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2:00am

Mon November 7, 2011
Europe

Greek Prime Minister Papandreou To Step Down

Originally published on Mon November 7, 2011 4:43 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

The political drama in Greece now turns to who will govern that economically troubled country. Prime Minister George Papandreou has vowed to the opposition's demand that he step down to make way for a coalition government. The idea is that a government of national unity can steer Greece through austerity measures and save a bailout deal that's widely seen as the country's last chance. The new premiere is expected to be named today. Joanna Kakissis joined us from Athens with the latest. Good morning.

: Good morning.

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2:00am

Mon November 7, 2011
Around the Nation

2 Penn State Officials Leave Amid Sex Abuse Scandal

Originally published on Mon November 7, 2011 3:40 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

And I'm Renee Montagne. Child sex abuse charges have now stained a legendary story of college football, the long-running success story of Penn State.

INSKEEP: Jerry Sandusky was a player at Penn State under Coach Joe Paterno in the 1960s. Later he became Paterno's defensive coordinator, a leading figure for decades.

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7:15am

Fri November 4, 2011
NPR Story

Groupon Makes Market Debut

Originally published on Fri November 4, 2011 7:15 am

Shares of the daily deal company Groupon hit the Nasdaq stock exchange Friday after an IPO raised about $700 million. The company has been dogged by investor concerns over management and questions about its accounting methods.

5:00am

Fri November 4, 2011
Politics

Fort Collins Dispensary Owners Ponder What’s Next

Grace Hood

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries owners in Fort Collins are evaluating their next steps after voters this week banned their businesses from operating within city limits. After the final election results are certified they’ll have 90 days to close their storefronts. And some are hoping to stay open, albeit with a slightly different focus.

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3:53am

Fri November 4, 2011
Strange News

England's Oldest Family-Run Business Still Selling

Originally published on Fri November 4, 2011 8:20 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with congratulations to R.J. Balson and Son. The butcher shop on the south coast of England has been named Britain's oldest family-run business, and is it ever. Balson's began selling sausages and bacon in 1535 when Henry VIII was king and still married to Ann Boleyn. Twenty-five generations later, owner Richard Balson tells the Daily Mail his son will join the business next year, and that son has a son, too. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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