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3:48 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Sound Of Your City: Construction, Food Truck, Parks

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 6:10 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Some city sounds sent by our audience now to get us back down to Earth.

(SOUNDBITE OF HAMMERING)

AMANDA BELL: My name is Amanda Bell(ph). And this is the sound of construction in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.

(SOUNDBITE OF HAMMERING AND MACHINERY)

ANASTASIA KETERICHKOV: My name is Anastasia Keterichkov(ph), This is the sound of Hartford Manufacturing jeans.

(SOUNDBITE OF MACHINERY)

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Around the Nation
3:47 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Mich. Unions Want Bargaining Added To Constitution

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 6:10 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

From Ohio now to Michigan, where labor unions are betting big this election. They're throwing their weight behind not one, but three new ballot proposals. The most ambitious of the three would enshrine collective bargaining rights in the state's constitution. As Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, that could reverse as many as 170 state laws that currently limit union bargaining power and fundraising.

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Europe
3:47 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

British Entertainer, DJ Accused Of Sexual Assaults

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 6:10 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

For six decades, the DJ and entertainer Jimmy Savile was a fixture on British radio and television. His charity work brought him a knighthood and friends in high places, including the late Princess Diana. But now, nearly a year after Savile's death, a number of women claim he sexually assaulted them when they were teenagers.

Vicki Barker reports from London.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

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Movie Interviews
3:47 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Andrea Arnold Tackles An Iconic Love Story

Filmmaker Andrea Arnold won the Cannes Film Festival's Jury Prize for her 2006 film Red Road; her short film Wasp earned her an Oscar the year before.
Oscilloscope Pictures

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 4:51 pm

Not counting Twilight, Emily Bronte's 1847 novel, Wuthering Heights, has been plundered, adapted and remade to death, including, it's not commonly known, by Luis Bunuel and Jacques Rivette. Most people know the book through movies, television miniseries, or even from the hilarious Monty Python semaphore version.

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Presidential Race
3:45 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Romney Talks Regulation, Farming In Iowa

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 6:10 pm

Audie Cornish talks with Ari Shapiro about Mitt Romney's campaigning in the Midwest on Tuesday.

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