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2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Zimmerman Is Reportedly Arrested; Prosecutor Has 'New Information'

George Zimmerman, in a 2005 mug shot provided by the Orange County (Fla.) jail, via The Miami Herald. He was arrested that year for an incident involving a dispute with a local alcohol control official.
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Originally published on Wed April 11, 2012 5:20 pm

Florida state attorney Angela Corey, who is acting as a special prosecutor in the high-profile shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, has scheduled a 6 p.m. ET news conference to "release new information" regarding the case, her office just announced.

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Law
2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Charges Expected In Shooting Of Fla. Teen

Originally published on Wed April 11, 2012 7:51 pm

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And I'm Audie Cornish. Second degree murder, that's the charge a special prosecutor has decided to bring against George Zimmerman. Zimmerman killed the teenager Trayvon Martin in the city of Sanford in late February. As of tonight, Zimmerman is in custody in Florida. The special prosecutor, Angela Corey, announced the charges tonight.

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Pop Culture
2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Film About Boy's Cardboard 'Arcade' Goes Viral

Originally published on Wed April 11, 2012 7:51 pm

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Energy
2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

From Pa. Waste To Ohio Quakes

Originally published on Wed April 11, 2012 7:51 pm

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Ohio has been conducting its own investigation into whether underground waste wells are causing a recent surge in quakes there. The waste water is being shipped to Ohio from Pennsylvania, which is in the midst of a natural gas drilling boom. As Scott Detrow of member station WITF reports, Ohio regulators are looking for a way to cut down the risk of potential quakes.

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Law
2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

How To Curate The FBI "Most Wanted" List

Originally published on Wed April 11, 2012 7:51 pm

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It's been nearly a year since the death of Osama Bin Laden and the capture of Boston gangster, James Whitey Bulger. Catching up with them left two spots empty on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list and it's taken until now for one of those slots to be filled.

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Politics
2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Santorum's Campaign Was Full Of Surprise Twists

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When he jumped in to the presidential race last June, Rick Santorum was one more name on a long list of hopefuls. He hadn't held office since 2006 when he lost his U.S. Senate seat. But as others fell by the wayside, Santorum held on. He won in Iowa and 10 other states and emerged as party conservatives' last best hope for stopping front-runner Mitt Romney.

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Music
2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Two Bands Bicker Over 'One Direction' Name

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And I'm Audie Cornish. And this is One Direction.

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ONE DIRECTION: (Singing) If only you saw what I can see, you'll understand why I want you so desperately.

CORNISH: The latest boy band success story - five guys with cute hair, matching outfits with suspenders - and they're British to boot.

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Book Reviews
2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Justice Department Sues For E-Book Price-Fixing

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I'm Robert Siegel. And we begin with the move the publishing industry has been dreading. The Department of Justice today brought an anti-trust suit against Apple and two major publishing companies. The charge - that they conspired to fix prices in the e-book market. Three other publishers were also named in the suit, but they reached a settlement to avoid what promises to be a costly fight. NPR's Lynn Neary has our story.

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Music Interviews
2:00 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Alabama Shakes Full Of 'Southern Soul'

The Alabama Shakes' debut album is titled Boys & Girls.
Autumn de Wilde

Alabama Shakes' members were playing sports bars and country dives when their music first got noticed. Then, last summer, their song "You Ain't Alone" turned up on a popular music blog, and it wasn't long before rock critics and record companies swarmed. With the release of Alabama Shakes' debut album, Boys & Girls, singer Brittany Howard and drummer Steve Johnson could finally bail on their day jobs as a postal worker and nuclear power-plant worker, respectively.

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The Salt
1:24 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

FDA Launches Voluntary Plan To Reduce Use Of Antibiotics In Animals

The FDA's latest effort to end the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in animals is getting mixed reviews from activists.
Rob Carr AP

Originally published on Thu April 12, 2012 5:38 am

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today it is calling on the nation's pork, beef, and poultry producers to reduce their use of antibiotics. But some watchdog groups say this voluntary guidance doesn't go nearly far enough.

The issue has been contentious for decades. Just last month, a federal judge ruled that the FDA had to go ahead with a plan it proposed in 1977 that would ban the use of some antibiotics as a growth promoter in animals.

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