Morning Cram

Morning Cram
8:18 am
Fri April 26, 2013

The Morning Cram [yada yada edition]

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From NPR: Jerry Seinfeld talks about how he warmed up to coffee and why it goes perfectly with French toast. His cup of jo even inspired him to start a new little show called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

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Morning Cram
8:06 am
Thu April 25, 2013

The Morning Cram [shop til you drop edition]

From NPR: The U.S. Senate is expected to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act. And if the act gets through the House of Representatives, you might start paying taxes on more of your online purchases.

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Morning Cram
7:44 am
Wed April 24, 2013

The Morning Cram [rain, rain go away edition]

From NPR: Last year, drought devastated many corn farmers, so you think they’d welcome all the spring rain. But it’s putting them behind schedule because they can’t plant in soaked fields.

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Morning Cram
8:01 am
Tue April 23, 2013

The Morning Cram [the bride is right! edition]

From NPR: Between China’s one-child policy and the cultural preference for a son, ladies are scarce in the booming nation. That means men looking for wives are having to shell out money to buy gifts like apartments and cars just to get a woman – and her family – to agree to marriage.

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Morning Cram
8:09 am
Mon April 22, 2013

The Morning Cram [caffeine me, please edition]

From NPR: Coffee doesn’t just get you going in the morning, it’s bringing the world together. Even though there is a divide in the coffee growing industry between beans from smaller specialty farms and commodity coffee, the lines between the two are blurring. So when you slurp down you cup of jo this morning – whether it’s instant or fancy and freshly ground – know you are participating in a ritual happening all over the world.

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Morning Cram
9:04 am
Fri April 19, 2013

The Morning Cram [sick as a bird edition]

From NPR: A new strain of bird flu – H7N9 -- has been founding China. A dream team of experts there say there are still many unknowns, especially about how the virus could spread.

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Morning Cram
9:18 am
Thu April 18, 2013

The Morning Cram [a kryptonian home companion edition]

From NPR: Superman’s hometown celebrates as the Man of Steel turns 75. But it’s not on Krypton, Kansas’ Smallville or Metropolis, Ill. It’s Cleveland.

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Morning Cram
9:08 am
Wed April 17, 2013

The Morning Cram [fierce fish edition]

From NPR: Lionfish are fearsome for other little swimmers in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. In just two years, lionfish contributed to the loss of 65 percent of prey fish in the Bahamas.

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Morning Cram
8:59 am
Tue April 16, 2013

The Morning Cram [it was tax day and i cried because I wanted to edition]

From NPR: Almost nobody is paying the use tax. It’s for all those online purchases you didn’t pay state sales tax for last year. In fact, accountants are about the only ones who went through the trouble of sifting through all their receipts to calculate it.

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Morning Cram
8:11 am
Mon April 15, 2013

The Morning Cram [jazz plus jazz equals jazz edition]

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From NPR: Have a hankering for public radio’s latest favorite tunes? Here’s a list of the 10 songs stations like WKMS just can’t stop playing – and don’t you worry, there’s more than just jazz.

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