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6:49am

Thu May 3, 2012
Around the Nation

Computer Glitch Summons Too Many Jurors

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 9:31 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

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6:42am

Thu May 3, 2012
Around the Nation

San Francisco Transit Worker Fired For 'Good' Deed

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 9:31 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

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6:17am

Thu May 3, 2012
Business

Argentina Takes Over Spanish Energy Firm YPF

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 9:31 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

NPR's business news starts with control of the energy.

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GREENE: In South America, a shift towards political populism has led to the nationalism of an oil company in Argentina and an electricity provider in Bolivia. Both of the companies seized are Spanish. The nationalizations are hitting Spain during a time of deep economic crisis. And as we'll hear in a few minutes from reporter Lauren Frayer, they sparked a lot of anger in Spain.

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5:51am

Thu May 3, 2012
Politics

Plenty Of Gingrich Campaign Memorabilia Left Over

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 9:31 am

Newt Gingrich officially pulled out of the Republican presidential race Wednesday. So what happens to the leftover T-shirts and campaign buttons?

5:51am

Thu May 3, 2012
Europe

Angry Greek Voters May Lash Out In Sunday's Polls

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 10:50 am

A member of the Golden Dawn far-right political organization takes part in a demonstration in Peraia, a suburb outside Thessaloniki, on April 26. Some polls indicate that in the national elections May 6, Golden Dawn may surpass the 3 percent threshold needed to enter Parliament.
Sakis Mitrolidis AFP/Getty Images

Greeks go to the polls Sunday in a climate of intense voter anger at the politicians they blame for turning their country into an international economic pariah. Protest votes could fill Parliament with an array of new parties, and most surprising is the growing popularity of the xenophobic Golden Dawn, which espouses a neo-Nazi ideology.

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