Jacob Conrad

Story Editor, 'UnFictional'

KCRW Staff/Producer

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The answer to a 400 year old mystery is found in a parking lot.

The Bones of a Damaged King

The answer to a 400 year old mystery is found in a parking lot.

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Mitt Romney spends another week on the defensive after a video surfaces, with him saying unflattering things about voters whose low incomes exempt them from income taxes.

Mom, Apple Pie and...Wealth Redistribution?

Mitt Romney spends another week on the defensive after a video surfaces, with him saying unflattering things about voters whose low incomes exempt them from income taxes.

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US embassies in the Islamic world under siege as an anti-Muslim movie trailer goes viral. Fed goes all-in for mortgage-backed bonds. Striking differences in Chicago.

US Film Stokes Mideast Violence

US embassies in the Islamic world under siege as an anti-Muslim movie trailer goes viral. Fed goes all-in for mortgage-backed bonds. Striking differences in Chicago.

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