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1:00pm

Tue August 23, 2011
Music

Remembering Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber

Melissa Block talks with soul singer Ben E. King about the passing of two legendary songwriters, Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber, this week. Nick Ashford of Ashford and Simpson co-wrote some of Motown's biggest hits including "Ain't No Mountain High Enough." He died at Monday at age 70. Jerry Leiber penned the lyrics for songs such as "Jailhouse Rock" for Elvis — and one of Ben E. King's signature tunes "Spanish Harlem." Lieber also died on Monday. He was 78.

1:00pm

Tue August 23, 2011
Media

Letterman Turns Online Death Threat Into Laughs

Robert Siegel and Melissa Block tell us about David Letterman's response to an online death threat.

12:30pm

Tue August 23, 2011
World Cafe

T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

Grammy Award-winning producer T-Bone Burnett is today's guest on World Cafe.
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Today's World Cafe guest is Grammy Award-winning producer and singer-songwriter T-Bone Burnett. Although he's been performing and producing since 1965, Burnett is perhaps best known these days for his role as music supervisor for the Coen Brother's 2001 film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

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12:18pm

Tue August 23, 2011
The Two-Way

5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles East Coast

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rattled the east coast of the United States, today. The tremor was felt at least as far north as New York and at least as far south as Virginia.

The United States Geological Survey says the earthquake happened at 1:51 p.m. ET with an epicenter nine miles south of Mineral, Virginia and had a depth of 1 km.

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11:43am

Tue August 23, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Patients Getting Faster Treatment For Heart Attacks

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When it comes to treating heart attacks, doing the right thing doesn't count for much if doctors dawdle.

For a heart attack caused by a sudden blockage of an artery that feeds the pumping muscle, cardiologists agree that busting it up with an inflatable catheter should be done as soon as possible. The goal: treatment within 90 minutes of the patient arriving at the hospital.

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