Morning Cram

Morning Cram
8:27 am
Tue December 11, 2012

The Morning Cram [making a cliff out of a molehill edition]

From NPR: Tax experts say the upcoming fiscal cliff is really more like a pot of water getting ready to boil. The country won’t jump to its doom Jan. 1, the heat will just be turned up then. The experts say people won’t immediately be affected. The changes will come slowly, and probably won’t be noticeable until around the end of January.

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Morning Cram
8:36 am
Mon December 10, 2012

The Morning Cram [print's not dead edition]

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From NPR: The Orange County Register got a new CEO this summer who is moving his focus from digital to print. Aaron Kushner says advertisers are reducing what they do digitally, so the Los Angeles newspaper is hiring more reporters and printing more pages.

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Morning Cram
8:22 am
Fri December 7, 2012

The Morning Cram [pinterest police edition]

From NPR: Pinterest isn’t just for crafts and recipes anymore. A Pennsylvania police department has been pinning photos of people with outstanding warrants. It’s seen a 57 percent increase in its warrant services and the public is calling in to the station with information about the pinned criminals.

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Morning Cram
8:37 am
Thu December 6, 2012

The Morning Cram [meet me tonight in atlantic city edition]

The Morning Cram [meet me tonight in atlantic city edition]

From NPR: It’s a month after Hurricane Sandy, and Atlantic City wants its visitors back. Very few of the tourist attractions like casinos and restaurants suffered damage although television coverage of the storm left many potential visitors with the idea that the boardwalk was destroyed. Now the city is taking action to show that all is well and up and running.

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Morning Cram
8:43 am
Wed December 5, 2012

The Morning Cram [got milk edition]

From NPR: Farmers are peering over a dairy cliff as they wait for Congress to pass the new farm bill. With this summer’s drought their feed is more valuable than the milk the cows produce after eating it.

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Morning Cram
8:39 am
Tue December 4, 2012

The Morning Cram [take a look, it's in a book edition]

From NPR: PBS is remixing classics like Reading Rainbow and Mr. Rogers for the pleasure of fans. Be warned, expect plenty of Auto-Tune.

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Morning Cram
8:26 am
Mon December 3, 2012

The Morning Cram [no smokes 4 u edition]

From NPR: A study has found that people trying to quit smoking were twice as successful if they received encouraging text messages while trying to quit.

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Morning Cram
7:50 am
Fri November 30, 2012

The Morning Cram [made in mexico edition]

From NPR: While the news from Mexico often focuses on drug-related violence, there’s good news south of the border too. Their economy is growing thanks to exports to the U.S. In fact, your flat-screen TV was probably made there.

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Morning Cram
7:44 am
Thu November 29, 2012

The Morning Cram [get around, get around, i get around edition]

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From NPR: You won’t see fins on the back of your car anytime soon. They disappeared for a reason: better aerodynamics equals better fuel efficiency.

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Morning Cram
8:07 am
Wed November 28, 2012

The Morning Cram [my little pink pony edition]

From NPR: Grover Norquist says a compromise with the GOP raising taxes and Democrats cutting spending is as rare as a pink unicorn.

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