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It's All Politics
8:50 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Jeb Bush To Release 33 Years Of Tax Returns

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at a campaign event Saturday in Nevada.
John Locher AP

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 9:04 am

Jeb Bush will release 33 years of tax returns later this afternoon, a Bush campaign aide confirms to NPR.

"This is more than any presidential candidate in the history of the United States," Bush spokeswoman Allie Brandenburger wrote in an email. "This display of transparency is consistent with the high level of disclosure he has practiced during his life in public office."

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The Two-Way
8:49 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Wisdom Of The Crowds? Online Effort Seeks To Raise Funds For Greece

A collection of old Greek Drachma and euro notes and coins.
Geert Vanden Wijngaert AP

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 9:21 am

Only 1,599,888,909 euros to go. A crowd-funding effort to raise the 1.6 billion euros (about $1.8 billion) Greece needs to make a loan payment to the International Monetary Fund has so far raised 111,091 euros ($124,569) from 7,275 donors.

The organizer of the effort on IndieGogo says the European Union's 503 million people need to chip in just over 3 euros each ($3.37).

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Goats and Soda
8:07 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Meet Your New Neighbors, The American Filmmakers

Chris Temple, left, and Zach Ingrasci, far right, get to know a few of the 81,000 Syrian refugees at the Zaatari camp.
Courtesy of 1001 Media/Living On One

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 9:29 am

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Around the Nation
7:06 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Police In Texas Needed Help To Get Robot Working

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Around the Nation
7:06 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Wal-Mart Refuses Confederate Flag Cake Order; Accepts ISIS Flag

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