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An in-depth roundup of the latest news, along with reports, analysis, and commentaries from NPR and Capital Public Radio News. Hosted locally by Donna Apidone with statewide and regional news anchored by Steve Milne.

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Kat Maudru will be hosting the program until Sept. 8, 2014, when Donna Apidone is scheduled to return.
 


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Moral To This Story: Don't Lie About Being Kidnapped

A British man who was at a party called his girlfriend to stay he couldn't come home because he had been kidnapped. She called police, and they fined him after they found him still at the party.


Neighbor Tries To Shut Down Lemonade Stand

After the neighbor's attempt failed, people came out in droves to support 12-year-old TJ Guerrero in Dunedin, Fla. He made $600 in two hours.


Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 billion. Some Canadians aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.


Parking Behavior May Reflect Economic Drive

Scholars have long tried to understand how culture affects communities. New research argues that the parking behavior of drivers may tell us something about the economic productivity of nations.


As Ferguson Protests Wind Down, Residents Want Outrage Channeled

Protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown are getting smaller. Some in Ferguson are trying to morph the protests into an effort to push specific policy changes in the city's police department.


Poet Tishani Doshi Reads Her Summer Poem

In her poem, "Visiting My Parents in Summer," Tishani Doshi writes about returning to her childhood bedroom, where she experiences it being preserved just as she left it as a teenager.


Report Details 'Horrific Abuse' Of Children In U.K. Town

More than 1,400 children suffered sexual abuse in a small English town from 1997 until as recently as last year. The report says local authorities were aware of the problem for years but did nothing.


Boston Has Riskiest Drivers, According To Insurance Ranking

Drivers in Boston get into an accident every four years on average, according to a study by Allstate insurance. Fort Collins, Colo., had the nation's safest drivers.


Pew Study: Facebook, Twitter Users Held Back Views On Snowden

The Pew Research Center report shows that Americans were more willing to have a conversation about NSA leaker Edward Snowden face-to-face than in discussion groups on Facebook or Twitter.


Israel, Hamas Agree To Long-Term Cease-Fire

An indefinite truce, brokered by Egypt, has gone into affect between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. More than 2,000 Palestinians and 69 Israelis have died in the seven weeks of fighting.



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