Fogerty teams up with Brad Paisley, whom he calls one of the greatest guitarists alive, in "Hot Rod Heart" on his new album, Wrote a Song for Everyone.
Benjamin Enos Courtesy of the artist

Imagine you wrote some of the most enduring songs in 1960s rock, but then got so mired in legal and financial issues with those same songs that you felt you couldn't play them.

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