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At 'World Routes,' Airports Court Airlines To Bring In More Flights

Some describe World Routes as speed dating for the aviation industry, as airports try to court airlines and convince them to offer international flights in and out of their destinations.
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Trade Lingo: 'Aunt Minnie' Lives In Your X-Rays

All Things Considered has been asking listeners to share words exclusive to their professions. In the latest installment, radiologist Dr. Harold Friedman defines what seeing an "Aunt Minnie" on a brain scan might mean.
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At U.N., Attention Divided Between Air Strikes And Climate Chage

President Obama headed to the UN on Tuesday with a new bombing campaign underway in Syria and the ability to tout an Arab coalition against ISIS. Fighting the threat posed by ISIS is a major focus of the UN gathering in New York. The president also turned his attention to another global issue, climate change.
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Saving A French Dialect That Once Echoed In The Ozarks

A distinct version of French is disappearing from the isolated Old Mines region in the Missouri Ozarks. Thousands of people once spoke pawpaw French, but today only a handful of speakers remain.
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Stockpiling Coal For Winter Proves Problematic For Power Plants

Fall is usually the season when power plants stockpile coal in preparation for higher electricity demand during the winter, but that's proving to be problematic this year.
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In Alaska, An Uncommon Act Of Maternal Love

Melissa Block talks with Roy Wood, a park ranger at the Katmai National Park and Preserve in southern Alaska, about Holly, a brown bear, who has adopted a yearling cub abandoned earlier by his mother.
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Cheerleaders' Fair Wage Lawsuits Add To NFL's Problems

The NFL is facing public scrutiny about how its players treat women off the field, but the league's troubles also extend to on-field activities. Cheerleaders from five teams have brought fair wage lawsuits.
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Move To Curb U.S. Corporate Tax Dodges Could Delay Reform

Business and consumer groups say Congress needs to reform taxes, but few expect change soon. In fact, Treasury's tweaks to tax law may diminish the political will to address broader tax reform.
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Al-Qaida's Khorasan Group Led By Hard-Core Fighters

The group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes in Syria last night, has been on the U.S. radar for a while. Intelligence officials say they have tracked its individual members for years.
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When Nature Fights Back

The Cities Project is back with stories about nature reclaiming space in our urban environments. We asked you to submit photos of it happening in your communities.

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