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Thu January 19, 2012

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Anthony D'Arezzo of Roswell, NM is a certified public accountant providing individual, corporate, partnership and estate tax preparation and planning.  His firm provides a wide range of bookkeeping services from payroll to bill paying.  They also perform annual audits for non-governmental businesses. 

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Shots - Health Blog
3:26 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Spot Quiz: Name The Health Issue That Affects 1 In 5 Americans

The correct answer is mental illness.

Mental illnesses are among the most common health problems facing Americans, with 20 percent of adults having a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder. That's according to a new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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3:20 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Mark Turner Quartet On JazzSet

Mark Turner (left) told JazzSet, "I consider myself an economical player, not at the top of my voice on every song no matter what, and Paul [Motian] is like that."
John Rogers for NPR

Mark Turner was born in Ohio in 1965, and grew up in Southern California. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, then moved to New York and worked in the huge jazz department of the downtown Tower Records. Great jazz was always playing at Tower, even late at night — it was a hangout — with the current album displayed next to the cash register.

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The Salt
3:14 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Big-City Mayors Dig In To Food Policy

Farmer's markets are just one part of Baltimore's food programs.

Food policy can sound like a dreary enterprise best left to Washington, D.C. But big-city mayors are starting to see local food policy as a key step in getting healthy, affordable food to their constituents.

This afternoon, the mayors of America are meeting in Washington, D.C., to launch their own food policy task force. The goal is to share information on projects that work, and also make sure that federal food policy doesn't muck up those local efforts.

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Music Interviews
3:13 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Were You 'Born To Run'? Springsteen As Workout Motivator

Does Clarence Clemons' sax and Bruce Springsteen's voice motivate you to hit the pavement?
Eric Meola

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Digital Life
3:13 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

This App Was Made For Walking — But Is It Racist?

Originally published on Wed January 25, 2012 5:03 pm

Microsoft is under fire this week over a patent it was granted that's been dubbed the "avoid ghetto" feature for GPS devices.

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The Two-Way
3:09 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Ski Pioneer Sarah Burke Succumbs To Practice Injury

Sarah Burke of Canada is airborne as she competes in the women's halfpipe freestyle event at the World Cup finals in Valmalenco, Italy in 2008.
Giovanni Auletta AP

Originally published on Thu January 19, 2012 3:27 pm

Freestyle skiing pioneer Sarah Burke died this morning at the University of Utah Medical Center from injuries suffered nine days ago while practicing the sport she championed.

"Sarah passed away peacefully surrounded by those she loved," says a statement from the medical center. "In accordance with Sarah's wishes, her organs and tissues were donated to save the lives of others."

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It's All Politics
2:58 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

The Cain Train Is Back On Track In S.C., With Colbert As Conductor

The Herman Cain tour bus in South Carolina.
Arnie Seipel NPR

NPR's Arnie Seipel came upon something unexpected in Charleston, S.C. and he sent this picture of it:

Yep. The Cain Train is back in South Carolina and he's getting help from comedian Stephen Colbert, who as we've noted, announced his intention to run for President of South Carolina.

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2:24 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Rock And A Hard Place: What To Do With Concordia

Technician Andera Faccioli positioned a laser-equipped device to determine whether the Costa Concordia has shifted position off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy.
Vincenzo Pinto AFP/Getty Images

What do you do with a 1,000-foot wreck that's full of fuel and half-submerged on a rocky ledge in the middle of an Italian marine sanctuary? Remove it. Very carefully.

The wreck of the cruise liner Costa Concordia, which ran aground last week, is not unlike a car accident. The first order of business is determining whether it's worth repairing or it gets junked. Then there are the questions of how best to go about it – and who pays.

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