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The Knockout Artist

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00am

George Garrett is a young man in the '60s, making his way through the world of the California Youth Authority with his two fists of fury, his wits and a secret.

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The Legend Of Steve Davies

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00am

In one of soccer's most legendary fairy tales, manager Harry Redknapp once plucked a hardcore fan from the crowd and put him to the test for West Ham United. What happens next made the fan a legend.

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Brokedown Boxing

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00am

Mark Sayer knew that if he was going to prove himself as a Thai boxer, he'd have to fight in Thailand. Where in Thailand? That was another matter.

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Drum Fill Friday, From Eternal Summers' Daniel Cundiff

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:55am

Our weekly puzzler for careful listeners: This week we have a series of hand-picked drum fills from Daniel Cundiff, percussionist for the band Eternal Summers. Hear the fill and match it to the song.

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Recari, Ryu Share Lead At Royal Birkdale

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:23am

Recari, Ryu share lead at Royal Birkdale

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NHTSA Probes 500K Ford Cars For Steering Issues

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:23am

NHTSA probes 500K Ford cars for steering issues

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Rose Makes Move With 2nd-Round 68 At Scottish Open

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:03am

Rose makes move with 2nd-round 68 at Scottish Open

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Burberry Investors Revolt Over CEO Pay Deal

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:03am

Burberry investors revolt over CEO pay deal

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Elephant Featured In Film 'Alexander' Killed By Thai Poachers

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:01am

The 50-year-old Asian elephant, named Phlai Khlao, was apparently poisoned before his tusks were hacked off. Thai authorities are questioning a suspect who is a former elephant handler.

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Downside Of Low US Mortgage Rates? Less Selling

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:43am

Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling

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UN Doubts Legality Of Israeli Air Campaign

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:43am

UN doubts legality of Israeli air campaign

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NHTSA To Investigate Fatal Truck Tank Explosion

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:23am

NHTSA to investigate fatal truck tank explosion

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US Stock Futures Mixed

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:23am

US stock futures mixed

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Top Stories: Ukrainian Attacks; Israel-Palestinian Violence

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:18am

Also: A child thought cured of HIV shows signs of infection; Iraqi Kurds suspend government participation; and a huge thermometer is lit in southern California.

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Indian Prime Minister To Meet Obama In September

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:13am

Indian prime minister to meet Obama in September

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Wife In Ga. Hot Car Death Case Has Attorney

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:13am

Wife in Ga. hot car death case has attorney

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Barcelona Reach Agreement For Luis Suarez

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:03am

Barcelona reach agreement for Luis Suarez

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Chrysler Recalls 651,000 SUVs For Mirror Lights

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:03am

Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for mirror lights

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Economists Downgrade Forecasts For US Growth

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 8:03am

Economists downgrade forecasts for US growth

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Germany Calls For 'Honest Foundation' In Relations With U.S.

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:47am

The remarks by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier follow fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Germany and Berlin's request that the top U.S. intelligence official in the country leave.

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