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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Craig Windham.

 

Key Senate Democrats say they are willing to consider changes to their economic stimulus proposal. Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois. "We're very open, very open to this. For instance, some of the Republicans have been saying to us, 'Put more money in infrastructure. Invest in the roads and highways and bridges. Make sure that we create good-paying jobs here in America that we can see.'" Lawmakers from both parties reportedly expect up to $30 billion in additional spending on infrastructure to be targeted in the legislation. But Republican Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona, member of the Finance Committee says the bill needs a major overhaul because it's too heavy on spending. "And it's ineffective. I think the theory of it is if you throw enough money, somehow or other it'll trickle down to people and that will help stimulate the economy. But the economists that we've talked to said that's not going to work. I think the people understand that. And so I see support in the Senate actually eroding." Both Durbin and Kyl were on "FOX News Sunday".

 

Negotiators for the nation's major oil companies and the union representing refinery workers are back at the bargaining table after the union agreed to extend by at least 24 hours the expiration of the current national contract that covers about 24, 000 refinery workers. NPR's Margot Adler has the story.

 

On Thursday, union negotiators turned down the most recent offer of a 2.5% wage increase for each of the next three years. Changes in medical coverage are also under negotiation. If refinery workers strike, Valero Energy, the nation's largest refiner, and BP have said they will shut down some facilities. Exxon and Shell have said they will use non-union workers, but their operations will continue. A spokeswoman for the United Steelworkers which represents 30, 000 refinery workers said there had been some progress right now there is an agreement for a rolling 24-hour extension which allows the union to give one-day notice for a strike. Workers will report for work on Monday. Industry experts are divided as to whether a strike would affect consumers. Refiners have already cut production and with job losses, motorists are driving less. Margot Adler, NPR News.

 

Iraqi officials say the turnout in yesterday's provincial elections was just over 50%. There were no reports of any major violence, but some Iraqis are complaining that they were not allowed to vote. NPR's JJ Sutherland reports from Baghdad.

 

There were few reports of fraud or intimidation at the polls, but thousands of voters complained their names weren't on the voter lists and they weren't able to vote. Many of those people are among the hundreds of thousands who were forced from their homes during the sectarian civil war here in 2006 and 2007. The Independent High Election Commission blamed those voters for not re-registering in their new neighborhoods. The two groups most affected are Sunnis living in Baghdad and Kurds in a disputed area of Diyala Province, both of whom are now suspicious they may have been intentionally disenfranchised by the Shiite government. JJ Sutherland, NPR News, Baghdad.

 

This is NPR News from Washington.

 

The Obama administration's new special envoy to the Middle East, former Senator George Mitchell, is in Saudi Arabia today. It's his last stop on a regional tour aimed at reviving the Middle East peace efforts and shoring up the shaky ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. Kelly McEvers reports from Riyadh.

 

Mitchell met with Saudi King Abdullah to discuss how the two allies can help bring a lasting peace after the recent Israeli military operation in Gaza. Yesterday Mitchell met Jordanian officials and reassured them the new US administration is giving priority to the Middle East. He delivered a similar message on previous stops in Egypt and the West Bank. One Saudi official, former ambassador to the US, Prince Turki al-Faisal, recently wrote that if the US wants to keep playing a leadership role in the Middle East, it must drastically revise its policies on the Arab-Israeli conflict. In 2002, Saudi Arabia floated its own comprehensive peace plan, but analysts here say that plan was largely ignored by the US and Israel. For NPR News, I'm Kelly McEvers, Riyadh.

 

Most of the thick glaze of ice that blanketed the Western Kentucky after last week's storm has now melted, but clearing away debris and downed trees and power lines has proven to be a difficult task even with the help of thousands of National Guard troops. Andrew Melnykovych is a spokesman for the Kentucky Public Service Commission. "A lot of the areas are rural and fairly inaccessible, as a lot of roads that are still blocked by fallen trees, so it's hard for the utility workers to get around." Melnykovych says more than 400, 000 homes and businesses across Kentucky are still without electricity nearly a week after the ice storm struck the state.

 

I'm Craig Windham, NPR News in Washington.

 

 

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From NPR news in Washington,I'm Craig Windham.


