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Native protesters standing against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Sacred Stone Camp, September 2, 2016.
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Coming up on today's show:

  • Nearly 130 people were arrested last weekend while fighting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is calling for the federal government to intervene. Here to discuss the recent developments in the pipeline protests and what to expect moving forward is Amy Sisk, reporter with the Inside Energy Public Media collaboration and Prairie Public Broadcasting.
  • Late last week, Renee Davis, a pregnant 23-year-old Native American mother of three, was shot and killed by police while at home on the Muckleshoot reservation. According to data from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, Native Americans are more likely to be killed by police than any other group. Simon Moya Smith, an activist, citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation, and culture editor for Indian Country Today, explains. 
  • On Friday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that would impose steep fines on Airbnb hosts who break local housing regulations, and Airbnb has countered with a federal suit. Nancy Leong, an associate professor at the University of Denver School of Law, has the details on the case at hand.
  • Democrat Catherine Masto and Republican Joe Heck are running neck and neck in the race for Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's open seat. Joe Schoenmann, the host and senior producer of KNPR's "State of Nevada," brings us the latest on this crucial Senate race. 
  • On the eve of Game 2 of the 2016 World Series, we deliver you a historical audio postcard from the city of Cleveland, from the last time the Indians won the World Series back in 1948. Stephanie Liscio, a PhD candidate in history at Case Western Reserve University and author of the book "Integrating Cleveland Baseball," serves as our guide. 
  • Spartan Race founder and CEO Joe De Sena carries his ambition around with him every day — literally. He carries a kettlebell as a testament to his commitment to the fitness lifestyle he created for people around the country. The author of "Spartan Fit," De Sena joins The Takeaway to discuss his fitness empire.