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NPR Story
2:18 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Ale Ads Rethink Revolutionary War Outcome

Originally published on Thu July 3, 2014 8:14 am

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And our Last Word In Business today is, if they won.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "RULE, BRITANNIA!")

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Imagine an America where trucks are called lorries, garbage cans are bins.

GREENE: Taxicabs are black, elevators are lifts, and English muffins are, well, just muffins.

MONTAGNE: That's the idea behind, If We Won. It's a cheeky, new advertising campaign from Newcastle Brown Ale. It envisions what the United States would be like if Britain had won the Revolutionary War.

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NPR Story
2:18 am
Thu July 3, 2014

China Announces Another Easing Of Its Currency Controls

Originally published on Thu July 3, 2014 8:14 am

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Animals
4:01 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Ukraine Wants Its Dolphins Back

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 4:53 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Ukraine wants its dolphins back. It seems when Russia invaded the Ukrainian nation of Crimea, it also seized Ukraine's military dolphins. Those dolphins were trained to detect mines and enemy divers. Now they're under Russian control. A Russian news site reports Ukraine is demanding Russia return the dolphins as it has other military equipment. But Russia is saying nyet, the dolphins are in the navy now - the Russian Navy. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

Sports
3:15 am
Wed July 2, 2014

U.S. Goalkeeper Becomes Social Media Star

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 4:53 am

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Research News
2:05 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Living 63 Feet Underwater Helps Cousteau Team Conduct Experiments

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 11:03 am

Fabien Cousteau and a crew of scientists and explorers have spent the past 31 days underwater in the Aquarius Reef Base off the coast of Florida. David Greene talks to Cousteau about the experience.

NPR Story
2:05 am
Wed July 2, 2014

World Cup Sparks More Interest In U.S. Soccer

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 4:53 am

All through the World Cup, Kansas City has been a terrific place to watch a match. Interest in soccer has exploded there, stoked by the rise of the city's professional soccer team.

Sports
2:05 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Belgium Ends U.S. Team's World Cup Hopes

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 11:09 am

The U.S. men's soccer team is out of the World Cup. For 90 minutes, the score was tied at 0-0, but the team lost in extra time to Belgium on Tuesday, 2-1.

Business
9:00 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Own A South Dakota Prairie Town For $400,000

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 11:24 am

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And that brings us to the last word in Business which is no sweat. You too can own a piece of the old American frontier.

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An entire town nestled in the flat prairie lands of South Dakota is up for sale for $400,000. You can own Swett - S, W, E, T, T - Swett, South Dakota.

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Business
8:55 am
Tue July 1, 2014

GM Recalls Another 8.5 Million Vehicles

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 11:24 am

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Food
4:00 am
Tue July 1, 2014

In Support Of U.S. Soccer, Don't Eat Belgian Waffles

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 11:24 am

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