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10:29pm

Thu November 29, 2012
StoryCorps

A Life's Ministry Springs From A Dilemma Over AIDS

Originally published on Fri November 30, 2012 6:05 am

The Rev. Eric Williams and his colleague Jannette Berkley-Patton visited StoryCorps in Kansas City, Mo., where they discussed a funeral that shaped Williams' future.
StoryCorps

For more than 20 years, the Rev. Eric Williams has educated people about AIDS and helped those who suffer from the disease. But the focus of Williams' ministry isn't something he could have predicted back in 1991.

In those days, Williams was a young pastor who had only recently taken charge of his own church — Calvary Temple Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo. He had been ordained in 1988.

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8:18am

Thu November 29, 2012
Media

Report Proposes Tougher Oversight For British Press

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

In Britain, Brian Leveson, the judge who has spent eight months probing tabloid news excesses, has just issued his suggestions for reigning in Britain's sometime-rambunctious press. Prime Minister David Cameron ordered the wide-ranging inquiry in the wake of revelations of illegal phone-hacking at the Murdoch-owned News of the World and other newspapers. The victims included actors Hugh Grant and Sienna Miller, as well as the parents of a murdered teenager and other crime victims.

Journalist Vicki Barker joins us from London.

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6:33am

Thu November 29, 2012
Strange News

A Night Of Spectacle In New York City

Originally published on Thu November 29, 2012 8:18 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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6:00am

Thu November 29, 2012
Strange News

Start Your Day With Bacon ... Shaving Cream

Originally published on Thu November 29, 2012 8:18 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

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4:01am

Thu November 29, 2012
Planet Money

A Huge Pay Cut For Doctors Is Hiding In The Fiscal Cliff

Originally published on Thu November 29, 2012 8:53 am

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Yesterday, in the Bronx, Chris Veres took his grandfather to see Dr. Bob Murrow. He was worried about his grandfather's heart. Dr. Murrow talked to the family and ordered a cardiogram, which came back normal.

It was a pretty routine visit. But what happens next for the doctor — getting paid by Medicare, the government-run health insurance program for the elderly — is suddenly sort of a big deal.

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