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September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Aug 19, 2014 — As North Dakota's oil boom takes hold, the state's agricultural producers are feeling neglected. Grain competes with oil for space on trains and roads, and spills can damage cropland. Emily Guerin of Prairie Public Broadcasting reports that the Democratic candidate for agricultural commissioner is proposing a "landowners bill of rights" to protect farmers and ranchers.
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Aug 18, 2014 — The state produces a lot of energy, but environmentalists and the oil industry are joining to combat wind power companies as they try to expand.
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Aug 15, 2014 — The federal government is developing its offshore oil and gas leasing plan for a 5-year period that begins in 2017. Right now most of the activity is in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Aug 13, 2014 — A gas station in Somerset, Ky., was opened recently by city officials as a way to try to lower gas prices. Critics call it a socialist move and say government competition isn't fair to local firms.
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Aug 13, 2014 — Workers at U.S. oil refineries die on the job about three times as often as their counterparts in Europe. When accidents do kill American workers, the companies they work for rarely pay a heavy price.
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Aug 13, 2014 — Many Alaskans see the Aug. 19 vote as a referendum on the future of the state, which relies heavily on the oil industry but where less oil is now being pumped from the field.
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Aug 13, 2014 — Business is booming in North Dakota's Bakken Shale oilfields. Companies are working on pipeline proposals. One calls for a pipeline to be built from Iowa's northwest corner to its southeast corner.
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Aug 6, 2014 — The Gulf of Mexico accounts for more than 20 percent of U.S. domestic oil production. But few see these operations far offshore.
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Aug 4, 2014 — Sub-Saharan Africa is the youngest region in the world. American corporations are seeking ways to do business on a continent that is home to 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24.
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Aug 4, 2014 — Colorado is embroiled in debate over how to regulate oil and gas development. Up to four energy-related issues could be on the November ballot, and the run-up is causing confusion among voters.
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