The Two-Way
5:46 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Syria Cease-Fire Appears On Brink Of Collapse

Saying it is "outraged" by reports of Syrian troops firing into a refugee camp across the border in Turkey, the U.S. State Department this afternoon said it strongly condemns the latest actions by the regime of President Bashar Assad and that things are getting worse in that country — not better, as had been hoped for when the regime agreed to a plan for a cease-fire that is supposed to begin Tuesday.

"Based on what we're seeing today, we are not hopeful" about the prospects for a cease-fire, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland added.

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Music For Special Occasions
5:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Music For Birthdays

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Music For Special Occasions
4:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Music For Graduations

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Around the Nation
3:56 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Colo. Company Prospers From Doomsday Threats

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Around the Nation
3:39 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Wyoming Town Of 1 Sold At Auction

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Music For Special Occasions
3:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Music For Baby Showers

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Music For Special Occasions
2:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Music For Retirements

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Music For Special Occasions
1:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Music For Children's Parties

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Business
1:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Business News

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

NPR's business news starts with labor woes at AT&T.

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MONTAGNE: AT&T and union officials have agreed to extend contract negotiations, preventing a mass walkout by some 40,000 unionized workers. The deadline to agree on the new contract had been yesterday. AT&T is seeking concessions from its workers, including cuts in pension contributions, and also an increase in health care premiums. The union is calling those concessions unrealistic.

Sports
1:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Bubba Watson Wins Masters In Playoff

Originally published on Mon April 9, 2012 7:15 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

The Masters Golf Tournament finished dramatically yesterday in a sudden-death playoff that ended with Bubba Watson sporting the green jacket. Christine Brennan was there. She's sports columnist for USA Today and a frequent guest on our program. She joins us this morning from Augusta.

Good morning, Christine.

CHRISTINE BRENNAN: Good morning, Renee.

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