Morning Cram

Morning Cram
7:17 am
Tue January 21, 2014

The Morning Cram [what’s new is old edition]

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From NPR: New urban waterways are making a come back. Cincinnati is following the lead of Seattle, Kalamazoo, Mich., and other cities by bringing back a buried stream that has been underground for a century. Uncovering these streams have environmental and economic benefits.

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Morning Cram
8:05 am
Mon January 20, 2014

The Morning Cram [bowl edition]

From NPR: To get to the championship game, the Denver Broncos beat the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game 26-16. The NFC championship game was close but the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers 23-17.

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Morning Cram
7:14 am
Fri January 17, 2014

The Morning Cram [no español edition]

From NPR: Lawmakers in the Spanish province of Catalonia have voted overwhelmingly in favor of holding a November referendum on independence from Spain. Madrid says it won't allow that to happen but it's unclear if it can stop the vote from taking place.

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Morning Cram
7:40 am
Thu January 16, 2014

The Morning Cram [cool runnings edition]

From NPR: When you meet bobsled driver Steve Holcomb, he doesn't talk about his Olympic gold medal — the one he won with the four-man team at the . Instead, he talks about the one that got away.

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Morning Cram
6:30 am
Wed January 15, 2014

The Morning Cram [small batch edition]

From NPR: In a $16 billion deal this week, Japanese beverage giant Suntory announced it plans to purchase Beam Inc., the maker of Jim Beam bourbon and the owner of other popular bourbon brands like Maker's Mark. Those and most other bourbons are made in Kentucky, and the deal has some hoping the drink's growth in the global market won't come at the expense of its uniquely Kentucky heritage.

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Morning Cram
7:26 am
Tue January 14, 2014

The Morning Cram [stormy weather edition]

From NPR: Embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gives his State of the State speech on Tuesday. His administration faces lingering questions about politically-motivated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge. And now Christie faces another high-profile investigation. This one focuses on how his administration spent millions of dollars of Superstorm Sandy relief.

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Morning Cram
7:45 am
Mon January 13, 2014

The Morning Cram [top selling edition]

From NPR: Disney's Frozen is having a big January. Last week, the animated musical about two sisters based on the fairy tale "The Snow Queen" topped the box office, six weeks after it was originally released. Its soundtrack, featuring ten original songs, is the best-selling album in the country, toppling Beyonce's self-titled album last week.

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Morning Cram
9:06 am
Fri January 10, 2014

The Morning Cram [draw this edition]

From NPR: People don't often think of the news as a source of inspiration — and certainly not a source of daily inspiration. But that's what it's turned into for Maria Fabrizio, an illustrator based in Columbia, S.C.

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Morning Cram
7:13 am
Thu January 9, 2014

The Morning Cram [hands in the dirt edition]

From NPR: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has a goal of putting 100,000 young people and veterans to work on the federal lands she oversees before the end of the Obama administration. These are basically public service jobs that don't pay a lot. But still, it's not an easy goal to reach during times of tight budgets, so that's why she's gone to corporate America to try to raise money.

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Morning Cram
7:28 am
Wed January 8, 2014

The Morning Cram [take my hand edition]

From NPR: Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and declared an "unconditional war on poverty in America." At the time, 1 in 5 Americans was poor. Today, things are better, but tens of millions of Americans are still living at or below the poverty level. That raises the question: Did the war on poverty fail?

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