Friday, April 8, 2011

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NPR News

April 8, 2011 | NPR · President Obama and House and Senate leaders have just hours before a midnight deadline for a partial government shutdown that all sides say would inconvenience millions and damage a still fragile economy. There were reports of some progress towards averting a shutdown, but a deal remained elusive.
April 8, 2011 | NPR · If the federal government shuts down, tourists will be turned away from parks, homebuyers would see their loans delayed, the disabled would wait on Medicaid, and waste sites would remain toxic.
April 8, 2011 | NPR · But the Justice Department has imposed significant conditions on Google's $700 million purchase of ITA Software. ITA's technology powers the reservation systems of most major U.S. airlines and many popular online fare-comparison services, including Kayak, TripAdvisor and Hotwire.
For more of the latest news headlines from NPR, visit our News page here.

Latest Edition of Ozarks at Large

Friday, April 8, 2011
On this Spring Fundraising edition of Ozarks at Large, the issue of congressional redistricting remains unresolved and the Arkansas Supreme Court upholds a lower court decision to enable adoption and fostering of children by unmarried couples. Famed author Alexander McCall Smith talks about "The Very Small Things in Life" and Carroll Country high school students learn about philanthropy. Today also marks the start of KUAF's Spring 2011 Fundraiser.
Hear Ozarks At Large weekdays at noon and again at 7pm on KUAF 91.3FM.
Click here to listen to the latest show online.

Next on NPR

Monday-Friday from 5a-9a
Raising the bar from zombie-killing to educating – some video game designers share a new agenda, Monday on NPR's Morning Edition.

Monday-Friday from 1p-3p
NPR's Talk of the Nation explores the issues beyond the day's headlines, and takes your calls, with host Neal Conan.

Monday-Friday from 3p-6p
NPR's All Things Considered paints the bigger picture with reports on the day's news, analysis of world events, and thoughtful commentary.

Sunday-Thursday @ 6p
Water, water, everywhere? The author of The Big Thirst discusses how we have to think differently about this vital resource, Monday on NPR's Fresh Air.

Arts and Music

Focus Features
April 7, 2011 | NPR · Atonement director Joe Wright reunites with Saoirse Ronan in an elegantly art-directed thriller about a teenager raised in Arctic solitude — and trained since birth to be the perfect assassin.
Warner Brothers Entertainment
April 8, 2011 | NPR · The new baby-animals documentary Born To Be Wild will give you all the cute-animal footage you could possibly need — but there are a few caveats, especially about the unnecessary use of 3D.
Warner Bros. Pictures
April 7, 2011 | NPR · With Russell Brand playing the Dudley Moore role and Helen Mirren in the part that won John Gielgud an Academy Award, a big-ticket remake might make Oscar Wilde think again about whether anything succeeds like excess.

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