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1:56am

Tue April 22, 2014
Music News

Kelis Puts 'Milkshake' Behind Her And Moves On To 'Food'

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 9:34 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Millions of people know the singer Kelis for "Milkshake" - that's her hit from a decade ago. It's the sort of song that nobody really thought was about a milkshake.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "MILKSHAKE")

KELIS ROGERS: (Singing) My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard and their like, it's better than yours, damn right, it's better than yours. I could teach you, but I'd have to charge. My milkshake...

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1:56am

Tue April 22, 2014
NPR Story

Fur Flies Over First Cat Cafe

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 9:34 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

And our last word in business today is: Meow.

(LAUGHTER)

INSKEEP: Actually, it's cat cafe. There's been a bit of a cat fight over which city would host the nation's first cat cafe, meaning a place where patrons can cozy up with a latte and also a feline in need of a good home and hopefully adopt that cat.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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4:53am

Mon April 21, 2014
Around the Nation

Florida Proposes New Rules Regarding Alligators

A state commission proposed a ban on selling stuffed baby alligators in "unnatural positions." It's designed to discourage baby gator hunting. If passed, no more little gators waving on a surfboard.

4:16am

Mon April 21, 2014
Around the Nation

Miss America Asks School To Reconsider Student's Punishment

Originally published on Mon April 21, 2014 4:53 am

When Miss America visited Patrick Farves high school, he asked her to the prom. She can't go, and the school punished him for asking. But she reportedly asked the school to rethink the suspension.

4:08am

Mon April 21, 2014
Business

Honda Introduces Asimo To North America

Originally published on Mon April 21, 2014 4:53 am

Asimo is Honda's latest humanoid robot. This one, the third version, is more life-like than previous models.

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