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All Things Considered
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Red Wing PotteryRed Wing Pottery plans to close by year's end
    Competition from bigger retailers and foreign manufacturers is forcing the owner of Red Wing Pottery to find a buyer for the iconic stoneware company or shut it down by year's end.5:51 p.m.

National Public Radio Stories

  • Head Of Medicare, Medicaid Back On Capitol Hill For Health Law Hearing
    The Senate grills the Obama administration officials being held responsible for the rocky rollout of the Affordable Care Act's federal health insurance marketplace.
  • In Colorado, A Couple Finds Relief In Obamacare
    A small business owner and her husband expect to save big on health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Their monthly health insurance bill will drop by more than half once the policy they're buying on the Colorado health exchange takes effect.
  • Outrage In Pakistan After U.S. Drone Strike Kills Taliban Leader
    Melissa Block talks with Gibran Peshimam, political editor for The Express Tribune in Karachi, about reaction in Pakistan to last week's American drone strike that killed the Pakistani Taliban leader.
  • Silenced By Status, Farm Workers Face Rape, Sexual Abuse
    Farm workers do backbreaking work to bring fresh produce to our tables. But one secret about life in the fields is a chilling power dynamic that can allow supervisors to sexually assault farm workers in remote orchards and packinghouses.
  • Omaha Man Reunited With Stolen Motorcycle 46 Years Later
    A motorcycle owner in Omaha, Neb., reported his bike stolen from his backyard. Now, it's on its way home after turning up at the Port of Los Angeles, 46 years later.
  • The Most Secure Password In The World Might Be You
    Leaders from tech giants like Google and PayPal say that the password as we know it is dead. So what's the future of authentication online? Apple is implementing fingerprint protection on iPhones, but questions linger about the security and feasibility of biometrics.
  • Congolese Rebel Group M23 Announces End To Insurgency
    A rebel group that one year ago had pushed U.N. troops out of eastern Congo's largest city announced Tuesday that it would pursue a political solution. The group, M23, took up arms last year after a peace accord between Congo's government and Tutsi-led insurgents collapsed.
  • Fla. School District Trying To Curb School-To-Prison Pipeline
    A Florida school district reached an agreement with the NAACP and law enforcement to reassess tough "zero tolerance" guidelines. Non-violent misdemeanors — like alcohol and marijuana possession — will be dealt with by schools instead of police.
  • Thanks To Parasites, Moose Are Looking More Like Ghosts
    Parts of the U.S. and Canada have seen a rapid decline in moose populations that may be linked to climate change. And, scientists and hunters warn, those declines have often been accompanied by a surge of infestations of the winter tick.
  • 9 Elections To Watch
    From the Eastern Seaboard to the Pacific Northwest, there's a colorful and compelling roster of political contests on Tuesday. Many of them have national implications, including a gubernatorial contest in New Jersey and a special congressional runoff in Alabama.

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