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3:46 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Closing Maine Churches Auction Their Remnants

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 5:23 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Around the country, Catholic churches are closing due to declining membership. What's left inside can be distributed in many ways. Last weekend in Maine, the remnants of three closed churches were sold at a yard sale. It was a chance for parishioners to say good-bye, savor memories, and walk away with a keepsake.

Maine Public Radio's Patty Wight has the story.

JEAN HAMEL: OK, there's nine, and 11 is 20. Thank you.

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Election 2012
3:46 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Republicans Must Do More With Less At Convention

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 5:23 pm

Mara Liasson joins Audie Cornish from the Republican National Convention hall in Tampa, Fla.

Election 2012
3:46 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

GOP Delegates Learn Policy From Gingrich At 'Newt U'

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 5:23 pm

Every day at the convention in Tampa, Newt Gingrich — the former House Speaker and a former college professor — will hold a two hour policy workshop.

Animals
3:46 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Denali National Park Still Closed After Bear Attack

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 5:23 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Audie Cornish.

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

And I'm Melissa Block.

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Election 2012
3:46 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

GOP Convention Officially Opens, Then Adjourns

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 5:23 pm

Melissa Block talks to Robert Siegel about the postponed Monday opening session of the 2012 GOP convention in Tampa, Fla.

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