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Foxfire Works To Preserve Mountain Culture In Northern Georgia

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:31pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Kaye Carver Collins about the long history she and her family has with a program called Foxfire that works to preserve the mountain culture of Rabun County, Georgia.

Donna Brazile's Resignation Illustrates Cable TV's Pundit Problem

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:31pm

The revelation that Donna Brazile, while a CNN commentator, shared CNN debate questions in advance to Hillary Clinton's campaign demonstrates how deeply the cable TV paid pundit model is broken.

Superfans Make Their Cases As Cubs-Indians Enter World Series Game 7

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:31pm

A Cubs fan and an Indians fan make their cases for why you should be pulling for their teams Wednesday night in the deciding Game 7 of the World Series.

Ohio Republicans Consider Future Of The GOP After Divisive Election

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:31pm

Establishment Republicans in Ohio, Attorney General Mike DeWine, National Committeewoman Jo Ann Davidson and Franklin County GOP Chair Doug Preisse, consider the future of the GOP.

Louisiana Residents Request Free Legal Aid In Flood Recovery Efforts

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:31pm

In the two months since historic floods hit the greater Baton Rouge, La., area, recovery has begun. There has also been an increase in requests for free legal aid. Laura Tuggle of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services says her organization has seen an increase in landlord-tenant disputes, contractor fraud cases and requests to help prove ownership.

Obama Campaigns For Hillary Clinton In North Carolina

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:31pm

President Obama is campaigning in North Carolina Wednesday in a final push to turn out support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Iowa Police Arrest Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of 2 Officers

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:31pm

Police in Iowa have arrested a suspect in the ambush-style fatal shooting of two police officers in the Des Moines area. The same man, Scott Michael Greene, was asked to leave a high school football game a few weeks ago after waiving the Confederate flag during the national anthem.

Army Corps Of Engineers Considers Rerouting Dakota Access Pipeline

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:31pm

President Obama says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering rerouting the Dakota Access Pipeline to address Native American concerns.

For First Time, Glamour's Women Of The Year Include A Man: Bono

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 2:57pm

The honorees also include the survivor of the Stanford sexual assault, the Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad and three female founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Obama: Army Corps Examining Possible Rerouting Of Dakota Access Pipeline

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 2:37pm

"There's an obligation for authorities to show restraint," in their handling of people protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline, President Obama said in an interview with the news organization Now This.

Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged, But Signals Increase May Be Coming

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 2:31pm

Federal Reserve policymakers finished meeting Wednesday, less than a week before Election Day. They left interest rates unchanged but said the case for more expensive loans is strengthening.

Jumbo Shrimp: An Oxymoron, And Now A Minor League Baseball Team

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 1:25pm

In some corners, it's being panned like so much scampi. Others say they can't wait to buy a team jersey. An anti-shrimp petition has been started.

Platform Check: Trump And Clinton On Health Care

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 1:20pm

The candidates diverge sharply on Obamacare but both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump see opportunities to improve health care through the tax code.

Guest DJ: Aurora On Her Love Of Heavy Metal And Leonard Cohen

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 1:19pm

Norwegian singer Aurora talks about her love of heavy metal, Leonard Cohen and how intuition guides her songwriting.

'Late Show' Host Stephen Colbert Says He's Finally Found His Post-'Report' Voice

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 1:02pm

The comic initially avoided joking about politics on The Late Show for fear that he would fall into his Colbert Report persona. He says, "Now, I have no qualms about being sharp and satirical."

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