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What's Behind The Surge In GDP

Jul 27, 2018

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Big economic numbers are out today. In the second quarter of the year, the U.S. economy grew by 4.1 percent. Here's what President Trump said in front of the White House this morning.

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GDP Is Up 4.1 Percent: What That Means

Jul 27, 2018

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GDP numbers are out this morning. And they are good news for the Trump administration. President Trump is speaking at this moment outside the White House, touting the success, he claims, of his economic policies. Let's listen in.

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Are You Up For Trying Mayonnaise Ice Cream?

Jul 27, 2018

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During remarks at the White House this morning, President Trump said North Korea has handed over what are believed to be the remains of dozens of U.S. servicemen who died in the Korean War.

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The U.S. government is racing to meet Thursday's court-ordered deadline to reunite migrant families who were separated at the border to discourage other illegal crossings. But the government has acknowledged many parents won't be able to rejoin their children. And for those parents who do get to be with their children again, the future is uncertain.

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Yesterday at the White House, something of a cease-fire in the U.S.-EU trade fight was announced.

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So we've all been there. You're in your car. You're stopped at train tracks, waiting while a train passes through. It's inconvenient, but it's usually not a big deal. But that is not the case for residents in some small towns across the Midwest, where these waits can last for hours. Charlotte Tuggle of member station WBAA reports.

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Pot-Sniffing Canadian Police Dogs Retire

Jul 26, 2018

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All right. We are joined now by Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado, who joins us on the line from his office. Senator Gardner, thanks for being with us.

CORY GARDNER: Hey. Thanks for having me.

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