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2:45pm

Tue July 12, 2011
U.S.

Gay Victim's Trial Seeks Classmate's Murder Motive

The trial of a teen accused of killing a gay classmate, 15-year old Lawrence King, is underway in southern California and bringing national attention to the problem of gay bullying.

Prosecutors say the defendant murdered his classmate out of his hatred of homosexuals, but defense attorneys say their client snapped after being repeatedly harassed by the openly gay teen.

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2:30pm

Tue July 12, 2011
World Cafe

Sarah Jarosz On World Cafe

Originally published on Tue July 12, 2011 3:18 pm

Bluegrass-inspired singer-songwriter Sarah Jarosz performs on today's World Cafe.
Scott Simontacchi Courtesy of the artist

Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Sarah Jarosz made a name for herself as a bluegrass prodigy, releasing her debut album in 2009 at the age of 18.

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2:25pm

Tue July 12, 2011
The Two-Way

Police Release Batch Of Complaints From Michele Bachmann, Staff

Rep. Michele Bachmann is the Republican front-runner in Iowa, and she's drawing the kind of wide coverage to prove it. Politico compares her to Howard Dean; ABC reports that her husband's counseling firm may have urged gay patients to pray their way straight.

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2:09pm

Tue July 12, 2011
The Two-Way

Creator Of 'Brady Bunch' And 'Gilligan's Island' Dead At 94

The man who created two of America's seminal TV comedies died early this morning. Sherwood Schwartz not only created The Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Island, but he also wrote the undeniably hummable theme songs.

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1:32pm

Tue July 12, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Record Drug Shortages Strain Hospitals' Ability To Cope

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If you're hospitalized, here's hoping you won't need any succinylcholine, a muscle relaxant; epinephrine in a syringe for severe allergic reactions; or emergency-use syringes of lidocaine for irregular heartbeats.

All three of those drugs are high on the list of drugs experiencing shortages.

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