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World Cafe
4:41 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Mark Mulcahy On World Cafe

Mark Mulcahy.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:29 pm

If you were an indie-rock fan in the mid-1980s, then you undoubtedly stumbled upon Miracle Legion. In the post R.E.M. jangle-rock landscape, they called it "college rock" and the Connecticut-based Miracle Legion ruled. It happened again with his work on Nickelodeon's Adventures of Pete & Pete with the fake-band Polaris made up of Miracle Legion musicians.

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Education
4:33 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

After Newtown Tragedy, Some Schools Are All But Bulletproof

Dara Van Antwerp, an armed school resource officer, will be permanently stationed at Panther Run Elementary School in Pembroke Pines, Fla. Across the country, schools have increased security after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Conn., last year.
Wilfredo Lee AP

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 5:05 pm

As parents send their kids off to school this fall, many are wondering what's been done since last year to make sure they're safe.

Many schools have embraced new security measures since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, from uniformed police on hallway patrol to shatterproof laminated windows.

'How Could This Have Happened?'

Bob Gay of Newtown, Conn., has a tattoo on his arm of his daughter Josephine's footprints as a baby and the number "2560," for the number of days she was alive.

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Remembrances
4:18 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

California Car Dealer Remembered For Gonzo TV Ads

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 5:05 pm

Famed southern California car dealer Cal Worthington died Sunday at the age of 92. His ubiquitous television ads featured circus animals and stunts and a fast-paced sales pitch.

The U.S. Response To Syria
4:18 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Sen. Casey: Military Force Should Still Be An Option In Syria

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 5:05 pm

Audie Cornish talks with Democratic Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, about the latest developments on U.S.-Syria policy.

The U.S. Response To Syria
4:18 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Bipartisan Senators Support Delaying Vote On Syria Strike

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 5:05 pm

President Obama, scheduled to address the nation from the White House on Tuesday evening, trekked to the Capitol in the afternoon to address the Democratic and Republican Senate luncheons.

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