NPR's business news starts with Jon Corzine out of a job.
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INSKEEP: The Wall Street veteran and former governor of New Jersey stepped down today from his latest high-powered job as chairman and CEO of the securities firm MF Global. That company filed for bankruptcy earlier this week.
Rock Formations on the Road to Lee's Ferry, AZ: Mark Klett and Byron Wolf used digital photo processing to impose historical landscape photos onto modern photos that they shot from almost precisely the same spot.
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The carelessness of a methamphetamine cook led to a group of children finding a meth lab Wednesday just a few feet from a rock where they had sat down to rest inside Brookwood Mobile Home Park off Morgantown Road. Twins Sean and Stephen Claborn, 10, of Lot 248, had been walking with several other children when Stephen saw a plastic bottle with liquid inside and a piece of tubing coming out of the top. The children talked among themselves about the bottle just before Stephen picked it up. Something on the outside of the bottle felt like sand, he said.
The state announced Thursday the planned installation of new weather detection technology – Automated Weather Observation Systems or AWOS – to improve safety at 14 Kentucky airports. With AWOS, aircraft can receive weather information at altitudes up to 10,000 feet and distances up to 25 nautical miles from each installation. The airports were selected for AWOS upgrades based on recent inspections of existing airport weather observation systems.