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Steve Inskeep and Renée Montagne

Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition. Hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite listeners to experience the stories.

The range of coverage includes reports on the Supreme Court from Nina Totenberg; education from Claudio Sanchez; health coverage from Joanne Silberner; and the latest on national security from Tom Gjelten. Steve and Renee interview newsmakers: from politicians, to academics, to filmmakers. In-depth stories explore topics like “digital generations” about the effect of technology on the way we live; special series delve into the intersection of science and art, and find untold stories of the country’s Hidden Kitchens.

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6:32 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Moral To This Story: Don't Lie About Being Kidnapped

Originally published on Wed August 27, 2014 7:15 am

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6:22 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Neighbor Tries To Shut Down Lemonade Stand

Originally published on Wed August 27, 2014 7:15 am

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Business
5:02 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

What's on the menu at Tim Hortons? Coffee and doughnuts --” and also sandwiches and pastries.
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Originally published on Wed August 27, 2014 12:59 pm

Never heard of Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain that U.S. fast-food chain Burger King recently announced it was buying? In Canada, that's like asking an American, "What's Starbucks?"

The brand affectionately called Timmy's is everywhere in Canada. Tim Hortons has more than 3,000 stores across Canada as well as about 600 in the U.S.

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Research News
5:02 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Parking Behavior May Reflect Economic Drive

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5:02 am
Wed August 27, 2014

As Ferguson Protests Wind Down, Residents Want Outrage Channeled

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5:02 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Boston Has Riskiest Drivers, According To Insurance Ranking

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Today's last word in Business involves your car - or rather, your (imitating a Boston accent) car.

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Business
11:47 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Burger King Announces Merger With Tim Hortons, Move To Canada

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 1:22 pm

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7:49 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Naked Campers Told To Put Clothes On

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7:34 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Town's Marshal Quits. Was It Because Of Aliens?

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Parallels
6:18 am
Tue August 26, 2014

In India, Hindu Nationalists Feel Their Moment Has Arrived

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at Delhi's Red Fort on India's Independence Day, Aug. 15, where he said that religious and caste strife was blocking India'€™s progress. However, newly empowered Hindu nationalists are asserting their ideology and agenda.
Saurabh Das AP

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 12:27 pm

There are signs of rising tensions between India's Hindu and Muslim communities since Narendra Modi, a self-avowed Hindu nationalist, took power as prime minister in May. Most of the small skirmishes have played out in India's largest state, Uttar Pradesh, or UP.

There, Hindu nationalists from Modi's BJP Party have seized on charges of an alleged forced religious conversion to say that Hindu India is under siege.

District party leader Sanjay Prajapati says the Muslim community has harmed the Hindu community, India's largest.

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4:59 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Past Winners Do Well At 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 3:14 pm

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4:59 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Egypt, UAE Airstrikes In Libya Blindside U.S. Diplomats

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4:59 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Cereal Consumption Hurt By Grab-And-Go Foods

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 11:47 am

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4:59 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Michael Brown's Funeral Is Mixed With Tributes, Political Messages

Originally published on Tue August 26, 2014 11:47 am

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4:59 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Comic Featuring Superman's Debut Sells For Millions

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Well, this talk of cartoon characters brings us to the last word in Business. It's a bird; it's a plane; it's a super-expensive Superman.

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U.S.
11:53 am
Mon August 25, 2014

A Somber Show Of Support At Michael Brown's Funeral

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6:54 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Captured Bees In Queens Moved To A Farm

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Europe
6:15 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Austria's Social Democrat Party Wants Its Gnomes Back

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 11:53 am

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5:14 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Calif. Lawmakers Overturn Ban On Pets At Restaurants

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 11:53 am

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That brings us to our last word in Business Today, which is bone appetite.

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Steve, isn't it bon appetit?

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5:14 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Legendary Actor Lord Richard Attenborough Dies At 90

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 11:53 am

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Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90. He was Lord Attenborough, but beyond any title was the power of his film work, on-screen and behind the camera as an Oscar-winning director. NPR's Ari Shapiro is in London.

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5:14 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years Hits Napa Valley

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 11:53 am

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5:14 am
Mon August 25, 2014

U.S. Journalist Held In Syria Since 2012 Is Freed

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5:14 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Back From Vacation, Obama Faces A Host Of Challenges

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6:32 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Shoplifter Claims To Be Stone Temple Pilots Ex-Lead Singer

Originally published on Fri August 22, 2014 7:53 am

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6:07 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Charity Will Benefit If Mayweather Reads 'Harry Potter'

Originally published on Fri August 22, 2014 7:53 am

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Food
4:56 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Author And His Daughter Cook Around The World And You Can Too

Originally published on Fri August 22, 2014 11:19 am

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Kids helping in the kitchen - not everybody thinks that's such a good idea.

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4:56 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Outside Group Mirrors Successful Strategies Of Political Parties

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 1:31 pm

This is a big political year in Iowa. A U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs, and the Republican Party has opened 11 field offices statewide. But there's also a new team working the state — the Virginia-based group Americans for Prosperity.

Along with other nonprofit groups affiliated with libertarian billionaires David and Charles Koch, AFP is campaigning against the Iowa Democrats' Senate candidate, Rep. Bruce Braley.

It looks a lot like what a political party would do.

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4:56 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Emotional Distress A Worry As Kids Go Back To School In Ferguson

Children watch from their home in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday as people march to the police station to protest the shooting of Michael Brown. The school year was delayed in the St. Louis suburb amid protests, riots and looting in the wake of the police shooting. But classes are expected to start Monday.
Charlie Riedel AP

Originally published on Fri August 22, 2014 4:32 pm

This story is one that is meant to be heard. Click on the audio player above to give it a listen. (We have more radio stories from Ferguson that are worth a listen.)

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4:56 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Blood From Ebola Survivors May Help Treat Patients

Originally published on Fri August 22, 2014 5:42 pm

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4:56 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Pesticides Used On Florida's Mosquitoes May Harm Butterflies

Originally published on Fri August 22, 2014 7:53 am

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