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Is It Time To Resurrect The Brontosaurus?

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:40pm

More than a century ago, the Brontosaurus was deemed too similar to the dinosaur Apatosaurus. Recent research finds there is enough difference between the two creatures after all.

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Uber Makes Strong Gains In Corporate Expense Reports

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:36pm

In the first-quarter of 2015, the ride-sharing service accounted for 46 percent of rides expensed by workers, according to a report. Its market share in the same period last year was 15 percent.

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2 Illinois State Univ. Athletic Officials Among 7 Dead In Plane Crash

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:27pm

The university said Aaron Leetch and Torrey Ward were returning from the NCAA basketball championship game in Indianapolis. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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NFL Holds First-Ever Scouting Combine For Veteran Players

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:21pm

The NFL recently hosted its first-ever scouting combine for players with NFL experience. Just 107 players made the cut out of 2,000 applicants.

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Upcoming British Election May Determine Welfare State's Fate

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:21pm

British voters will go to the polls in one month in an election that may determine the future of the British welfare state. Prime Minister David Cameron will face Labour Party leader Ed Miliband.

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Amid Seattle's Affluence, Homelessness Also Flourishes

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:21pm

In Seattle — one of the nation's wealthiest cities — homelessness has surged over the past decade. More people are now homeless in Seattle than anywhere except New York City, Los Angeles or Las Vegas.

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ESPN Bracket Challenge Winner Is Too Young To Collect Grand Prize

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:21pm

Twelve-year-old Sam Holtz beat out 11.57 million other brackets to win the ESPN Tournament Challenge, which means he now enters a random raffle to win the grand prize.

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Rand Paul Vows To 'Take Our Country Back' In Presidential Candidacy Speech

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:21pm

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced his candidacy for president Tuesday in Louisville, Ky. In a speech to supporters, Sen. Paul vowed to "take our country back."

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Review: Billy Kelly And Molly Ledford, 'Trees'

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:21pm

NPR's Stefan Shepherd reviews the children's album Trees by Billy Kelly and Molly Ledford.

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