New Hampshire Public Radio http://nhpr.org en What The Market Basket Protests Mean For The Future Of Labor Unions http://nhpr.org/post/what-market-basket-protests-mean-future-labor-unions <p>This Supermarket standoff has attracted national attention for its unlikely coalition of customers, workers, managers, and suppliers organizing against top executives, while traditional unions have been on the sidelines. We’ll look at how these events fit into the changing landscape of organized labor, and where unions may be headed next.</p><p></p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 54493 at http://nhpr.org What The Market Basket Protests Mean For The Future Of Labor Unions USC's Josh Shaw Suspended For Making Up Heroic Tale http://nhpr.org/post/uscs-josh-shaw-suspended-making-heroic-tale The University of Southern California has suspended cornerback Josh Shaw after he admitted to fabricating a heroic tale that explained his sprained ankle.<p><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/news/uscs-josh-shaw-lied-about-rescue-story/">CBS News reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>Shaw has been suspended indefinitely from all of the Trojans' team activities after acknowledging his heroic tale was "a complete fabrication," the school announced in a statement Wednesday.<p>"The school didn't explain how Shaw actually was injured, but USC officials say they regret posting a story on their website Monday l Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:06:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 54535 at http://nhpr.org USC's Josh Shaw Suspended For Making Up Heroic Tale Book News: Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass Wins $100,000 Poetry Prize http://nhpr.org/post/book-news-former-poet-laureate-robert-hass-wins-100000-poetry-prize <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass has won the $100,000 Wallace Stevens prize for "outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry" from the Academy of American Poets. Hass is much-lauded: he was a MacArthur Fellow, won a National Book Award in 2007, and shared a Pulitzer Prize in 2008, among other prizes. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:37:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 54536 at http://nhpr.org Book News: Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass Wins $100,000 Poetry Prize Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country http://nhpr.org/post/ukrainian-president-says-russian-troops-have-entered-his-country <a href="http://www.president.gov.ua/en/news/31102.html">Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says</a> Russian troops entered his country on Thursday.<p>Poroshenko said he was canceling a trip to Turkey and he was asking the United Nations Security Council to meet to provide an assessment of the "sharp aggravation of the situation in Ukraine."<p><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/28/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/">Another Ukrainian official told CNN</a> that the movement of Russian troops amounted to a "full-scale invasion."<p>Geoffrey Pyatt, the U.S. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:26:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 54533 at http://nhpr.org Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country China Accuses Panda Of Faking Pregnancies To Get Treats http://nhpr.org/post/china-accuses-panda-faking-pregnancies-get-treats <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=China+Accuses+Panda+Of+Faking+Pregnancies+To+Get+Treats&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:20:00 +0000 54534 at http://nhpr.org Jamaica Sets Its Sights On Winter Olympic Hockey Team http://nhpr.org/post/jamaica-sets-its-sights-winter-olympic-hockey-team <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Jamaica+Sets+Its+Sights+On+Winter+Olympic+Hockey+Team&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4ODE5NjkxMDEzMjYxMzE1OTJjMjViOA004)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:40:00 +0000 54532 at http://nhpr.org There's Something New This College Football Season: Playoffs http://nhpr.org/post/theres-something-new-college-football-season-playoffs <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=There%27s+Something+New+This+College+Football+Season%3A+Playoffs&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwOTkwMDAxMDEyOTc4NzE2OTUxZTE0NA001)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:06:00 +0000 Tom Goldman 54530 at http://nhpr.org Third Largest Conservation Project In State Completed http://nhpr.org/post/third-largest-conservation-project-state-completed <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The completion of the third largest conservation project in New Hampshire history will be celebrated today in the North Country...</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The newly conserved land is called the </span>Androscoggin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> River Headwaters. It covers about 31,300 acres clustered around Errol.</span></p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Chris Jensen 54512 at http://nhpr.org Third Largest Conservation Project In State Completed Supermarket Chain Workers Get Their Beloved CEO Back http://nhpr.org/post/supermarket-chain-workers-get-their-beloved-ceo-back <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Supermarket+Chain+Workers+Get+Their+Beloved+CEO+Back&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODg3MTg0MDEyMTg2NTY3OTI5YTI3ZA004)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:12:00 +0000 Curt Nickisch 54527 at http://nhpr.org Court Rules For FedEx Drivers In Suit Over Job Classification http://nhpr.org/post/court-rules-fedex-drivers-suit-over-job-classification <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Court+Rules+For+FedEx+Drivers+In+Suit+Over+Job+Classification&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjUwMzQ2MDEyNjIyMDkxNjA1MzMzYw004)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:11:00 +0000 Richard Gonzales 54528 at http://nhpr.org Get A Russian Mortgage, Get A Cat http://nhpr.org/post/last-word-business-204 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Get+A+Russian+Mortgage%2C+Get+A+Cat&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MDYxNjY4MDEzMTQ2OTkxMzkyOWU2NQ004)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:02:00 +0000 54531 at http://nhpr.org Colossal Dam Removal Project Frees Washington's Elwa River http://nhpr.org/post/colossal-dam-removal-project-frees-washingtons-elwa-river <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 Puget Sound Public Radio. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.kuow.org">http://www.kuow.org</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Colossal+Dam+Removal+Project+Frees+Washington%27s+Elwa+River&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyMTY5Njg0MDEyMjQ2OTQ4NjVhMTAyZg004)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:02:00 +0000 54529 at http://nhpr.org Colo. Democrats Bet On Immigration To Boost Udall's Re-Election Bid http://nhpr.org/post/colo-democrats-bet-immigration-boost-udalls-re-election-bid <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Colo.+Democrats+Bet+On+Immigration+To+Boost+Udall%27s+Re-Election+Bid&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1Njk5MDEyMTY5MDg4MzEyOTc5Ng004)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:02:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 54526 at http://nhpr.org Survey: Americans Are Grumpy About Economic Recovery http://nhpr.org/post/survey-americans-are-grumpy-about-economy <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Survey%3A+Americans+Are+Grumpy+About+Economic+Recovery&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA5MTc0MDI0MDEzMzE4MjI4ODdlOTk4MA004)"/></div><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:02:00 +0000 Scott Horsley 54525 at http://nhpr.org Ex-Assistant Pleads Guilty To Art Theft http://nhpr.org/post/jasper-johns-ex-assistant-pleads-guilty-art-theft <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. 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