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2:00am

Tue September 6, 2011
Economy

Economy Needs More than A Quick Fix

David Greene has been revisiting some of the stories from a trip he took across America back in 2009 to mark President Obama's first 100 days in office. In his second report in the series "100 Days Revisited," he talks to Dorothy Jerse and Carolyn Toops, two of the ladies he spoke to in 2009. The women — both in their 80s — have been meeting every Wednesday for the last 25 years at Boo's Crossroads Café in Terre Haute, Indiana, for breakfast.

2:00am

Tue September 6, 2011
Africa

Libyan Rebels Threaten To Invade Bani Walid

Rebels in Libya have encircled the pro-Gadhafi stronghold of Bani Walid and are threatening to attack the town. Bani Walid is one of only a handful of towns still controlled by Gadhafi forces.

2:00am

Tue September 6, 2011
Africa

Tripoli Has Changed Tremendously Since February

After nine weeks reporting on the progress of Libyan rebels, NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reflects on the state of the country. Having just left the capital, she tells Steve Inskeep that Tripoli is a different city today from the one she encountered in February when the revolution began.

2:00am

Tue September 6, 2011
Africa

Convoy Of Gadhafi Troops Cross Into Niger

David Greene reports on news that a troop convoy from Libya has crossed into the country of Niger. It's not clear if any family members of Libya's leader Moammar Gadhafi are part of the convoy.

2:00am

Tue September 6, 2011
Around the Nation

Numerous Texas Wildfires Stretch Firefighters' Ranks

Across Texas, scores of wildfires are burning out of control. A fire near Austin has burned thousands of acres and hundreds of homes. The Texas Forest Service says whatever the highest priority is, that gets the first attention.

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