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1:53am

Thu June 14, 2012
Media

'A Morning Ritual': New Orleans Fights For Its Paper

Originally published on Thu June 14, 2012 4:07 am

A New Orleans newspaper stand holds copies of Wednesday's Times-Picayune, which announced layoffs for 200 employees.
Debbie Elliott NPR

What happens when a media company wants to take away your daily newspaper? In New Orleans, you take to the streets.

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1:30am

Thu June 14, 2012
Crisis In The Housing Market

Will Credit Be The Spoiler In Housing Recovery?

Originally published on Thu June 14, 2012 8:04 am

The housing market is finally showing signs of a comeback, according to an annual study from Harvard. But, though mortgage interest rates are at record lows, banks are often too cautious to lend.
Seth Perlman AP

Amid all the economic uncertainty over the credit crisis in Europe and slow job growth in the U.S., one sector may be looking up. The U.S. housing market is finally showing more signs of recovery, according to a report being released Thursday by Harvard University.

Harvard comes out with this study once a year, and this time around, it's painting a much brighter picture.

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11:48pm

Wed June 13, 2012
The Record

My American Dream Sounds Like Prince

Originally published on Fri June 22, 2012 12:00 pm

Prince performing at the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, Calif., in 1985.
Michael Ochs Archives Getty Images

I was born in 1970, sprung from one of the most aspirational generations America has ever produced: The Hip-Hop Nation. With decades of rap music anthems dedicated to our fantastical transition from poverty to prosperity, we rarely celebrate our wealth without looking back on our meager beginnings. The American Dream, for us, always represents the possibility of success and affluence on our own terms — with a watchful eye toward our hardscrabble origins.

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3:40am

Wed June 13, 2012
Strange News

Bacon Tops New Burger King Dessert

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 4:00 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

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3:35am

Wed June 13, 2012
Strange News

Director Boyle Unveils Pastoral Olympics Opener

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 4:00 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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