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Around the Nation
6:53 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Seattle Mayor Pardons Tofurkey

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 7:15 am

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Animals
6:53 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Dog Keeps Up With Athletes, Gets Adopted

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 7:51 am

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NPR Story
4:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Why Fed Officials Are Concerned About Too Little Inflation

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 7:15 am

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NPR Story
4:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Viewpoint On Ferguson: People Have To Understand The Other Side

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 7:15 am

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4:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Plan For Grand Jury Verdict Lacked Follow-Through, Critics Say

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 7:15 am

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NPR Story
4:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Critics Say More Oil Industry Royalties Should Go Into U.S. Coffers

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 8:11 am

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NPR Story
4:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

Akutaq or agutak — also known as Eskimo ice cream — is a favorite dessert in western Alaska. It's made with berries and frothed with fat, like Crisco.
Al Grillo AP

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 10:19 am

When Americans sit down to their Thanksgiving meal, most tables will feature traditional fare: turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberries. But should you be looking for a different kind of holiday meal, head for rural Alaska.

That's where Nellie Gamechuck lives, in a village squeezed between tundra and a bend in the river in the southwest part of the state. Ask her what's for dinner on Thanksgiving, and she opens up the deep freeze. "Walrus meat, moose meat," she says. Digging down through the layers, she reaches the dessert level: salmonberries.

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Around the Nation
6:11 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 7:02 am

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, with news from "Casablanca."

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "CASABLANCA")

INGRID BERGMAN: (As Isla) Play it once, Sam, for old times' sake.

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Europe
5:41 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Hotel Looking For Guests With Social Media Clout

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 7:02 am

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NPR Story
4:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 7:02 am

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Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, crowded terminals, little personal space. It is the busiest travel week of the year. Here's NPR's David Schaper.

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