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Robin Prendes On Rowing His Way To Victory

U.S. Olympic rower Robin Prendes hopes to lead his boat to the medal stand in London. Host Michel Martin speaks with Prendes about how he got into rowing after immigrating to the U.S. from Cuba and what he's doing to prepare for the Olympics.
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Speaking For The HIV-Positive, And Herself

Hydeia Broadbent was diagnosed as HIV-positive at age three. By the time she was six, she was already sharing her story publicly to lessen the stigma around the disease. On the final day of the 19th International AIDS Conference, host Michel Martin speaks with Broadbent, who is now in her 20s, about living with HIV. She's involved in a new awareness program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called "Let's Stop HIV Together."
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Is Romney 'Nervous' In London?

The Olympics kick off with the opening ceremony Friday, but the race for the White House is already in full swing. Mitt Romney is oversees trying to boost his foreign policy credentials, while President Obama is speaking out about gun violence here in the United States. Host Michel Martin speaks with two former White House communications staffers: Corey Ealons and Mary Kate Cary.
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McDonald's Food Has A Healthy Glow, At Least In China

A new ad by McDonald's China reinforces the brand's image in the country as healthful and wholesome. And it will work, a market analyst says, because the Chinese trust that American food brands are safer than their own.
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It's All Politics, July 26, 2012

Mitt Romney figures, why just create gaffes in the United States when I can do the same in Europe? But before he leaves he socks it to the president at the VFW. Also, a look ahead to Tuesday's Republican Senate runoff in Texas.
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Hubig Pies, Landmark New Orleans Bakery, Has Burned Down

Hubig Pies has been producing hand-size, fried fruit pastries for hungry folks in and around New Orleans since 1922. The building is "a total loss" after a blaze today.
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Place All Metal Objects In The Tray, Please... Oh, Hi Kobe!

We ran into USA Men's basketball at the security sweep today. Yes, even bigtime basketball players and coaches must suffer the indignity of the magnetometer. But the star power did overcome one protocol, against photography in the scanning area.
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Stories Of The Colorado Victims: Young Artist Was 'Ball Of Joy'

"AJ" Boik will be remembered at a funeral today. Friends and family say the aspiring artist was never sad and always willing to help. Yousef Garbi, who survived, was shot in the head after first pushing a friend to safety.

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