Key senate Democrats say they are willing to consider changes to their economic stimulus proposal.Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois:"we're very open,very open to this,for instance some of the Republicans have been saying to us put more money in infrastructure,invest in the roads and highways and bridges,make sure that we create good paying jobs here in America that we can see".Lawmakers from both parties reportedly expect up to 30 billion dollars in additional spending on infrastructure to be targeted in the legislation.But Republican senator Jon Kyl of Arizona,member of the Finance Committee says,the bill needs a major overhaul because it's too heavy on spending."that's ineffective,I think the / revenues / throw enough money,somehow it rather will trickle down the people and that will help stimulate the economy.But the economy that we've talked through is not going to work,I think the people understand that so I see support in the senate is actually erossion,both Durbin and Kyl were on Fox News Sunday.


Negotiators with the nation's major oil companies and the Union representing refinery workers were back at the bargaining table after the Union agreed to extend by at least 24 hours the Exploration of the Current National Contract that covers about 24,000 refinery workers,NPR's / has the story.


On Thurday Union Negotiators turned down the most recent offer of a 2.5% wage increase for each of next three years.Changes of the Medical Coverage are also under negotiation.If refinery workers strike the neuro energy the nation's largest refinery NBP have said they will shut down some facilities.Exon and Shell have said they will use non-Union workers but their operations will continue.A spokeswoman for the United Steel workers which represent 30,000 refinery workers,said there have been some progress right now there is an agreement for a rolling 24 hour extension which allows the Union to give one day notice for a strike.Workers will report for work on Monday.Industry Experts are divided as to whether the strike would affect consumers.Refineries have already cut production and with jobloss,motorists are driving less./ NPR news.


Iraqi official say the turnout in yesterday's provincial elections was just over 50 percent.There were no reports of any major violence,but some Iraqis are complaining that they were not allowed to vote.NPR's JJ / reports from Baghdad.


There were few reports of fraud or intimidation at the polls but thousands of voters complained their names weren't on the voter lists and they weren't able to vote. Many of those people are among the hundreds of thousands who were forced to / their homes during the sectarian civil war here in 2006 and 2007.The Independent High Election Commission blamed those voters for not re-registering in their new neighborhoods.The two groups most affected are Sunis living in Baghdad and / an disputed area of Diyala Province,both of whom announce suspecious they may have been intentionally disenfranchised by the Shiite Government,JJ /,NPR news,in Baghdad.


This is NPR news from Washington.


The Obama administration's new special envoy to the Mid-East,former senator George Mitchell is in Saudi Arabia today,it's his last stop on a regional tour aimed at reviving Mid-East peace efforts and shoring up the shaky ceasefire in the Gaza stripe./ reports from /.


Mitchell met with Saudi King Abdullah to discuss how the two allies can help bring a lasting peace after the recent Israeli operation in Gaza.Yesterday Mitchell met / daily in officials and reassured them the new US administration is giving priority to the Mid-East.He delivered a similar message on previous stops in Egypt in the West Bank.One Saudi Official,former Ambassador to the US,Prince Turki Al-Faisal,recently wrote that if the US wants to keep playing a leadership role in the Mid-East,it must drastically reivse its policies on the / Israeli conflict.In 2002 Saudi Arabia floated its own comprehensive peace plan,but analysts here say that plan was largely ignored by the US and Israel.for NPR news,I'm Karen / /.


Most of the thick glays of ice that blanked the Western Kentucky after last week's storm has now melted,but clearing away debris and downed trees and power lines has proven to be a difficult task even with the help of thousands of National Guard Troops.Andrew Melnykovych is the spokesman for the Kentucky Public Service Commission.A lot of the areas are / and fairly inaccessible as / roads that are still / by fallen trees so it's hard for the utility workers to get around.Melnykovych says more than 400,000 homes and businesses across Kentucky are still without electricity,nearly a week after the ice storm struke the state.


I'm Craig Windham,NPR news,Washington.

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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Craig Windham.

