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Flint Can Learn From Lansing's Lead Line Trial And Error

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 6:21am

Lansing, Mich., has been ripping out its lead water pipes for more than a decade and is now and has learned a few things. It's now sharing those tips with Flint.

How To Hook Kids On Books? Try Poetry

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 6:21am

Newbery Award-winning author Kwame Alexander's newest effort is a novel about a 12-year-old boy, that's written in verse. He tells NPR's Rachel Martin that poetry is a surefire way to reach kids.

Turkey-EU Rules Mean More Hurdles In Migrant Journey

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 6:21am

Refugees in Turkey, who are fleeing wars in Syria and Afghanistan, are worried about the impact of new European Union rules designed to limit their access to European countries.

For Veterans, A 'Sense Of Purpose' Hard To Find In Life After Iraq

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 6:21am

Rachel Martin talks to Matt Sherman — who spent 13 years as a civilian working in Iraq and Afghanistan — about his deployment and readjustment to life in the United States.

North Carolina 'Religious Freedom' Law Makes Some Reconsider Moving There

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 6:21am

NPR's Rachel Martin asks North Carolina furniture maker Mitchell Gold about a new state law undoing local LGBT protections.

A Trump Nomination – And His Supporters – Is Bad News For Incumbent Republicans

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 6:21am

Republican politicians up for election are scrambling: What if Trump leads the ticket? NPR's Rachel Martin asks strategist Rob Jesmer how candidates are addressing the Trump issue.

Got 2 Words In The Same Category? It's Rhymin' Time!

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 6:21am

Every answer this week consists of two words in the same category that rhyme. Each clue will give you the initial letters, the words' lengths and the category. Name the things.

Baseball Is A Field Of Dreams — And Dashed Hopes — For Dominicans

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 6:00am

The Dominican Republic sends more players to MLB than any other country. That's a boon for the local economy — but it's also sparked controversy.

House GOP's 2010 'Tea Party' Class Heads For The Exits

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 5:03am

At the end of this Congress, more than one-third of the historic 2010 "tea party" freshman class will be gone from the U.S. House.

Frustrated With Campaign Rhetoric, Muslims Turn To Political Activism

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:00am

Muslim voters say they're disheartened with some GOP candidates' comments about their faith this presidential campaign. But, they're trying to turn that disappointment political engagement.

Is There Wood Pulp In That Parmesan? How Scientists Sniff Out Food Fraud

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 3:38am

Whether it's olive oil that's not so extra-virgin or burgers with a hint of horse meat — Chris Elliott, founder of the Institute for Global Food Security, explains how his laboratory uncovers fraud.

North Carolina Beats Syracuse To Advance To NCAA Final

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 12:00am

In their quest for a sixth title, the Tar Heels handily defeated the Orange, 83-66. North Carolina moves on to face Villanova, playing for their second championship, on Monday night.

Villanova Defeats Oklahoma, 95-51, In NCAA Final Four Blowout

Sat, 04/02/2016 - 7:54pm

This was the biggest Final Four semifinal win ever, eclipsing the 34-point wins by Cincinnati over Oregon State in 1962 and Michigan State over Penn in 1979.

Grammy-Winning Latin Jazz Saxophonist Leandro "Gato" Barbieri Dies At 83

Sat, 04/02/2016 - 7:43pm

Barbieri composed the Grammy-winning instrumental music for the Marlon Brando film "Last Tango in Paris." Last year, he received a Latin Grammy lifetime achievement award.

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