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Obama To Propose Jobs Measure After Vacation

President Obama is off to New England later today for a family vacation. He returned to the White House last night after a three-day bus tour through the upper Midwest. The campaign-style trip produced little in the way of new ideas for boosting job growth. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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Rebels Try To Wrest Control Of Zawiya From Gadhafi Troops

David Greene talks to NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro on the latest on the fighting in western Libya. Rebels are trying to seize the oil refinery in Zawiya from Moammar Gadhafi's forces.

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Thu August 18, 2011
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London Riots: Does The Punishment Fit The Crime?

Two weeks after the shooting by police of a man in London led to rioting and looting, Britain is coming to terms with how to deal with the perpetrators of that violence. Courts have been working around the clock, but there are criticisms that initial sentences have been too harsh. Renee Montagne speaks to Paul Lewis, of the "Guardian" who has been covering events.

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Business

The Last Word In Business

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

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Thu August 18, 2011
Business

Retailer Doesn't Like What It Sees On 'Jersey Shore '

Retailer Abercrombie and Fitch is offering to pay one of the stars of MTV's "Jersey Shore" program to not wear its clothing in public. The company says Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino's image is contrary to the image it wants to cultivate.

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