Alice Reese
7:45 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Movie Picks with Alice Reese, February 10 2012

Alice previews "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" and "Safe House."

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The Two-Way
6:55 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Rep. Bachus Is Focus Of Ethics Investigation Into Possible Insider Trading

Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

The Washington Post broke this story last evening:

"The Office of Congressional Ethics is investigating the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee over possible violations of insider-trading laws, according to individuals familiar with the case.

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Around the Nation
6:39 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Wisconsin Court Decides Who Gets The Cat

Originally published on Fri February 10, 2012 7:02 am

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Business
6:36 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Halos Can Turn To Horns, Corporate Donors Find

Dots, a women's fashion retailer, donates $118,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Jan. 31. The recent controversy over Komen's relationship with Planned Parenthood has highlighted the perils of corporate philanthropy.
Anonymous PR Newswire

Energizer makes batteries. But in recent days, company executives have spent a considerable amount of time responding to complaints about abortion.

The reason, of course, is that Energizer got caught up in the controversy surrounding last week's decision by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation to cut off its funding for Planned Parenthood.

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The Two-Way
6:30 am
Fri February 10, 2012

'Situation Could Not Be More Dire,' Syrians In Besieged City Say

An anti-regime fighter peered through a window in Idlib, Syria, on Thursday (Feb. 9, 2012).
AP

From inside the Syrian city of Homs, where activists say several hundred people have been killed by government forces in the past week and troops are preparing for what could be a "ground offensive" in coming days, residents say the "situation could not be more dire," NPR's Kelly McEvers reports.

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Middle East
6:29 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Madonna Fan Would Be Irked By War With Iran

Originally published on Fri February 10, 2012 7:02 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. We have no evidence this is a mass movement, but at least one person seems to have a reason to urge Israel's prime minister to delay an attack on Iran. Israeli officials have been speculating out loud about a strike. Now a Facebook page is pushing for the war to wait, at least long enough to keep from disrupting a concert by Madonna in Tel Aviv. The page is called No War with Iran until After Madonna's Performance on May 29. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

Construction
6:17 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Construction approaching on new city offices

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Minor demolition and cleanup continues on the old Sulphur Springs Library ahead of an April date to begin construction for the new city offices.

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Politics
6:12 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Political forum planned in Lone Oak this weekend

LONE OAK - Residents who attend Saturday’s free event will be served dinner and also have an opportunity to meet local candidates running in the upcoming political party primary elections.

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News
5:00 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Former Attorney Faces Investigation into Old Case

A judge will hold a hearing in Georgetown today on whether an ex-prosecutor should face a formal investigation for allegations that he hid evidence and wrongfully sent a man to prison for nearly 25 years.

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News
5:00 am
Fri February 10, 2012

Judge Caught with Drugs

A marijuana possession charge has been handed down to a Guadalupe County judge.

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