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Tunde Olaniran Refuses To Dilute His Creativity

Friday, October 26, 2018

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with a musician Tunde Olaniran in his hometown of Flint, Mich., whose flashy stage presence is as big as his dynamic sound.

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PHOTOS: What It's Like On Both Sides Of The U.S.-Mexico Border's Busiest Crossing

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

The Rio Grande Valley is the busiest stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border for crossing. NPR recently spent time on both sides of the border here, where immigration is part of everyday life.

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An Unlikely Friendship: An Immigration Attorney And A Border Patrol Agent

Friday, August 03, 2018

How you feel about immigration can put you at odds with your friends, family or neighbors. In McAllen, Texas, two families with different points of view don't let politics come between them.

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As Private ICE Lockups Grow, Towns Could See Economic Boon

Friday, August 03, 2018

With the promise of good-paying jobs, Raymondville, Texas, has welcomed an immigration detention center that rose from the ashes of a facility once plagued by allegations of abuse.

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Leon Bridges Remixes His Retro Style To 'Move The Sound Forward'

Friday, May 04, 2018

The singer talks about branching out from '60s soul, writing honest love songs and experimenting with new sounds on his second album, Good Thing.

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'Notes From A Public Typewriter' Muse On Everything From Cats To Commencement

Monday, April 16, 2018

When Mike and Hilary Gustafson opened the Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Mich., they put an old typewriter on the store floor so patrons could peck out their thoughts — now compiled in a new book.

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Parkland Student: March Was 'Just The Start'

Monday, March 26, 2018

Sam Zeif, like other Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, has become a familiar face on Twitter and on television since a gunman killed 17 of his classmates and teachers last month.

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Candy Heart Messages Getting Stale? Computer-Generated Options Are No Help

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Computer programs known as neural networks learn by example. So a researcher plugged in some typical Valentine's Day candy heart messages — and got some weird new word combos. "BEAR WIG," anyone?

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A Father, A Husband, An Immigrant: Detained And Facing Deportation

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Manuel came to the U.S. illegally two decades ago, one of 143,470 such people who were arrested in the country's interior last year. Most are ordered to leave. For six months, Manuel awaited his fate.

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Opioid Policy Becomes Personal For One Health Official After Husband's Death

Friday, December 29, 2017

Deborah Thompson is a point person on Iowa's response to the opioid epidemic. Earlier this year, she revealed a more immediate connection to the crisis: her husband, who fatally overdosed on heroin.

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Illinois Holocaust Museum Preserves Survivors' Stories — As Holograms

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Hearing firsthand accounts from survivors has been key for Holocaust education. The first-of-its-kind exhibit features holograms of 13 survivors who answered 2,000 questions about their experiences.

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Adjusting To Life In A Retirement Home 'Not As Scary As I Thought'

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Camille Miller just left her home of 35 years and moved into a senior housing community. Morris Gordon made the same move earlier this year, and is happier and more active than he expected to be.

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Sorrow, But Little Appetite For New Laws Among Nevada Gun Enthusiasts

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Gun tourism is a thriving industry in Las Vegas, the city where a gunman killed more than 50 concertgoers and injured nearly 500 on Sunday. The attack is spurring calls for new gun control measures.

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Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine is planning to phase out lectures by 2019. The dean behind the effort says lectures aren't good at engaging learners.

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Nevada Voters, Divided Over Health Care, Put Moderate Republican In Tough Spot

Friday, July 07, 2017

Amid protests during recess, Sen. Dean Heller stayed on the sidelines in his state's health care tug-of-war. Heller is one of the few moderate Republicans expected to have swaying power in the vote.

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Chesapeake Bay Dead Zones Are Fading, But Proposed EPA Cuts Threaten Success

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

After years of failed attempts at cleaning up the dead zones, the Chesapeake Bay, once a national disgrace, is teeming with wildlife again. But success is fragile, and it might be even more so now.

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Before The Rumble In The Jungle, Music Rang Out At Zaire 74

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trumpeter Hugh Masekela and producer Stewart Levine organized the 1974 festival and produced the new album Zaire 74: The African Artists, which captures performances by Miriam Makeba, Franco and more.

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Old Confronts New In A Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood

Monday, January 16, 2017

In Washington, D.C., a city facing some of the most intense pressure on housing in the country, longtime residents try to negotiate a place for themselves in their changing communities.

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What It's Like To Be College-Bound And Worried About Your Immigration Status

Monday, August 08, 2016

Two high school seniors made headlines when they decided to go public with their immigration status. Here's what they're thinking about as they prepare to start college this fall.

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