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A bi-coastal, 24-hour news operation, Morning Edition is hosted by NPR's Steve Inskeep and David Greene in Washington, D.C.; Renee Montagne at NPR West in Culver City, CA; and Bill Wheelhouse in Springfield, IL. These hosts often get out from behind the anchor desk and travel to report on the news firsthand.

Heard regularly on Morning Edition are some of the most familiar voices including news analyst Cokie Roberts and sport commentator Frank Deford as well as the special series StoryCorps, which travels the country recording America's oral history.  The WUIS/SJ-R Business Report with Tim Landis brings it home.

Morning Edition draws on reporting from correspondents based around the world, WUIS and Illinois Public Radio journalists, and producers and reporters in locations in the United States. This reporting is supplemented by NPR Member Station reporters across the country as well as independent producers and reporters throughout the public radio system.

Since its debut on November 5, 1979, Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors, including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

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6:47 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Ukulele Orchestra Tries To Break Record

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 7:01 am

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5:55 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Driver Safety Tip: Don't Smoke Around Gunpowder

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4:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Iran To Try 'Washington Post' Journalist With Economic Spying

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 1:40 pm

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4:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

IRS Budget Cuts Make For Nightmarish Filing Season

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4:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Blackwater Case Raised Many New Legal Issues

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 12:42 pm

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6:18 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Waiting Reporters Receive Pizzas From Hillary Clinton Team

Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 7:00 am

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6:18 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Police In Rural Washington State Find Stolen Cabin

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3:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

SuperPACS Are Back And They Are More Powerful Than Ever

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3:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

2016 Presidential Field Expands; Obama Returns From Americas Summit

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3:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Right-Wing Comics, Young Libertarian Keep Protests Going In Brazil

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3:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

21-Year-Old Jordan Spieth Wins Masters Golf Tournament

Last year's champion, Bubba Watson, helps Jordan Spieth put on the iconic green jacket Sunday at the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.
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Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 11:02 am

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Asia
6:29 am
Fri April 10, 2015

TV Channel In China Fails With Good News

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6:29 am
Fri April 10, 2015

German Student Tries To Use FOI Law To His Advantage

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4:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

GOP Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul Clashes With Media

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 2:04 pm

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4:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Eyewitness Video: A Controversial Tool For Holding Police Accountable

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 2:02 pm

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4:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

ISIS Militants Control Most Of Area Near Yarmouk Refugee Camp

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 6:56 am

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The United Nations Secretary-General has called a refugee camp in Syria the deepest circle of hell. Ban Ki-moon spoke after the group that calls itself the Islamic State seized that camp.

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4:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Pro, Anti-Castro Demonstrators Clash At Panama Summit

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 6:56 am

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And as the Summit of the Americas gets underway, tensions are high between people who support and those who oppose the Castro government in Cuba. The tension has spilled into the streets, as we learn from NPR's Carrie Kahn in Panama City.

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Middle East
4:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Pakistan's Dilemma: Should It Assist Saudi Arabia In Yemen Operation?

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 6:56 am

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4:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Boat Wreckage Off Oregon Coast Believed To Be From 2011 Tsunami

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 6:42 am

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Middle East
4:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

There's Common Ground For Final Nuclear Deal, Ex-Iranian Diplomat Says

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 6:56 am

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6:34 am
Thu April 9, 2015

It Could Have Been A Scene Out Of A Movie: Jet Clips Terminal

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Sports
5:42 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Jack Nicklaus Gets Hole-In-One During Masters Contest

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 6:34 am

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5:14 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Calif. Farmers Face Harsh Realities In Drought-Stricken Central Valley

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 6:34 am

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Sports
4:23 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Major League Baseball Tries To Be More Welcoming To LGBT Community

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 6:34 am

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Planet Money
4:03 am
Thu April 9, 2015

CEO Describes What It's Like When Investors Bet Against You

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 11:29 am

The online furniture company Wayfair is now one of the most shorted stocks. Our Planet Money team talks to its CEO about what it's like to be running a company when some investors are betting on your fall.

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4:03 am
Thu April 9, 2015

California Works Out Details Of Mandatory Water Restrictions

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 6:34 am

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Animals
11:26 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Science Sticks Its Neck Out For Brontosaurus

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Music News
6:05 am
Wed April 8, 2015

'American Pie' Lyrics Sell At Auction For $1.2 Million

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 11:20 am

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(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "AMERICAN PIE")

DON MCLEAN: (Singing) Bye, bye, Miss American Pie.

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5:45 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Hungry Sea Lion Steals Man's Fish

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 11:20 am

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Sports
4:10 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Connecticut Wins 3rd Straight Women's Basketball Title

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 11:20 am

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