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Friday, April 19, 2013

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Door-to-door searchingManhunt: 1 bombing suspect killed as Boston shuttered
    With the city virtually paralyzed, thousands of officers with rifles and armored vehicles swarmed the streets in and around Boston on Friday, hunting for a 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing after his older brother and alleged accomplice was killed in a furious getaway attempt overnight.6:00 a.m.
  • Nice Ride in the snowWinter blast buries portions of Minnesota
    Another wintry blast has buried portions of Minnesota under more than a foot and a half of new snow, disrupted travel and closed schools.7:00 a.m.

National Public Radio Stories

  • Police Kill 1 Boston Bombing Suspect, Search For The Second
    Parts of the Boston metropolitan area were full of police activity Thursday night amid a hunt for persons wanted in connection with the bombings at the Boston Marathon. David Greene and Steve Inskeep talk to NPR's Dina Temple-Raston and Fred Bever of member station WBUR, who are in Boston, for an update on what's known regarding the investigation.
  • Authorities Conduct Manhunt For Bombing Suspect
    Police were going house to house in Watertown, Mass., as they searched for "suspect No. 2" in the bombings. "Suspect No. 1," known as "black hat," was said to be dead.
  • How Technology Helped FBI Narrow Field Of Bombing Suspects
    In the nearly 17 years since Atlanta's Olympic Park bombing, technology has transformed how large-scale investigations can work. Federal officials in Boston reportedly sifted through more than 10 terabytes of data — much of it images and video recorded at the marathon site. As NPR's Steve Henn reports, if you were to sit down to watch it all, it would take one person more than five years.
  • Texas Tragedy Reinforces Sense Of Community
    As investigators look into what caused the massive explosion at a fertilizer factory in the Texas town of West, those displaced by the tragedy are coming together.
  • Police Chase Bombing Suspects Through Suburbs
    Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's Dina Temple-Raston for the latest on the Boston Marathon bombings investigation.
  • Did You Notice This Seemed To Be A Crazy News Week?
    A lot of tragic stories have been in the news this week. To name a few, there was the Boston Marathon bombing, letters believed to be laced with ricin were sent to President Obama and other officials and the explosion at fertilizer plant in Texas. David Greene talks to NPR's Shankar Vedantam about the psychology of "crazy weeks."
  • Google, Microsoft Look Past Desktop Computers To Increase Earnings
    With ad sales soaring, Google posted a 16 percent increase in first quarter profits. Google earned more than $3.3 billion during the quarter. Another big player in the technology sector, Microsoft also posted positive earnings.
  • Have Banks Recovered From The Financial Crisis?
    After a week of bank earnings announcements, Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, about what if anything has fundamentally changed since the crisis. Are banks still too big to fail? Are we still at risk of another bank bailout?
  • The Last Word In Business
    David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.
  • Police Have Violent Confrontation With Bombing Suspects
    After a tense Thursday night of activity in Cambridge and Watertown, Massachusetts, law enforcement officials are now looking for the "white hat" suspect in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing. The FBI has officially named this suspect as "unknown suspect #2." .

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