2:05pm

Tue April 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Amid Rumors About Campaign's Future, Santorum Sets News Conference

Former Sen. Rick Santorum as he announced the end of his White House bid. His wife, Karen, is in the background.
Jeff Swensen Getty Images

2:04pm

Tue April 10, 2012
The Two-Way

U.S. Coal Exports Soar To 1991 Heights

Originally published on Tue April 10, 2012 2:05 pm

As U.S. coal consumption has fallen, its exports of coal have risen. Pictured, Midwest Generation's Crawford Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant in Chicago. The city's two coal-fired plants are closing under a deal with city officials and environmental groups.
M. Spencer Green AP

America's reliance on coal to produce electricity has declined by more than 20 percent in recent years — but in 2011, the U.S. exported coal at a rate not seen in 20 years, according to the AP. And much of the new surge in coal exports comes from Asia and Europe.

Here's a rough guide to who's buying America's coal, based on the AP story:

  • South Korea: Up 81 percent to more than 10 million tons.
  • India: Up 65 percent, to 4.5 million tons.
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1:32pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Around the Nation

Philly Cops Bust Crime In 140 Characters Or Fewer

Philadelphia Police Detective Joseph Murray of West Philadelphia is an advocate of police tweeting to help engage the community in fighting crime.
Courtesy of Kimberly Paynter

The Philadelphia Police Department is adding a new tool to its crime-fighting arsenal — Twitter. Supporters say the real-time information-sharing could help police build a stronger rapport with residents and better protect them.

West Philadelphia resident Mike Van Helder remembers when police knocked down his neighbor's door at 6 a.m. "There was shouting and loud noises and of course I didn't know what it was about," Van Helder recalls. "And them being my next door neighbors, I was understandably concerned."

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1:25pm

Tue April 10, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#545 - Mystery: Richard Diamond, Private Detective "Big Ed" 4/4/52, Its A Crime, Mr. Collins "Green Eyed Dragon" 1956

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

1:22pm

Tue April 10, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#544 - Adventure: Escape "The Man Who Would Be King" 7/25/48, Quiet, Please "Wahine Tahiti"

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

1:19pm

Tue April 10, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#543 - True History: Only Yesterday "Jimmy Dorante" 3/14/43, Cavalcade Of America "Circus Day" 4/8/46

1:17pm

Tue April 10, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#542 - Crime: I Was A Communist For The FBI "Against The Middle" 1/18/53, Man Called X 8/15/48

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

1:11pm

Tue April 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Doctors Declare Norway's Confessed Killer Sane; Trial To Begin Monday

Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian man who confessed to killing 77 people last July, was not criminally insane when he bombed a government building and gunned unarmed people down at a youth conference, according to two psychiatrists appointed by a court in Norway.

The new development comes days before Behring Breivik's trial is set to begin, on April 16.

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1:00pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Sports

Marlins Suspend Guillen After Castro Comments

Transcript

NEAL CONAN, HOST:

Ozzie Guillen's interview with Time magazine begins with the quote, "I love Fidel Castro" - controversial for any Major League Baseball manager, a flash point for the new manager of a team that just opened a new stadium in Miami's Little Havana. Earlier today, the Miami Marlins suspended Guillen for five games, and he appeared at a news conference to repeat apologies for what he called the biggest mistake I've made so far in my life.

(SOUNDBITE OF PRESS CONFERENCE)

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1:00pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Education

Should Teachers Be Disciplined For Online Lives?

Transcript

NEAL CONAN, HOST:

This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan in Washington. Over the past few years, several teachers have been disciplined and even fired for comments or photos posted online. A Philadelphia high school teacher was suspended in February after posting on her blog that students acted like rude, disengaged, lazy whiners. A Georgia teacher was forced to resign in 2009 after a complaint over a Facebook photo that showed her drinking alcohol.

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