 

 

Key Senate Democrats say they are willing to consider changes to their economic stimulus proposal. Senator Richard Durbin Illinois. "We're very open, very open to this. For instance, some of the Republicans have been saying to us, "Put more money in infrastructure. Invest in the roads and highways and bridges. Make sure that we create good-paying jobs here in America that we can see." Lawmakers from both parties reportedly expect up to $30 billion in additional spending on infrastructure to be targeted in the legislation. But Republican Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona, member of the Finance Committee says the bill needs some major overhaul because it's too heavy on spending. "And it's ineffective. I think the theory of it is if you throw enough money, somehow or other it'll trickle down to people and that will help stimulate the economy. But the economists that we've talked to said that's not going to work. I think the people understand that. And so I see support in the Senate actually eroding." Both Durbin and Kyl, we are on "FOX News Sunday".

 

 

 

 

Negotiators for the nation's major oil companies and the union representing refinery workers have backed the bargaining table after the union agreed to extend by at least 24 hours the expiration of the current national contract that covers about 24,000 refinery workers. NPR's Margot Adler has the story.

 


On Thursday union negotiators turned down the most recent offer of the 2.5% wage increase for each of the next three years. Changes in medical coverage are also under negotiation. If refinery workers strike the Valero Energy, the nation's largest refiner and BP has said they will shut down some facilities. Exxon and Shell have said they will use nine union workers, but their operations will continue. A spokeswoman for the United Steelworkers, which represents 30,000 refinery workers said there had been some progress. Right now there is a agreement for a rolling 24-hour extension, which allows the union to give one-day notice for a strike. Workers will report for work on Monday. Industry experts are divided as to whether a strike would affect consumers. Refiners have already cut production and with job loses, motorists are diving less. Margot Adler NPR News.

 

 

 


Iraqi officials say the turnout in yesterday's provincial elections was just over 50%. There were no reports of any major violence but some Iraqis are complaining that they were not allowed to vote. NPR's JJ Sutherland reports from Baghdad.

 


There were few reports of fraud or intimidation at the polls, but thousands of voters complained their names weren't on the voter lists and they weren't able to vote. Many of those people are among the hundreds of thousands who were forced to leave homes during the sectarian Civil War here in 2006 and 2007. The Independent High Election Commission blamed those voters for not re-registering in their new neighborhoods. The two groups most affected are Sunnis living in Baghdad, in Kurds and in disputed area of Diyala Province. Those / are announced suspicious, they may have been intentionally disenfranchised by the Shiite government. JJ Sutherland NPR News Baghdad.

 

 


This is NPR News from Washington.

 

 

 

The Obama Adnimistration's new special envoy to the Middle East former Senator George Mitchell is in Saudi Arabia today. It's his last stop on the original tour ended reviving the Middle East peace efforts and shoring up the shaky cease fire in the Gaza Strip. Kelly McEvers reports from Riyadh (Capital.)

 


Mitchell met with Saudi King Abdullah to discuss how the two allies can help bring a lasting peace after the recent Israeli military operation in Gaza. Yesterday Mitchell met Jordanian officials and reassured them the new US administration is giving priority to the Middle East. He delivered a similar message on previous stops in Egypt in the West Bank. One Saudi official, foreign ambassador to the US, Prince Turki al-Faisal recently wrote that if the US wants to keep playing a leadership role in the Middle East, it must drastically revise its policies on the Arabia-Israeli conflict. In 2002, Saudi Arabia floated its own comprehensive peace plan, but analysts here say that plan was largely ignored by the US and Israel. For NPR$ News I'm Kelly McEvers, Riyadh.

 

 

 


Most of the thick glaciers of ice that blanketed the west Kentucky after last week's storm is now melted, but clearing away dibrid and downed trees and power lines has proved to be a difficult task even with the help of thousands of National Guard troops. Andrew Melnykovych is a spokesman for the Kentucky Public Service Commission. "A lot of the areas are rolling, fairly unaccessible. There is a lot of roads that is still blocked by fallen trees so it's hard for the utility workers to get around." Melnykovych says more than 400,000 homes and businesses across Kentuckey are still without electricity nearly a week after the ice storm struck this day.

 

 

 

 I'm Craig Windham. NPR News in Washington.

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From NPR news in Washington,I'm Craig Windham.


