Television
11:54 am
Mon June 4, 2012

'Bachelor' Lawsuit Charges Racism

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 12:56 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

The latest edition of ABC's reality television show, "The Bachelorette," is underway. And this season, former winner Emily Maynard, who did not end up living happily ever after with Brad the bachelor, is back to try to find a husband again. And we don't know who she'll choose, but what we do know is he won't be black.

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Law
11:54 am
Mon June 4, 2012

New Questions About Zimmerman's Credibility

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 12:56 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Coming up, Oscar-nominated actress Glenn Close recently spoke with us about her decision to get involved in advocacy for people struggling with mental illness. Today, we hear from the people who inspired her, her sister Jessie and Jessie's son Calen. They talk candidly with us about how mental illness has shaped their lives. We'll have that conversation in just a few minutes.

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Election 2012
11:54 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Gay GOP Candidate Reveals Closeted History

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 12:56 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin.

Coming up, George Zimmerman is back behind bars. We'll find out why. NPR's Greg Allen is with us for the latest in the case against the man who killed Trayvon Martin.

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Shots - Health Blog
11:34 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Beset With Bedbugs? Don't Bother With Bug Bombs

Bedbugs on display at the National Bed Bug Summit held in Washington in early 2011.
Alex Brandon AP

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 11:46 am

Bedbug infestations can be maddening. So readily available bug bombs that fill the house with a pesticide fog are understandably tempting. But research shows they're not likely to work.

Writing in the Journal of Economic Entomology, researchers from Ohio State University say they tested three popular bug bomb products on five different populations of bedbugs, collected "in the wild" from homes around Ohio. All three products failed miserably.

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The Two-Way
11:14 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Reports: Suspect Arrested In Canadian Body Parts Case

"Canadian murder suspect Luka Rocco Magnotta has been arrested in Berlin, German police tell CBC News."

The Associated Press says it's been told the same thing by a Canadian official.

As we've previously reported, Montreal Police had issued a warrant for the gay porn star.

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Politics
11:03 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Big Money And The Ballot Box

Charles Mann Photography iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Tue August 7, 2012 3:31 pm

You wouldn't think politicians would have any trouble raising enough money these days. The presidential race is expected to be a billion-dollar affair, and spending records have been shattered at the congressional level.

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The Two-Way
11:00 am
Mon June 4, 2012

As Venus Transits The Face Of The Sun, Here's How To Safely Watch

Safety over style: In 2006, a Palestinian man and boy were careful to protect their eyes while watching a partial eclipse of the sun. The same cautions are in order for Venus' transit of the sun on Tuesday.
Saif Dahlah AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 2:53 pm

DO NOT STARE AT THE SUN.

Is that clear enough?

As we looked this morning for good guides about how to safely watch on Tuesday as Venus passes across the face of the sun, there was no escaping the stern warnings about what NOT to do.

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June CD of the Month
10:28 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Rodney Crowell - "KIN"

The CD of the Month for June is Rodney Crowell's "Kin"

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FROM RODNEYCROWELL.COM: Grammy Award-winner Rodney Crowell and New York Times best-selling author Mary Karr are scheduled to release KIN, SONGS BY MARY KARR AND RODNEY CROWELL on Vanguard Records June 5, 2012. Produced by Joe Henry, KIN marks the first collaboration between the two writers and is Karr's entry into the world of music.

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Business
10:28 am
Mon June 4, 2012

May 28 to June 1

BusinessWise for the week of May 28 to June 1 has Joesph  testa on the tax amnesty program,  Tod Swormstedt on opening of sign museum, Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on tips for college grads, Jim Cunningham on his bootcamp for business, Dr. Hughes on education and George Vredeveld on the foreign debt crisis.

Earth Calendar
10:00 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Earth Calendar for June 4th and 5th

For generations, America's great outdoors have ignited our imaginations, bolstered our economy, and fueled our national spirit of adventure. The United States holds a stunning array of natural beauty, from sweeping rangelands and tranquil beaches to forests stretching over rolling hills and rivers raging through stone-faced cliffs. Great Outdoors Month is a special time in June to celebrate America's great outdoors. During Great Outdoors Month, we are asked to rededicate ourselves to experiencing and protecting these unique landscapes and treasured sites.

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