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2:00am

Mon July 28, 2014
NPR Story

Fighting In Ukraine Continues; Russia Dismisses Threat Of Sanctions

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 10:52 am

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5:03am

Sat July 26, 2014
Code Switch

At Washington's Training Camp, Fans Are Split On Name Change

Originally published on Sat July 26, 2014 12:52 pm

A Washington Redskins helmet lies on the turf at the football team's training facility in Richmond, Va.
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Washington, D.C.'s football team has opened its training camp in Richmond, Va., just weeks after trademark registrations for its name were revoked.

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5:14am

Fri July 25, 2014
Music News

'Purple Rain' Taught Me How To Be In A Band

Originally published on Sat July 26, 2014 7:54 am

"I never wanted to be your weekend lover": Prince and his Purple Rain costar Appolonia Kotero.
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4:13am

Fri July 25, 2014
Sports

At Jaguars' New Stadium, Come For The Football Or The Swimming

Originally published on Sat July 26, 2014 8:22 am

Hi, Mom! EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, recently installed a massive video display. This artist's rendering previews the giant screen, which will be unveiled on Saturday.
Courtesy of the Jacksonville Jaguars

In Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, the Jaguars football team will unveil what it's calling the world's largest video display at a stadium. The team also has added luxury cabanas, where fans can watch the game poolside — improvements that are designed to get the beleaguered team's fans off their couches and into the stadium.

When team officials announced they were adding swimming pools to the stadium, some dismissed it as a gimmick. The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't been to the playoffs since 2007, and the team has been the butt of many a football joke.

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4:09am

Fri July 25, 2014
Law

Death Penalty Expert On Why Lethal Injection Is So Problematic

Originally published on Fri July 25, 2014 5:14 am

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