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3:33 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Drones Drifting Into Markets Outside War Zones

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 5:09 pm

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Hundreds of UAVs - unmanned aerial vehicles - invaded Las Vegas last week. Not to worry - they were all safely contained in a convention center, as part of a meeting of drone manufacturers. As NPR's Larry Abramson reports, the industry is marketing small, inexpensive drones in an effort to open up a new market away from war zones.

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Summer Nights: Funtown
3:30 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Summer Nights: Baltimore's 'Little Italy'

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 5:09 pm

Grab a picnic blanket and a canoli as our "Summer Nights" series takes us to Baltimore's Little Italy. Their outdoor film festival is showing The Godfather for the first time under the stars this summer.

The Two-Way
3:29 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

VIDEO: Paul Ryan Is Interrupted By Hecklers During First Solo Appearance

Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan speaks during a campagin stop at the Des Moines Register Soap Box at the Iowa State Fair on Monday.
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Two days after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced him as his running mate, Paul Ryan made his first solo appearance at the Iowa State Fair, today.

It's a grand tradition in Des Moines where candidates stand on a "soapbox" and get a microphone and 20 minutes to say whatever they like.

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London 2012: The Summer Olympics
3:27 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

After Olympics, London Sees Exodus Of Thousands

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 5:09 pm

The well-staged London Olympics have drawn to a close and on Monday, thousands of fans made their way to airports for the flight home.

Participation Nation
3:03 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

A Lasting Legacy In Pomona, Calif.

Dr. Jamie Garcia spent years expanding her small clinic so that more people could receive health care.
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Originally published on Tue August 14, 2012 11:33 am

Dr. Jamie Lynn Garcia was a tireless champion for the poor, devoting her life to healthcare for all.

In 2002, she founded the two-room Pomona Free Clinic. Her community needed more. She spent the next 10 years building and staffing an expanded clinic.

In 2010 she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She continued to work through her chemotherapy.

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