Key senate Democrats say they are willing to consider changes to their economic stimulus proposal.Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois:"we're very open,very open to this. For instance, some of the Republicans have been saying to us,  'Put more money in infrastructure. Invest in the roads and highways and bridges. Make sure that we create good-paying jobs here in America that we can see".Lawmakers from both parties reportedly expect up to 30 billion dollars in additional spending on infrastructure to be targeted in the legislation.But Republican senator Jon Kyl of Arizona,member of the Finance Committee says,the bill needs a major overhaul because it's too heavy on spending."And it's ineffective,I think the theory of it is if you throw enough money,somehow or other it'll trickle down to people and that will help stimulate the economy.But the economists that we've talked to said that's not going to work. I think the people understand that. And so I see support in the Senate (去掉is) actually eroding." Both Durbin and Kyl were on "Fox News Sunday".


Negotiators with the nation's major oil companies and the union representing refinery workers were back at the bargaining table after the union agreed to extend by at least 24 hours the expiration of the current National Contract that covers about 24,000 refinery workers,NPR's Margot Adler has the story.


On Thursday union negotiators turned down the most recent offer of a 2.5% wage increase for each of next three years.Changes in medical coverage are also under negotiation.If refinery workers strike the Valero Energy, the nation's largest refinery and BP has said they will shut down some facilities.Exxon and Shell have said they will use non-Union workers but their operations will continue.A spokeswoman for the United Steelworkers which represent 30,000 refinery workers,said there have been some progress right now there is an agreement for a rolling 24-hour extension which allows the Union to give one day notice for a strike.Workers will report for work on Monday.Industry Experts are divided as to whether a strike would affect consumers.Refineries have already cut production and with jobloss,motorists are driving less. Margot Adler NPR news.


Iraqi official say the turnout in yesterday's provincial elections was just over 50 percent.There were no reports of any major violence,but some Iraqis are complaining that they were not allowed to vote.NPR's JJ Sutherland reports from Baghdad.


There were few reports of fraud or intimidation at the polls but thousands of voters complained their names weren't on the voter lists and they weren't able to vote. Many of those people are among the hundreds of thousands who were forced to leave their homes during the sectarian Civil War here in 2006 and 2007.The Independent High Election Commission blamed those voters for not re-registering in their new neighborhoods.The two groups most affected are Sunnis living in Baghdad, in Kurds and in disputed area of Diyala Province,both of whom announce suspecious they may have been intentionally disenfranchised by the Shiite Government,JJ Sutherland ,NPR news,in Baghdad.


This is NPR news from Washington.


The Obama administration's new special envoy to the Middle East,former Senator George Mitchell is in Saudi Arabia today,it's his last stop on a regional tour aimed at reviving Mid-East peace efforts and shoring up the shaky ceasefire in the Gaza stripe. Kelly McEvers reports from Riyadh (Capital.)

 
Mitchell met with Saudi King Abdullah to discuss how the two allies can help bring a lasting peace after the recent Israeli military operation in Gaza.Yesterday Mitchell met Jordanian officials and reassured them the new US administration is giving priority to the Middle East.He delivered a similar message on previous stops in Egypt in the West Bank.One Saudi Official,former Ambassador to the US,Prince Turki Al-Faisal,recently wrote that if the US wants to keep playing a leadership role in the Middle East,it must drastically reivse its policies on the Arabia-Israeli conflict.In 2002 Saudi Arabia floated its own comprehensive peace plan,but analysts here say that plan was largely ignored by the US and Israel.for NPR news,I'm Kelly McEvers Riyadh.


Most of the thick glaciers of ice that blanketed the Western Kentucky after last week's storm has now melted,but clearing away debris and downed trees and power lines has proven to be a difficult task even with the help of thousands of National Guard troops.Andrew Melnykovych is the spokesman for the Kentucky Public Service Commission. "A lot of the areas are rolling and fairly inaccessible. There is a lot of roads that are still blocked by fallen trees so it's hard for the utility workers to get around." Melnykovych says more than 400,000 homes and businesses across Kentucky are still without electricity,nearly a week after the ice storm struke the state.


I'm Craig Windham,NPR news,Washington.

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Original posted by WONDERFUL. at 2009-2-2 09:31 From NPR news in Washington,I'm Craig Windham. Key senate Democrats say they are willing to consider changes to their economic stimulus proposal.Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois:"we're very open,ve ...

