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Tue October 11, 2011
NPR Story

Last Word In Business

Two recent college grads, who met in economics class, have collaborated to form the band The Bull & The Bear. Their album, Recession Sessions, includes tunes for downtrodden times such as "Main Street Venting Blues" and "Our Love Is An Illiquid Asset."


Mon October 10, 2011
Author Interviews

Deen Does 'Southern' Fare ... With A Stick Of Butter

Paula Deen is the host of the Food Network's Paula's Home Cooking and Paula's Best Dishes. She tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that while her recipes are known for their bacon and butter, she and her family don't indulge in them every day.

Chia Chong

Food Network star Paula Deen loves seasoning, bacon and, of course, a bit of butter.

She also loves Southern cooking, which why her latest cookbook, Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible, explores the regional variations of Southern food.

Deen tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that she first discovered some of those variations in her home state of Georgia.

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Mon October 10, 2011

Colorado Farmers Await Free Trade Vote

Colorado farmers have looked to expand their export markets in recent years.
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Many Colorado farmers are eager for Congress to ratify three long-pending free trade deals.  The US House and Senate are expected to pass the pacts with South Korea, Panama and Columbia as early as Wednesday.

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Mon October 10, 2011

Conference Seeks Strategies to Ensure Affordable Housing

Washington & Jefferson College

One of the nation’s leading state conferences on affordable housing begins Tuesday in Vail.

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Mon October 10, 2011
NPR Story

Netflix Backpedals On Qwikster Service

The company says it is scuttling its plan to split off its DVD-by mail and streaming video services.