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6:04am

Tue August 21, 2012
Around the Nation

Wealthy Koch Brother Builds Old West Town

Originally published on Wed August 22, 2012 8:01 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

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5:58am

Tue August 21, 2012
Around the Nation

10-Year-Old Son Gets Dad Help For Bee Stings

Originally published on Wed August 22, 2012 8:01 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

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5:47am

Tue August 21, 2012
Business

UCLA's MBA Program Wants To Give Up State Funds

Originally published on Wed August 22, 2012 8:01 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

The business school at UCLA wants to go into business for itself. The Anderson School of Management is part of a public university. Of course, it's in California and the school's leaders find that being part of public education in California right now is a little maddening. Budget battles and state budget cuts have become normal.

Will Stone reports on what the school wants to do instead.

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5:11am

Tue August 21, 2012
Business

Drought Dries Up Crops, But Not Airline Schedules

Originally published on Wed August 22, 2012 8:01 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

The airline industry is having a better than expected summer. Airline stocks have been on the rise and customer service is improving. These days, airlines are less likely to lose your luggage. They're also seeing the highest percent of on-time arrivals since the government started keeping track in the late 1980s.

NPR's Sonari Glinton reports the industry is getting some help from an unlikely source.

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4:20am

Tue August 21, 2012
Business

The Last Word In Business

Originally published on Wed August 22, 2012 8:01 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

And our last word in business today is: pumped up kicks.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Nike will soon release its priciest shoe.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

The latest Lebron James-branded basketball shoe, known as - the Lebron X Nike Plus - is expected to retail for $315. I'm hoping that's for a pair, David, and not per shoe.

Anyway, it apparently includes some motion sensing technology - motion sensing technology that can record how high players jump when wearing them.

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