 

 

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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Craig Windham.

 

Key Senate Democrats say they are willing to consider changes to their economic stimulus proposal. Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois. "We're very open, very open to this. For instance, some of the Republicans have been saying to us, "Put more money in infrastructure. Invest in the roads and highways and bridges. Make sure that we create good-paying jobs here in America that we can see." Lawmakers from both parties reportedly expect up to $30 billion in additional spending on infrastructure to be targeted in the legislation. But Republican Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona, member of the Finance Committee says the bill needs a / major overhaul because it's too heavy on spending. "That's ineffective. I think the theory of this is if you throw enough money, somehow or other it'll trickle down to people and that will help stimulate the economy. But the economists that we've talked to said that's not going to work. I think the people understand that. And so I see support in the Senate actually eroding." Both Durbin and Kyl were on "FOX News Sunday".

 

Negotiators for the nation's major oil companies and the union representing refinery workers are back at the bargaining table after the union agreed to extend by at least 24 hours the expiration of the current national contract that covers about 24,000 refinery workers. NPR's Margot Adler has the story.

 

On Thursday union negotiators turned down the most recent offer of the 2.5% wage increase for each of the next three years. Changes in medical coverage are also under negotiation. If refinery workers strike the Valero Energy, the nation's largest refiner NBP has said they will shut down some facilities. Exxon and Shell have said they will use non-union workers, but their operations will continue. A spokeswoman for the United Steelworkers, which represents 30,000 refinery workers said there had been some progress. Right now there is an agreement for a rolling 24-hour extension, which allows the union to give one-day notice for a strike. Workers will report for work on Monday. Industry experts are divided as to whether a strike would affect consumers. Refiners have already cut production and with job loses, motorists are driving less. Margot Adler NPR News.

 

Iraqi officials say the turnout in yesterday's provincial elections was just over 50%. There were no reports of any major violence but some Iraqis are complaining that they were not allowed to vote. NPR's JJ Sutherland reports from Baghdad.

 

There were few reports of fraud or intimidation at the polls, but thousands of voters complained their names weren't on the voter lists and they weren't able to vote. Many of those people are among the hundreds of thousands who were forced to leave homes during the sectarian Civil War here in 2006 and 2007. The Independent High Election Commission blamed those voters for not re-registering in their new neighborhoods. The two groups most affected are Sunnis living in Baghdad, and Kurds / in a disputed area of Diyala Province, both of whom are now suspicious they may have been intentionally disenfranchised by the Shiite government. JJ Sutherland NPR News Baghdad.

 

This is NPR News from Washington.

 

The Obama Administration's new special envoy to the Middle East, former Senator George Mitchell is in Saudi Arabia today. It's his last stop on a regional tour aimed at reviving the Middle East peace efforts and shoring up the shaky cease fire in the Gaza Strip. Kelly McEvers reports from Riyadh (Capital.)

 

Mitchell met with Saudi King Abdullah to discuss how the two allies can help bring a lasting peace after the recent Israeli military operation in Gaza. Yesterday Mitchell met Jordanian officials and reassured them the new US administration is giving priority to the Middle East. He delivered a similar message on previous stops in Egypt in the West Bank. One Saudi official, former ambassador to the US, Prince Turki al-Faisal recently wrote that if the US wants to keep playing a leadership role in the Middle East, it must drastically revise its policies on the Arabia-Israeli conflict. In 2002, Saudi Arabia floated its own comprehensive peace plan, but analysts here say that plan was largely ignored by the US and Israel. For NPR News I'm Kelly McEvers, Riyadh.

 

Most of the thick glazes of ice that blanketed the west Kentucky after last week's storm is now melted, but clearing away debris and downed trees and power lines has proved to be a difficult task even with the help of thousands of National Guard troops. Andrew Melnykovych is a spokesman for the Kentucky Public Service Commission. "A lot of the areas are ruined, and fairly inaccessible. As a lot of roads that is still blocked by fallen trees so it's hard for the utility workers to get around." Melnykovych says more than 400,000 homes and businesses across Kentucky are still without electricity nearly a week after the ice storm struck the state.

