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NPR Coverage Of President Obama's Statement On Spending Cuts

This afternoon, President Obama will make a statement in the White House briefing room about the nation's finances. The administration and Congress face a March 1 deadline for mandated cuts in spending. The White House says the President will make some proposals on spending cuts.

Jennifer Ludden will be hosting live both before and after the event. She'll be joined by Senior Washington Editor, Ron Elving, White House Correspondent Mara Liasson, and Congressional Correspondent, Tamara Keith.


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Remembering The Maryland Roots Of An American Gospel Legend

Rev. Charles Albert Tindley is considered one of the founding fathers of American Gospel Music, and at least one historian in Berlin, Maryland, would like to hear more about his Maryland roots.

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Sweet Deal? Chocolatier Lindt Buys Russell Stover

The purchase would make the combined company the No. 3 chocolate maker in North America. The deal's value is estimated at around $1.5 billion.
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Maryland's Andy Harris Defends Move To Block D.C. Marijuana Bill

The Maryland Republican Congressman who moved to block a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in D.C. defended his actions and criticized the move to boycott businesses in his district, which includes popular tourist destination Ocean City.

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Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.