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'Morning Edition' Returns: Library Gets Tough on Fines

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'Morning Edition' Returns: Library Gets Tough on Fines

'Morning Edition' Returns: Library Gets Tough on Fines

'Morning Edition' Returns: Library Gets Tough on Fines

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No more polite letters from the Austin Public Library, which loses half a million dollars a year in lost materials and unpaid fines. Now patrons with overdue books will be hearing from a collection agency.