 

 I'm Craig Windham. NPR News in Washington.

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所以正文第三段那句应该这样断句:If refinery workers strike,the Valero Energy, (the nation's largest refinery同位语 and BP has said they will shut down some facilities.

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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Craig Windham.

 

Key Senate Democrats say they are willing to consider changes to their economic stimulus proposal. Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois. "We're very open, very open to this. For instance, some of the Republicans have been saying to us, "Put more money in infrastructure. Invest in the roads and highways and bridges. Make sure that we create good-paying jobs here in America that we can see. " Lawmakers from both parties reportedly expect up to $30 billion in additional spending on infrastructure to be targeted in the legislation. But Republican Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona, member of the Finance Committee says the bill needs a major overhaul because it's too heavy on spending. "And it's ineffective. I think the theory of it is if you throw enough money, somehow or other it'll trickle down to people and that will help stimulate the economy. But the economists that we've talked to said that's not going to work. I think the people understand that. And so I see support in the Senate actually eroding. " Both Durbin and Kyl were on "FOX News Sunday".

 

Negotiators for the nation's major oil companies and the union representing refinery workers are back at the bargaining table after the union agreed to extend by at least 24 hours the expiration of the current national contract that covers about 24, 000 refinery workers. NPR's Margot Adler has the story.

 

On Thursday union negotiators turned down the most recent offer of the 2. 5% wage increase for each of the next three years. Changes in medical coverage are also under negotiation. If refinery workers strike the Valero Energy, the nation's largest refiner, and BP has said they will shut down some facilities. Exxon and Shell have said they will use non-union workers, but their operations will continue. A spokeswoman for the United Steelworkers, which represents 30, 000 refinery workers said there had been some progress. Right now there is an agreement for a rolling 24-hour extension, which allows the union to give one-day notice for a strike. Workers will report for work on Monday. Industry experts are divided as to whether a strike would affect consumers. Refiners have already cut production and with job loses, motorists are driving less. Margot Adler NPR News.

 

Iraqi officials say the turnout in yesterday's provincial elections was just over 50%. There were no reports of any major violence but some Iraqis are complaining that they were not allowed to vote. NPR's JJ Sutherland reports from Baghdad.

 

There were few reports of fraud or intimidation at the polls, but thousands of voters complained their names weren't on the voter lists and they weren't able to vote. Many of those people are among the hundreds of thousands who were forced to leave homes during the sectarian Civil War here in 2006 and 2007. The Independent High Election Commission blamed those voters for not re-registering in their new neighborhoods. The two groups most affected are Sunnis living in Baghdad and Kurds and in a disputed area of Diyala Province, both of whom are now suspicious they may have been intentionally disenfranchised by the Shiite government. JJ Sutherland NPR News Baghdad.

 

This is NPR News from Washington.

 

The Obama Administration's new special envoy to the Middle East former Senator George Mitchell is in Saudi Arabia today. It's his last stop on a regional tour aimed at reviving the Middle East peace efforts and shoring up the shaky cease fire in the Gaza Strip. Kelly McEvers reports from Riyadh.

 

Mitchell met with Saudi King Abdullah to discuss how the two allies can help bring a lasting peace after the recent Israeli military operation in Gaza. Yesterday Mitchell met Jordanian officials and reassured them the new US administration is giving priority to the Middle East. He delivered a similar message on previous stops in Egypt in the West Bank. One Saudi official, former ambassador to the US, Prince Turki al-Faisal, recently wrote that if the US wants to keep playing a leadership role in the Middle East, it must drastically revise its policies on the Arabia-Israeli conflict. In 2002, Saudi Arabia floated its own comprehensive peace plan, but analysts here say that plan was largely ignored by the US and Israel. For NPR News, I'm Kelly McEvers, Riyadh.

 

Most of the thick glaze of ice that blanketed the west Kentucky after last week's storm is now melted, but clearing away debris and downed trees and power lines has proved to be a difficult task even with the help of thousands of National Guard troops. Andrew Melnykovych is a spokesman for the Kentucky Public Service Commission. "A lot of the areas are ruined and fairly inaccessible. As a lot of roads that is still blocked by fallen trees so it's hard for the utility workers to get around. " Melnykovych says more than 400, 000 homes and businesses across Kentucky are still without electricity nearly a week after the ice storm struck the state.

