The Salt
11:08 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Struggling Dairy Farmers Find A 'Moo' Business Model

Laura Chase, a member of the MOOMilk dairy cooperative, sweeps her barn in a film still from documentary, Betting The Farm.
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A year and a half after Aaron Bell lost his contract to sell milk to H.P. Hood LLC from his 45 cow dairy operation in Edmunds, Maine, he found himself leaving a voicemail with his lease agent.

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The Two-Way
11:02 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Life Sentences Without Parole For Juveniles Is Unconstitutional, High Court Rules

Originally published on Mon June 25, 2012 2:40 pm

The United States Supreme Court ruled that an Alabama law that gave juveniles convicted of murder mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole was unconstitutional.

In the majority opinion, Justice Elena Kagan wrote that the law violated the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

The AP reports:

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Africa
10:55 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Religious Violence Shakes Up Northern Nigeria

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE, from NPR News. Coming up, who doesn't love a wedding? Marvel Comics just decided to hold a big one for superhero Northstar. We'll find out why even some of his alien mutant friends decided not to show. That's in just a few minutes.

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Law
10:55 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Supreme Court Decision, A Rebuke To Arizona?

The Supreme Court threw out key parts of Arizona's tough immigration law. But the court didn't rule on one of the most controversial elements of the law. Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR's Ron Elving, Professor Gabriel Chin with the University of California, Davis, and the vice dean of University of Arizona College of Law, Marc Miller.

Politics
9:23 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Justin Perry wins Saturday runoff for Leonard City Council

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LEONARD - Perry, who received 68 percent of the vote, defeated Penny Edwards.

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The Two-Way
8:51 am
Mon June 25, 2012

As Turkey Looks To NATO, Syria Defends Shooting War Plane

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, arrives for a cabinet meeting in his office in Ankara, Turkey on Monday.
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Originally published on Tue June 26, 2012 7:28 am

Update at 3:16 p.m. ET. An Attack On All Of NATO:

The tension between Turkey and Syria has heightened this afternoon. First Turkey said that Syria had fired at another one of its planes; this one was involved in a search rescue operation of the war plane shot down by Syria last week.

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Police and Courts
8:49 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Jury issues life prison term in Javon Newman murder case

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GREENVILLE - A life prison sentence was handed down Friday for Devin Eugene Royal in a Hunt County murder case from July 2011.

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Fatal crash
8:23 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Kaufman County man killed in one vehicle wreck

FM 85 west of Seven Points, TX
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HENDERSON COUNTY - State Troopers say a vehicle driven by 41-year-old Phillip Rodnye Storey left the roadway and overturned Saturday evening. 

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Sulphur Springs construction
7:55 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Library renovation part of Sulphur Springs agenda

Fencing surrounds the former Sulphur Springs Library on Monday, June 25 during renovation efforts
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SULPHUR SPRINGS - Final approval of the issuance of nearly $4.7 million in revenue bonds will be considered Tuesday as part of a special meeting by the Sulphur Springs City Council.

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The Two-Way
7:42 am
Mon June 25, 2012

As Celebrations Continue, Morsi Begins Forming Government

Egyptian supporters of their new president-elect, Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi, perform noon prayers in Cairo's Tahrir Square, one day after Morsi was elected as the country's "first civilian president" on Sunday.
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Originally published on Mon June 25, 2012 7:52 am

Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate who became Egypt's president-elect yesterday, began consultations and moved into the office once held by the deposed Hosni Mubarak.

This was a historic weekend for Egypt: Many feared that the ruling military council would give the elections to Ahmed Shafiq, Mubarak's last prime minister. But that didn't happen and when Morsi was handed the victory, hundreds of thousands of Egyptians poured into the streets.

From Cairo, NPR's Grant Clark filed this report for our Newscast unit:

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