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11:23am

Fri August 5, 2011
Marijuana Policy

One Marijuana Legalization Effort Gets Underway This Week

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A retired Denver police officer has joined one effort to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Colorado.  A coalition began gathering signatures this week to put the issue before Colorado voters next year.

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9:00am

Fri August 5, 2011
NPR Story

Job Growth In Health, Retail and Manufacturing

The private sector created 154,000 jobs. There was growth in health, retail and manufacturing. But governments cut 37,000 jobs, and a lot of those were the result of the government shutdown in Minnesota. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from NPR's Tamara Keith.

8:32am

Fri August 5, 2011
Economy

More Jobs Created Than Economists Expceted

Originally published on Fri August 5, 2011 9:11 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

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

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And I'm Renee Montagne.

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8:10am

Fri August 5, 2011
Economy

Bargain Hunting Maybe Sending U.S. Stocks Up

The fears underlying yesterday's big selloff remain — however, and that's concern over the U.S. economy, and Europe's debt crisis,

6:10am

Fri August 5, 2011
Economy

Unemployment Numbers For July Out Friday

Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Yuki Noguchi about the latest unemployment data from the federal government.

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