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2:15pm

Mon October 22, 2012
Law

What Happens After Jurors Get It Wrong?

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 6:16 pm

Juror Anita Woodruff is haunted by her decision to help convict Santae Tribble of murder.
Carrie Johnson NPR

About 300 people have been wrongfully convicted and exonerated in the U.S. thanks to DNA evidence. But overlooked in those stories are the accounts of jurors who unwittingly played a role in the injustice.

One of those stories is playing out in Washington, D.C., where two jurors who helped convict a teenager of murder in 1981 are now persuaded that they were wrong. They're dealing with their sense of responsibility by leading the fight to declare him legally innocent.

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1:58pm

Mon October 22, 2012
Music Interviews

Kendra Morris: Skateboards And Karaoke Machines

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 4:25 pm

1:54pm

Mon October 22, 2012
Wildfires

Still Active Fern Lake Fire Pushes Smoke To The Front Range

Smoke billowing from the Fern Lake Fire as seen from the KUNC studios in Greeley on Monday
Jim Hill KUNC

1:32pm

Mon October 22, 2012
Politics

Early Voting Underway in Battleground Colorado

Colorado Democratic leaders staged at "get out the vote" photo op outside a polling station in Denver Monday.
Kirk Siegler

Early voting is now underway in Colorado; a key swing state that pundits say could help determine the outcome of the presidential election. 

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11:33am

Mon October 22, 2012
Africa

Will The '24-Hour City' Of Cairo Call It A Night?

Originally published on Tue October 23, 2012 4:54 pm

Nighttime shoppers pause to look at a display at Cairo's Ataba market in May 2011. The government says shops must close earlier in order to save scarce electricity, but many Cairo residents are complaining.
Peter Macdiarmid Getty Images

When the sun goes down, Cairo bursts to life. Men play backgammon and smoke water pipes. Young fashionistas meet friends for midnight coffees. Families go shopping with small kids in tow.

Life in the Egyptian capital is lived at night. Last year, one study rated Cairo the "most 24-hour city" in the world. New York City trailed far behind at No. 32.

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