 

I'm Craig Windham. NPR News in Washington. 


 

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帮助一下啊, 我的NPR 作业为什么不能像CNN 一样正常发帖?引用,预览等按钮全都按了,不好使啊。
Homework From NPR news in Washington ,I'm Ckred Windom . Key senate democrat say they are willing to consider the changes that economic stimulus proposel . Senator Vinge Domon in Illinoi ."will very open ,very open to us ,fironce some republican senator say to put more money inforstructure ,in Western roads highways bridges ,make sure we create good open jobs and Americans will can say ". Law makers from both parties reported expect up to 30 billion dollars additional expending on inforstructure to be target in the legisletion . But republican senator Tojohn Car Verizona member of finance committee says the buildy major over whole because it's too heavy on spending . "it's effective ,I think it's serious to use more money ,some how ilegle down to the people and that will help to stimulate economy . But economy will talk there is not going to work and people understand that . I say to support senate actruly rolling ."Both two be care fox on Sunday . Negociators for nations major oil companies and union represent will finaly worker back to bargining table after union agree to stand by at least 24 hours experation occur national contract to cover about 24,000 refinary workers .NPR Margo Adlar has story ."Up Thursday union negociators turn down most resent dole of 2.5% wage increase for each the next years . Changes medical coverage are also under negociation . If final oil worker drot the leral energy the nations largest refiner NBP has said they would shot down some facilities .Ex on share , they say they will use nine union workers but operations will continue . As spoke woman for united steel workers will triper 30,000 refiner workers said they have been some progress right now resigremon for rerolling 24 hour extention which allows union to give one day notice forstrit . Worker roll report for work on Monday . Industry experts are devided as to whether strit would affact consumers . Refinery has already cut production and will job losses ,motors are driving less ." Margo Adlor in NPR News . Iraqi offcial say the turn out yesterday pre election just over 50% , they were no reports any major violence but some Iraqis are complaining that they were not allowed to vote . NPR Gite Sotolan reports from Barghdad . "They were few reports frowd timination the polls but thousands voters complained their names were not under voter list and were able to vote . Many those people among hundreds of thousands reforts their homes sacterin they were here in 2006 to 2007 .The independment high election commission blames those voters prea not register in the new neighborhoods .The two groups most effected ,a Sunny living in Baghdad and Kers disbute area of deola province .Both feum announce spicious . They may have been intencious French arts but shy goverment ." G Sotolan in NPR news Baghdad . This is NPR news from Washington . The Obama administration new special on to Middle East former senate Joge Miture is Saudirebia today .It is his last stop on reginal tour into revolving Middle east peace efforts and showing up Shicky six fire Gaza strip . Heling Mikevor reports from Reon . "Miture met with Saudi king Dola to discuss how the two allies can help brave lasting the peace after the vincin Israel military operation in Gaza .Yesterday Miture met Joe Dany offcials resure them that new US administration is giving priority to Mid east . He delivered similar message on previous dopson Egypt on west bank .One Saudi official former embassoder to the US prain Turkey ofisal . Recently roll that the US want to keep blame the leader ship roll the Middle East . If must address revise policy air busy realy conflict . In 2002 ,Saudirebia flowed its own confer peace plan . But Elinos tears say that plan was largely ignoied by US and Israel ." For NPR news ,I'm Heling Mikevor . Most pick lease ice blanket Western Contuky after last week storm has now melted ,but clearing the way to bray and down trees power line has proved difficult test ,even will help thousands national guards troop . And Mecolaboge is spokeman for the Contuky public service commission .“ a lot of areas are rolling fely inesesible ,a lot of roads are still cut by fallen trees so it's hard to work get wrong ."A count work says more than 400,000 homes in business since cross Contuky are still without electricity nearly week after ice storm strike stay . I'm Crewindon NPR news in Washington .
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Original posted by ddfl2005 at 2009-2-2 11:15 帮助一下啊, 我的NPR 作业为什么不能像CNN 一样正常发帖?引用,预览等按钮全都按了,不好使啊。

 

那就NPR不行么?重启试试吧~~

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