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Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.

A bi-coastal, 24-hour news operation, Morning Edition is hosted by NPR's Steve Inskeep in Washington, D.C., and Renee Montagne at NPR West in Culver City, CA. Even as hosts, Inskeep and Montagne often get out from behind the anchor desk and travel across the world to report on the news first hand. While they are out traveling, David Greene can be heard as regular substitute host.

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3:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

'Done Fighting This Madness,' Akron Mayor Steps Down

Akron, Ohio Mayor Donald Plusquellic in 2013.
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Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 9:21 am

Everybody says Mayor Don Plusquellic loves Akron, Ohio. It's just some of the people he can't stand, as he said in March to a packed crowd at his State of the City address.

Now Plusquellic, one of the longest-serving mayors in the country, plans to attend his last ribbon-cutting this weekend.

Soon after that, he is cutting ties with city government. Plusquellic spent decades in office in Akron — he's credited with transforming the local economy.

But he is also called bombastic and a bully, and he recently said he feared that a City Council member might kill him.

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NPR Story
3:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Obama Reaffirms Security Commitment To Gulf Partners

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 2:34 pm

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Around the Nation
5:50 am
Thu May 14, 2015

A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 6:05 am

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Around the Nation
5:19 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Police Say Mass. Man Went 'All Davy Crockett' On Bear

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 6:05 am

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Around the Nation
3:33 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Safety Is The First Responsibility, Former Railroad Engineer Says

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 1:58 pm

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Around the Nation
3:33 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Feds Probe Failure To Collect Mine Safety Penalties After NPR Report

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 12:55 pm

The inspector general of the Labor Department is conducting an audit of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's handling of delinquent mine safety penalties.

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Television
3:10 am
Thu May 14, 2015

TV Networks Count On Reborn Old Shows To Bring In Ad Dollars

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 8:13 pm

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NPR Story
3:10 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Calif. Bottled Water Plants Are Scrutinized During Severe Drought

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 6:05 am

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NPR Story
3:10 am
Thu May 14, 2015

GOP Presidential Hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio Releases Foreign Policy Plan

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 7:24 pm

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Around the Nation
5:23 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Dog Sniffs Out Illegally Caught Fish

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 5:35 am

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Around the Nation
5:23 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Pa. Man Loses Housing Subsidy After Prostitute Found Under His Bed

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 5:58 am

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Business
4:43 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Vinyl's Comeback Keeps Record Pressers Busy

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 5:58 am

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NPR Story
3:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Dozens Die After Another Major Earthquake Hits Nepal

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Media
3:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Facebook Debuts Instant News Articles From News Organizations

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 5:58 am

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This item just popped up in our newsfeed - Facebook's latest move to be your prime destination on the Internet.

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NPR Story
3:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Subscriptions We No Longer Need: Do You Still Have An AOL Account?

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 11:59 am

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Business
7:33 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Verizon Acquires AOL For $4.4 Billion

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:11 am

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Business
5:46 am
Tue May 12, 2015

IKEA Offers Breakfast In Bed

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 6:12 am

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Asia
5:04 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Hong Kong Shoppers Watch A Pig Fly — Or, Rather, Fall From Above

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:18 am

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Sold Out Grateful Dead Chicago Concerts Attract High-End Scalpers

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 6:12 am

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(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "FRIEND OF THE DEVIL")

GRATEFUL DEAD: (Singing) I set out running, but I'll take my time. A friend of the devil is a friend of mine.

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Report: Inmates With Mental Disabilities Often Subjected To Excessive Force

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 11:24 am

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