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    • Robocalls Flooding Your Cellphone? Here's How to Stop Them

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Citing statistics from YouMail, a developer of robocall-blocking software, the commission said consumers received an estimated 2.4 billion robocalls per month last year, driven in part by internet-powered phone systems that have made it cheap and easy to make them from anywhere in the world.

    "Robocalls Flooding Your Cellphone? Here's How to Stop Them" is from the May 11, 2017 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Reeling from Effects of Climate Change, Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate

    • By: Christopher Mele, Daniel Victor
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Reeling from Effects of Climate Change, Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate" is from the August 19, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and Daniel Victor and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • 'Star Trek' Copyright Settlement Allows Fan Film to Proceed

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 3 mins
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    In court papers, Paramount and CBS said “Prelude to Axanar” echoed the “feel and the mood” of “Star Trek” and copied many of its copyrighted works, including the Starship Enterprise, Vulcans and the “interrelationship between species, planets and alliances.” Legal arguments even discussed whether the Klingon language was subject to copyright protection.

    "'Star Trek' Copyright Settlement Allows Fan Film to Proceed" is from the January 21, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • Is That Dog (or Pig) on Your Flight Really a Service Animal?

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Sharon L. Giovinazzo, president and chief executive of World Services for the Blind, was recently walking through an airport with her trained service dog Watson when a “pocket pooch” growled and then bit him, she said.

    "Is That Dog (or Pig) on Your Flight Really a Service Animal?" is from the May 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Interrupts Call to Compliment Female Reporter’s ‘Nice Smile’

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    President Donald Trump was at his desk in the Oval Office and on the phone with the new prime minister of Ireland on Tuesday when a journalist for an Irish news organization caught his eye.

    "Trump Interrupts Call to Compliment Female Reporter’s ‘Nice Smile’" is from the June 28, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Mika Brzezinski Says Trump’s Tweets Reveal a ‘Childlike Ego’

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Mika Brzezinski, a co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” said Friday morning that President Donald Trump’s tweets targeting her betrayed “a fragile, childlike ego” that was a profound concern.

    "Mika Brzezinski Says Trump’s Tweets Reveal a ‘Childlike Ego’" is from the June 30, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • A Cartel Hit Man's YouTube Fame Thrills and Angers Colombians

    • By: Christopher Mele, Sandra E. Garcia
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "A Cartel Hit Man's YouTube Fame Thrills and Angers Colombians" is from the June 12, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and Sandra E. Garcia and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How to Get Better Customer Service, and Skip the Rage

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    What is the most efficient and least painful path to get good customer service? Call the company’s toll-free number? Chat online? Send an email? Complain on social media?

    "How to Get Better Customer Service, and Skip the Rage" is from the February 28, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Self-Service Checkouts Can Turn Customers into Shoplifters, Study Says

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Self-Service Checkouts Can Turn Customers into Shoplifters, Study Says" is from the August 10, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Got Ink? Navy Is Relaxing Its Rules on Tattoos

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Got Ink? Navy Is Relaxing Its Rules on Tattoos" is from the April 29, 2016, US section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • William Hamilton, Popular Cartoonist at the New Yorker, Dies in Car Crash

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "William Hamilton, Popular Cartoonist at the New Yorker, Dies in Car Crash" is from the April 10, 2016 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Snow in Texas Is ‘Pretty Cool’ for Children Seeing It for the First Time

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    In his 10 years, Vincent Rivera of Corpus Christi, Texas, knew snow only as something experienced by others.

    "Snow in Texas Is ‘Pretty Cool’ for Children Seeing It for the First Time" is from the December 08, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • National Spelling Bee Winner Cements Victory With 'Marocain'

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Being asked to spell “marocain” to win the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee seemed barely a challenge for Ananya Vinay.

    "National Spelling Bee Winner Cements Victory With 'Marocain'" is from the June 02, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Women from Venus, Men Still from Mars on Facebook, Study Finds

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Women from Venus, Men Still from Mars on Facebook, Study Finds" is from the May 25, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Would Meet With Jackie Evancho About Transgender Rights, Spicer Says

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    President Donald Trump would welcome a meeting with singer Jackie Evanchoafter she criticized his rollback of rules regarding the use of bathroomsby transgender students, the White House press secretary, Sean Spicer,said Thursday.

    "Trump Would Meet With Jackie Evancho About Transgender Rights, Spicer Says" is from the February 23, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Art Supply Sales Jumped in January, Thanks to Protest Signs, Report Says

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Political activism can be measured in several ways: by the number of signatories on a petition, demonstrators at a protest or donations to an organization. Or, in some cases, the sale of art supplies.

    "Art Supply Sales Jumped in January, Thanks to Protest Signs, Report Says" is from the March 22, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Bid for Access to Amazon Echo Audio in Murder Case Raises Privacy Concerns

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In a move that promises to raise new questions about electronic privacy, detectives investigating a murder in Arkansas are seeking access to audio that may have been recorded on an Amazon Echo electronic personal assistant.

    "Bid for Access to Amazon Echo Audio in Murder Case Raises Privacy Concerns" is from the December 28, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Harvey Brings Catastrophic Floods to Houston; At Least Five Reported Dead

    • By: Christina Caron, Christopher Mele, Julie Turkewitz, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    At least five deaths and more than a dozen injuries were reported by Sunday morning in the aftermath of Harvey, the hurricane that tore across the Gulf Coast of Texas on Friday. The effects associated with Tropical Storm Harvey are “unprecedented” and “unknown and beyond anything experienced,” the National Weather Service said in a tweet.

    "Harvey Brings Catastrophic Floods to Houston; At Least Five Reported Dead" is from the August 27, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Christina Caron, Christopher Mele, Julie Turkewitz and Ron Nixon and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Texas Church Shooting Leaves at Least 26 Dead, Official Says

    • By: David Montgomery, Christopher Mele, Manny Fernandez
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    A gunman clad in all black, with a ballistic vest strapped to his chest and a military-style rifle in his hands, opened fire on parishioners at a Sunday service at a small Baptist church in rural Texas, killing at least 26 people and turning this tiny town east of San Antonio into the scene of the country’s newest mass horror.

    "Texas Church Shooting Leaves at Least 26 Dead, Official Says" is from the November 06, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by David Montgomery, Christopher Mele and Manny Fernandez and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Delta Refunds Coulter $30 After Twitter Complaints

    • By: Christopher Mele
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The conservative commentator Ann Coulter unleashed a barrage of criticism about Delta Air Lines on Twitter after she was moved to a different seat on a flight Saturday, prompting the company to publicly return fire and call her comments “unnecessary and unacceptable.”

    "Delta Refunds Coulter $30 After Twitter Complaints" is from the July 17, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Christopher Mele and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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