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8:10am

Mon June 4, 2012
Business

Spain's Jobless Claims Fall For 2nd Month In A Row

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

NPR's business news starts with some good news for Spain.

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4:16am

Mon June 4, 2012
Around the Nation

Would-Be Bank Robber Gets Stuck In Air Duct

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 8:10 am

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4:10am

Mon June 4, 2012
Around the Nation

Fifth-Grader Skips School To See President Obama

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 10:27 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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3:16am

Mon June 4, 2012
Around the Nation

Branson's Shows Go On Despite Tornado Damage

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 8:10 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

The summer tourism season is what keeps Branson, Missouri thriving. Last year, Branson's live music venues helped draw more than seven million visitors. And so when a tornado tore through the city's popular strip this past February, Branson's future seemed uncertain. As Missy Shelton of member station KSMU reports, city leaders are working hard to let people know that Branson is open for business.

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2:54am

Mon June 4, 2012
Europe

River Pageant Pays Tribute To Queen's Jubilee

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 8:12 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Bad economic headlines have not stopped the celebration in Britain. Britons are in the midst of a four-day holiday celebrating Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne. And yesterday the queen herself led a flotilla of a thousand boats on the Thames. It was described as the largest such river pageant in more than 300 years, and Vicki Barker was there.

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