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Parallel Lives
4:56 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Romney As Governor: Confrontation, One Big Deal

Mitt Romney, then the governor-elect of Massachusetts, walks into the House chambers during inaugural ceremonies at the Statehouse in Boston, on Jan. 2, 2003.
Elise Amendola AP

Originally published on Tue June 19, 2012 12:30 pm

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Sports
4:56 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

New Doping Charges Filed Against Lance Armstrong

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 6:32 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. There's news today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, or USADA, has brought formal doping charges against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. USADA is the body that fights performance-enhancing drug use in Olympic sports.

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The Two-Way
4:43 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Alleged Victim Says Sandusky Issued Threats To Keep Him Quiet

On the third day of the trial against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, jurors heard more graphic testimony.

One of the alleged victims identified as "Victim 10," testified that after Sandusky had sexually abused him when he was in the seventh grade, he threatened him.

MSNBC reports:

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Law
4:26 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Jury To Deliberate In McKinsey Insider Trading Case

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 6:32 pm

Jurors in the insider trading case of Rajat Gupta heard closing arguments on Wednesday. Gupta is the former head of McKinsey and Company, and a close associate of Raj Rajaratnam, the hedge fund manager who was convicted of insider trading last year.

Business
4:24 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

JPMorgan CEO Maintains Close Ties In Washington

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 6:32 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

For more about the man we just heard referred to as Washington's favorite banker, Jamie Dimon, I'm joined by Jessica Silver-Greenberg. She covers banking for The New York Times. Jessica, welcome.

JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG: Thank you.

BLOCK: Jamie Dimon seems like he was treated with a pretty gentle hand before the Senate Banking Committee today. Is it a sign, do you think, of a favored son of Washington exerting his clout?

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