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WVPE Christmas Wish List

In the final weeks of 2015, you will probably hear of many non profit organizations with lists of items that are needed and WVPE is no different. In addition to the monetary contributions that are so crucial, there are many things needed that you might not think about giving. Perhaps you have access to office items that could be of great use to your local NPR affiliate. With that being said, here's a list of things that we could really use: 2 Heavy Duty Staplers 25 Slot Mail Distribution...
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Women who have an abnormal mammogram should stay vigilant for cancer for for the next decade, even when follow-up tests fail to detect cancer, a study released Wednesday finds.

That's because there's a "modest" risk that cancer will develop during the next decade, says lead author Louise M. Henderson of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill.

President Obama is warning that the next person to step into his job will inherit the challenge of addressing climate change, and he says a Republican might not have as easy a time dismissing the challenge in office as GOP candidates do on the campaign trail.

Mark Zuckerberg is a dad! And he's marking the birth of his first child (and #GivingTuesday) with a promise to give away 99 percent of his shares in Facebook to make a brighter future.

In an open letter to Max, their newborn daughter, Zuckerberg, 31, and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan, 30, pledged to give 99 percent of their shares in Facebook — worth about $45 billion today — over the course of their lifetime.

When the taxi that was supposed to drive Public Enemy to their Saturday show in Sheffield, England left without them, 50-year-old photographer Kevin Wells offered the group a ride in his Ford Focus.

Wells was at a local record shop getting a CD signed by the group when a member of the entourage announced they needed a ride to Sheffield Arena, where Public Enemy was set to open for The Prodigy in 45 minutes. Wells offered. They accepted.

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It's dangerous to practice medicine in Syria.

When I called up a physician based in the city of Aleppo, he said he'd have to call me back — there had just been a missile strike. And Doctors Without Borders has released a statement saying that one of its hospitals in Homs was partially destroyed in a bombing on Saturday.

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Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.



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Craig Ferris begins his morning with an unscheduled stop in his black suburban.

"I usually have to come get these guys at least once a week," Ferris says, honking his horn.

Ferris is best known around here as the basketball coach who's led Wyoming Indian High School to four state championships. But he also works for the elementary school as what's called a 'home-school coordinator.'

The job seems to be equal parts mailman, social worker and taxi driver.


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Exciting Programming Changes at WVPE

Morning Edition host Michael Linville speaks with Station Manager Anthony Hunt about new programs on WVPE.
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