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4:01 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Left Turns Cause A Quarter Of All Pedestrian Crashes In U.S.

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 5:45 pm

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The Two-Way
3:58 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Chicago Bears Release Ray McDonald After Arrest For Domestic Violence

Originally published on Tue May 26, 2015 10:06 am

The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald Monday after he was arrested on charges of domestic violence in California — his second arrest in the past nine months.

The Chicago Tribune adds:

"McDonald was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment, the Santa Clara, Calif., police department said. It's the second time since Aug. 31 that he's been arrested as a result of women claiming he assaulted them.

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Digital Life
3:51 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

'Kiss Everybody': Voice Mails Live On After Parents Are Gone

Charles Ornstein with his parents at his Bar Mitzvah. Through their voice messages, saved on his phone, Ornstein has a trove of verbal memories.
Charles Ornstein

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 5:45 pm

The voice mail message was like so many others from my mom over the years.

"Hi, it's mom," she began, then chatted on, full Jewish mom in her distinctive gravelly timbre. "There's a storm coming your way ... Please drive very carefully ... Love you. Bye."

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U.S.
3:44 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Why Have We Stopped Building War Memorials?

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 5:45 pm

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All Tech Considered
3:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Computers Judge What Makes The Perfect Radio Voice

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 5:45 pm

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I'm Audie Cornish, and...

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

WILBUR FITZGERALD: ...I'm Wilbur Fitzgerald, and this week on All Tech Considered, "The Voice," public radio style, judged by computers.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

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