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7:52 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Boston Copes With Its Deepening Blanket Of Snow

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 8:28 am

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The Two-Way
7:46 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Gunman Opens Fire At City Council Meeting In Minnesota

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 10:53 am

A gunman walked into a New Hope City Council meeting near Minneapolis and opened fire on Monday.

Minnesota Public Radio's Tim Nelson tells our Newscast unit that the gunman was killed and two police officers were injured.

Tim filed this report:

"The city is a second-ring suburb northwest of Minneapolis.

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The Two-Way
7:05 am
Tue January 27, 2015

LOOK! The Asteroid That Flew Past Earth Tuesday Has Its Own Moon

A series of images show that asteroid 2004 BL86 has a small moon.
NASA/JPL-Caltech

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 8:00 am

In celestial terms, asteroid 2004 BL86 pretty much buzzed the Earth on Tuesday, coming within 745,000 miles of our planet.

As NPR's Sam Sanders explained, Monday's flyby is the closest a known asteroid of this size will pass by Earth in at least the next two centuries.

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Around the Nation
6:39 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Rhode Island School Releases Snow Day Video

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Around the Nation
6:39 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Thieves With A Guilty Conscience Return Stolen Items

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 10:26 am

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The Two-Way
5:53 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Winter Blizzard Skirts New York City, But Still Walloping Northeast

Times Square is mostly empty following road closures on Tuesday in preparation for what was predicted to be a major winter storm.
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Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 8:39 am

First the good news: Forecasts of a historic winter storm for the country's most populous city have failed to materialize.

Forecasters had called for up to 30 inches of snow in New York City, but as a new day dawned, meteorologists had downgraded the system to a winter storm from a blizzard and tempered their forecasts, saying when it was all done, the city would have about 12 inches of snow on the ground.

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The Two-Way
4:18 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Family's Long Fight With Pentagon Returns Name To Unknown Soldier

Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder served as a dental assistant in the Army during World War II.
Courtesy of the Kelder family

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 10:47 am

The remains of a World War II soldier who died in a prisoner of war camp in the Philippines — and the subject of a joint NPR/ProPublica investigation last year — have been identified as Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder. His identification came after a long legal battle between his family and the Pentagon.

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NPR Story
4:02 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Obama Takes Heat For Proposing To End College Savings Break

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 6:05 am

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NPR Story
4:02 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Greece Looks To Renegotiate Bailout Terms

Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 8:06 am

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Shots - Health News
2:48 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Child Abuse And Neglect Laws Aren't Being Enforced, Report Finds

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Originally published on Tue January 27, 2015 10:27 am

Laws intended to protect children from abuse and neglect are not being properly enforced, and the federal government is to blame. That's according to a study by the Children's Advocacy Institute at the University of San Diego School of Law, which says children are suffering as a result.

The numbers are grim. Almost 680,000 children in the United States were the victims of abuse and neglect in 2013. More than 1,500 of them died.

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