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5:16am

Fri August 19, 2011
Around the Nation

Rodent Of Unusual Size Stalks Calif. Water Plant

Workers at a waste water plant in central California were taken aback when they saw a huge rodent swimming through the facility's ponds. The capybara is the world's largest rodent. It has a famously docile nature so fish and game officials say they'll let the animal roam.

5:08am

Fri August 19, 2011
Around the Nation

Car Thief Drops Victim's Kids Off Safely

A New York man left his two sons and his poodle in the van and ran into a store. That, according to the New York Post, is when a thief drove off with the vehicle. The man asked for the kids' address and took them home.

5:00am

Fri August 19, 2011
The Two-Way

Stock Futures Point Down; New Attacks In Afghanistan, Pakistan

Good morning.

After Thursday's sharp drops on Wall Street, lots of folks are wondering what's going to happen in the stock market today.

Well, according to Reuters: "Stock index futures pointed to a sharply weaker open for equities on Wall Street on Friday."

Translation: Expect a drop.

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2:00am

Fri August 19, 2011
NPR Story

Business News

Renee Montagne has business news.

2:00am

Fri August 19, 2011
Business

The Last Word In Business

David Greene and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.

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