Posts Tagged 'news'

Broadcasters Struggle To Tap Into The ‘Zero TV’ Crowd

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Broadcasters will convene in Las Vegas this week to discuss how to win back the so-called “Zero TV Crowd:” a rapidly growing demographic of people who don’t subscribe to cable or satellite TV services.

The Associated Press reported that this group largely opts for Internet streaming of TV shows and movies, either on their computers, or through mobile devices like their phones or tablets. Subscriptions to online sites like Hulu, Netflix and Amazon are climbing, eliminating the need for traditional ...

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After Years Of Struggle, Veteran Chooses To End His Life

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Tomas Young was paralyzed from the chest down during his deployment to Iraq. Since then, his health has ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Louisville Overcomes California In Women’s Final Four

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California forward Gennifer Brandon (No. 25) and Louisville forward Cortnee Walton (No. 13) go after a rebound in the second half of a national semifinal game Sunday.Enlarge image ...

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Kansas Set To Enact Law Saying Life Starts At Fertilization

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Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, a Republican, watches the chamber's electronic tally board as it approves a sweeping anti-abortion bill Friday at the Statehouse in ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

The First Gun In America

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A Spanish soldier aiming an arquebus in the New World, late 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration.Enlarge image i

A Spanish soldier aiming an ...

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Loan Education Becomes Prerequisite As Student Debt Balloons

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College loan debt isn't easing up, and students are struggling to navigate a plethora of obligations.Enlarge image i

College loan debt isn’t easing up, and students are struggling to navigate a ...

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U.S. Job Growth Slows As Jobless Face Benefit Cuts

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Applicants complete forms at a job fair sponsored in Newark N.J. Weak U.S. job growth comes at the same time benefits for the long-term unemployed are shrinking.Enlarge image ...

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Freezing Food Doesn’t Kill E. Coli And Other Germs

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The NPR Science Desk freezer: now we know we can't presume it's germ-free.Enlarge image i

The NPR Science Desk freezer: now we know we can’t presume it’s germ-free.


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Rutgers Coach Firing: Have We Gotten Too Soft?

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Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for abusive actions towards players on the practice court. Did he go too far, or should people toughen up? Host Michel Martin asks the Barbershop guys for their take.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/2013/04/05/176341822/rutgers-coach-firing-have-we-gotten-too-soft?ft=1&f=1001

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Book News: Hillary Clinton’s New Memoir To Cover Arab Spring, Killing Of Bin Laden

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Former U.S. Secretary of State  and much-speculated about 2016 presidential candidate?  Hillary Clinton.Enlarge image i

Former U.S. Secretary of State — and much-speculated about 2016 presidential candidate? — Hillary Clinton.

Why Can Lance Armstrong Race At A Swim Meet?

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Lance Armstrong warms up for the swimming leg of the 2011 Xterra World Championship triathlon in Kapalua, Hawaii (before he was banned ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Product Chief Is Out At See-Through-Pants-Plagued Lululemon

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Lululemon clothes at a store in Pasadena, Calif.Enlarge image i

Lululemon clothes at a store in Pasadena, Calif.


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