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Thu July 5, 2012

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Thu July 5, 2012
Wildfire

Full Containment Of Waldo Canyon Fire Expected Tomorrow

Hot Shot firefighters cut a fire line on June 28, 2012 in the Mount Saint Francois area of Colorado Springs, Colo., while helping to battle several fires in Waldo Canyon.
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Firefighters have built containment lines around 90% of the Waldo Canyon Wildfire burning west of Colorado Springs. Crews got some help last night when .4 inches of rain fell on the fire.

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5:00am

Thu July 5, 2012
Business

Patent Pending: Satellite Office Comes To Denver

We learned this week that Denver has been selected for a new satellite operation of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office along with Dallas, Fort Worth, Texas and San Jose, California.

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4:53am

Thu July 5, 2012
Around the Nation

Tweeted Picture Helps Owner Find Lost Dog

Originally published on Thu July 5, 2012 8:25 pm

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LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. Twitter is going to the dogs. Yesterday, Patch, a Jack Russell terrier, boarded a train near Dublin. When the train staff discovered him, they posted his picture on Twitter. It was re-tweeted more than 500 times. Within a half hour, his owner saw the photo and tweeted: That's my dog. Then she opened a Twitter account for Patch, in case he should go missing again. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright National Public Radio.

4:42am

Thu July 5, 2012
Around the Nation

VA Hospital Recuits Mental Health Providers

Originally published on Thu July 5, 2012 8:25 pm

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LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

The Department of Veterans Affairs is adding staff to its hospitals to meet the mental health needs of vets of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. As Erin Toner of WUWM in Milwaukee reports, some clinicians say the help cannot come soon enough.

ERIN TONER, BYLINE: The VA hospital in Milwaukee is a hectic place. On most mornings you have to circle the parking lots over and over to find a spot. Luckily there's valet service if patients would rather leave the parking to someone else.

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