Morning Edition

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For nearly three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with two hours of up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts and sports. With nearly 14 million listeners, Morning Edition draws public radio's largest audience.

One of the most respected news magazines in the world, Morning Edition airs Monday through Friday on more than 660 NPR stations across the United States, and around the globe on NPR's international services.

Its cast of regulars includes some of the most familiar voices on radio: correspondent Susan Stamberg; commentator Frank Deford; news analysts Cokie Roberts and Juan Williams; and newscasters Jean Cochran and Carl Kasell.

Produced by NPR in Washington, D.C., Morning Edition draws on reporting from correspondents based in 17 countries around the world, and producers and reporters in 17 locations in the U.S. Their reporting is supplemented by NPR member station reporters across the country and a strong corps of independent producers and reporters in the public radio system.

Since its debut in 1979, Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors — including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

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Breaking
7:10 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Breaking: Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Train In Mechanicville

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Authorities say a person has died after being hit by a freight train near an upstate New York rail yard.

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Sports
7:10 am
Wed March 25, 2015

John Urschel Balances Math Career With Pro Football Risks

Originally published on Wed March 25, 2015 8:18 am

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WAMC News
6:41 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about a Glenville farm owner who's received community support after being charged with animal abuse.

Sports
6:09 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Sports Report: UAlbany Coach Will Brown Interviews At Fordham, George Mason

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The New York Post is reporting that UAlbany Men's Basketball Coach Will Brown interviewed for a position as head coach at Fordham University. He interviewed at George Mason on Monday.

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NPR Story
5:32 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Safer Anthrax Test Aims To Keep The Bioweapon From Terrorists

Safe and small: The credit-card-sized test for anthrax destroys the deadly bacteria after the test completes.
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Originally published on Wed March 25, 2015 6:25 pm

Engineers at Sandia National Laboratory have come up with what they think is a safer diagnostic test for anthrax bacteria — a test that would prevent the "bad guys" from getting their hands on this dangerous pathogen.

Sandia is home to the International Biological Threat Reduction Program. "Our interest is in safety and security of pathogens," says Melissa Finley. Finley isn't a bioweapons expert. She's a veterinarian.

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NPR Story
5:14 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Ex-Inmate Uses His Sentence To Create Successful Business Plan

Originally published on Wed March 25, 2015 8:18 am

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NPR Story
5:14 am
Wed March 25, 2015

VA Changes 40-Miles Rule For Private Medical Care

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5:14 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Israelis Hope Obama-Netanyahu Rift Will Result In Change

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5:14 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Female Marines Make Adjustments To Advance In Combat Training

Originally published on Wed March 25, 2015 8:18 am

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News
10:10 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Germanwings Jet Crashes In The French Alps

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