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2:00am

Fri March 9, 2012
Election 2012

Kansas Is Up Next With GOP Nominating Contest

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Kansas holds its Republican presidential caucuses tomorrow. Rick Santorum has been the most active candidate in that state. He's trying to stop Mitt Romney's momentum again. Kansas Public Radio's Stephen Koranda has more.

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10:01pm

Thu March 8, 2012
Planet Money

Meet Claudia, The High-Tech Cow

Originally published on Mon March 12, 2012 9:09 am

Technology at rest.
Adam Davidson NPR

Here's the secret of the modern dairy farm: The essential high-tech advances aren't in machinery. They're inside the cow.

Take a cow like Claudia. She lives at Fulper Farms, a dairy farm in upstate New Jersey. Claudia is to a cow from the 1930s as a modern Ferrari is to a Model T.

In the 1930s, dairy farmers could get 30 pounds of milk per day from a cow. Claudia produces 75 pounds a day.

To appreciate a cow like Claudia, you have to know where to look.

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9:32am

Thu March 8, 2012
Community

Temple Grandin Inducted into Colorado Women's Hall of Fame

Temple Grandin
Photograph Courtesy of Colorado State University

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame will recognize ten women tonight for their accomplishments.

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5:15am

Thu March 8, 2012
Around the Nation

California Teacher Moonlights As Porn Star

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5:08am

Thu March 8, 2012
Around the Nation

Indiana Legislature Votes On Official State Gun

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