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On World Radio Day, A New Generation Finds Their Voice

Friday, February 13, 2015

Friday is UNESCO's World Radio Day. The theme this year is "Youth and Radio" — so Youth Radio reporter and commentator Bianca Brooks talks about the impact radio has had on her.
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For Florists, Roses A Nerve-Racking Business Around Valentines Day

Friday, February 13, 2015

Valentines Day is this one day when one product — a red rose — is worth two or three times more than it is at any other time of the year. If a florist catches that window, he's golden. But the process of getting the roses to is fraught with risk, middlemen, crazy expense and bad weather.
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Justice Ginsberg Admits To Being Tipsy During State Of The Union Nap

Friday, February 13, 2015

Why was Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg dozing at the State of the Union this year? "I wasn't 100 percent sober," Ginsberg admitted during at a forum at George Washington University.
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Ore. Governor Resigns Amid Ethics Investigation

Friday, February 13, 2015

Oregon's governor says he'll leave office next week. Democrat John Kitzhaber had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancee's consulting work. In recent days, leaders from his own party asked him to step down. Rachel Martin talks with Northwest News Network's Chirs Lehman.
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Week In Politics: DHS Funding, ISIS, Same-Sex Marriage In Alabama

Friday, February 13, 2015

Rachel Martin reviews the week in politics with our regular commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the Department of Homeland Security funding debate, the authorization of force against the Islamic State and same-sex marriage in Alabama.
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Will Upcoming Ceasefire In Ukraine Hold?

Friday, February 13, 2015

Rachel Martin talks to Associated Press reporter Peter Leonard about the situation on the ground in Ukraine ahead of Sunday's planned ceasefire.
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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Facing More Legal Troubles

Friday, February 13, 2015

A federal judge in Arizona is planning a series of hearings to find out if Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be held in contempt of court for violating the court's orders. It's the latest twist in a lawsuit that found the sheriff's exuberant crackdown on illegal immigration racially profiled Latino drivers.
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This Valentine's Day, I'm Loving The Boyfriend I Built For Myself

Friday, February 13, 2015

Single and tired of being asked if you're dating? A new service offers the appearance of having a significant other who texts you and even leaves voice mails. NPR's Jasmine Garsd gave it a try.
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Sizzling-Hot Reads For Those Cold Winter Nights

Friday, February 13, 2015

If the cold and snow has you feeling, well, frigid, here's the solution. Five titillating titles that'll put you in a steamy frame of mind.
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When A School Gets A Bad Report Card

Friday, February 13, 2015

North Carolina doesn't just give its students grades. Joining several other states, it now grades its schools too, on the old A through F system.
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Love From A To Z — And Back Again — In 'The Last Five Years'

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Last Five Years is a musical romance with a unique storytelling twist. NPR film critic Bob Mondello says the quirks and tricks have him singing the movie's praises, despite a flaw or two.
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Ruling May Force Ala. Probate Judges To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A federal judge in Alabama has ruled that a probate judge in Mobile must issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
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Obama's Plan To Tax Overseas Earnings Draws Scrutiny

Thursday, February 12, 2015

American firms have about $2 trillion in overseas accounts — money they could be using to hire workers and pay dividends in the U.S. The president wants to encourage them to bring that money home.
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FBI Director Wades Into Contentious Debate Over Policing And Race

Thursday, February 12, 2015

James Comey says the nation is at a crossroads when it comes to race and policing. He told students on Thursday that it's time for law enforcement and communities to face some hard truths.
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Tiger Woods Steps Away From Golf Amid Terrible Season

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Woods is currently ranked 62nd in the world, which is his lowest since joining the PGA tour nearly 20 years ago. Robert Siegel talks to Ron Sirak, a senior writer for Golf Digest.
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Obama Signs Act Designed To Prevent Suicide Among Veterans

Thursday, February 12, 2015

On Thursday, President Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention Act. Is it enough? Rachel Martin puts that question to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald.
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Facebook Offers New Options For Digital Life After Death

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The company is introducing a new policy that allows users to appoint an executor who will keep their account active posthumously.
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CBS Journalist Bob Simon Remembered For 'Unbelievable' Career

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Rachel Martin talks with longtime CBS producer Harry Radliffe about Bob Simon's work and legacy. The journalist died Wednesday night in a car accident at the age of 73.
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Singer Anita Darian Remembered For Genre-Spanning Career

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Robert Siegel talks to Lynda Wells about her best friend of 47 years, singer Anita Darian, who was known for her wide range of pitch and musical genres. Darian died last week at the age of 87.
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It's Up To Putin To Make Ukraine Ceasefire Stick

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Leaders from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany worked through the night to hammer out a ceasefire. Robert Siegel talks to Anne Applebaum, foreign affairs columnist for the Washington Post and Slate
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