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  • Yuge Crowds, But Hardly a New Hampshire Primary Voter in Sight

    Political tourists are filling campaign events in the Granite State.

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  • When Every Drop Of Water Could Be Poison: A Flint Mother's Story

    All Things Considered

    For Flint resident Jeneyah McDonald, using bottled water for everything has become an onerous but necessary routine. Still, she worries about the effects that toxic tap water will have on her sons.

  • Is It OK To Eat All Your Popcorn Before The Movie Starts?

    The Sporkful

    The Sporkful Family Food Court is back in session. Listeners call in with disputes over when to eat movie popcorn and whether eating salad dressing makes you an adult. 

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  • Fourth Place Or Bust For Christie

    One last town hall convinces at least some New Hampshire voters to support the governor.

  • The Counties to Watch in NH

    For both Republicans & Democrats, the "Exurbs" will be key.

  • NYPD Officer Liang Describes Night of Akai Gurley Shooting

    Sometimes pausing to cry, NYPD Officer Peter Liang described what happened when he shot and killed 28-year-old Akai Gurley in a darkened housing project stairwell.

  • What Pay For Public Servants Tells Us About How NY Government Works

    New York's City Council just voted to give themselves a raise. Soon, they'll earn nearly double what state legislators make.

  • The Flooding No One Saw Coming

    A mild snowstorm brings high waters to neighborhoods on Jamaica Bay.

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  • Mapping the Book that Guided Black Travelers Across a Segregated America

    The "Green Book" guided black travelers to welcoming destinations.

  • A Musical Compass in the Journey of Life

    The Takeaway

    Rashod Ollison, music critic and author of "Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues, & Coming of Age Through Vinyl," shares five of the most meaningful songs he grew up listening to. 

  • Monsieur Periné's Music Box

    Soundcheck

    The musical polymaths bring their box of tricks to the Soundcheck studio.

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  • With A Little Help From Larry David, Bernie Sanders Does 'SNL'

    Bernie Sanders impersonator Larry David hosted the episode with a cameo from the senator himself. Sanders slipped in a main campaign message, while David jabbed at the candidate's cantankerous side.

Tech and Media

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  • Vote First or Die

    On The Media

    In the race to the ballot box, the citizens of New Hampshire have long been first, and proud of it. Brooke traveled north to investigate.

  • Infomagical Challenge 5: Magical Life

    Note to Self

    Write a sentence articulating your personal rule/algorithm/filter parameters/mantra to live by. Consider it your note to self.

  • The Clash of Two Tech Titans

    Money Talking

    For a short time, Google's parent company Alphabet surpassed Apple as the most valuable company in the world — which might signal a shift in the economy.

Music for your day

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  • #3510: Near East/South Asian Connections

    New Sounds

    For this New Sounds, listen to music that mixes together the traditions of South Asia and the middle East and just as far west as Turkey. Listen to Nashaz, Kayhan Kalhor, and more.

  • Robyn Hitchcock Channels the Man Upstairs

    Soundcheck

    Veteran post-punk troubadour plays live in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Walter Martin: Arts, Leisure, and Rhythm

    Soundcheck

    A shuffling education in art history, live from the Soundcheck studio.

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Russia Swings and England Shakes Again

    Soundcheck

    This week, PJ Harvey returns, Leon Bridges’s musical prayer draws from the Baltimore Uprising, and an irresistible video from a group of Russian swing dancers.

  • Love The Music Of Coen Brothers Films? You Can Thank Carter Burwell

    Burwell has scored 16 movies for the Coens, but his work on Hail, Caesar! — as well as Todd Haynes' Carol, for which he's nominated for an Oscar — presented a few brand-new challenges.

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