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Gambler-Turned-Conservationist Devotes Fortune To Florida Nature Preserve
M.C. Davis made millions gambling and buying up land and mineral rights. Now, he's restoring ecosystems destroyed by agriculture and timbering in his private preserve, one of the largest in the U.S.
Disney Suddenly Cancels Layoffs For Technology Employees
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Patrick Thibodeau, a senior editor at Computerworld, about why a round of layoffs for some 30 technology employees at Disney-ABC Television Group was suddenly canceled.
Haitians Face Deportation From Dominican Republic As Deadline Nears
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Michele Wucker, author of Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola, about the tensions between Dominicans and Haitians since 1929.
Thieves Cause Uproar On Scottish Island That Was Once Crime-Free
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Bill Clark, councilor on the remote island of Canna, about the first theft there since the 1960s. The thieves robbed a store operating via the "honesty box" system.
Federal Reserve Delays Hike Of Low Interest Rates
After a two-day meeting with policymakers adjourned Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the economy is moving in the right direction but continues to recover.
Nigerians Express Outrage Over Parliament's 'Wardrobe Allowance'
Nigerians are outraged over the clothing allowance given to lawmakers. In a country where the average person lives on dollars a day, the nation's 469 lawmakers will share a $43 million allowance.
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