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News
5:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Texas Attorney Faces Charges

The opening statements in the case the State Bar of Texas has brought against a Texas attorney are set to begin today.

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News
5:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Texas Man on Trial for Torture

 

A man accused of torturing his former neighbor on a deer-skinning device is going to trial this week.

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News
5:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Schools Delay Opening in West Texas

Some schools in West Texas have delayed opening due to winter weather.

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News
5:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Three Dead in Houston Apartment Shooting

Investigators say that three men have died in Houston after gunfire broke out in a Houston-area apartment.

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Community Event
5:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Gun Show at Local Museum

Collectors of military memorabilia and firearms enthusiasts will be able to find what they are looking for in Greenville later this month.

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Meeting
5:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Reports on Racial Profiling Delivered Tuesday

The annual update concerning incidents of racial profiling within Hunt County are scheduled to go to the Hunt County Commissioners Court on Tuesday.

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Economy
3:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Greek Protesters Rally Against Drastic Cuts

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Even as Greek lawmakers approved another round of austerity, Greek protesters registered their dissent over the weekend. The bailout package is part of an effort by creditors to save Greece from default and a possible exit from the euro. European leaders now need to sign off on the deal, but many people are beginning to wonder if saving Greece is possible. Greeks themselves say austerity is killing them. Joanna Kakissis reports from Athens.

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Analysis
3:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Politics In The News

Originally published on Mon February 13, 2012 7:00 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

The U.S. economy is improving, even though Americans keep having to look over their shoulders at Europe. The state of the economy affects everything in American politics right now, from the presidential election to the budget that the White House lays out today.

NPR's Cokie Roberts has some analysis, as she does the most Mondays. Cokie, good morning.

COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Steve.

INSKEEP: OK, so what does the president's budget tell us?

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Religion
3:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Catholics Take Side On Contraceptive Insurance Debate

The Obama administration has revised a provision of the president's health care law concerning birth control coverage. Now, religious-affiliated organizations may decline to provide the coverage, but allow the employees to get free contraceptives through their health insurer. NPR's Allison Keyes went to a Catholic church to ask parishioners what they think of the debate over birth control in health care coverage.

Business
3:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Business News

Originally published on Mon February 13, 2012 7:00 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

NPR's business new starts with trouble for Apple in a giant market.

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INSKEEP: The trouble for Apple has come as it tries to sell its iPad tablet computers in China. In a city not far from Beijing, authorities have been seizing iPads from shopping malls and other retailers - not because they're fake, but because a Chinese company claims that it owns the iPad name. The company in question is Shenzhen Proview, and it registered the iPad name in China in 2001.

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