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Black Prairie, 'Let It Out'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:33am

Fans of The Decemberists know Black Prairie, since many of those band members make up this Portland rock-infused bluegrass band. The group's new video is stuffed with dark humor — pun intended.

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Gaza Official: Israeli Airstrike Wounds 3

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:33am

Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

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Wellness Programs Grow More Popular With Employers

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:33am

Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

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Spacewalking Astronauts Complete Urgent Repair Job

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:33am

Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job

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Performing Dogs Go Big After $1 Million TV Prize

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:23am

Performing dogs go big after $1 million TV prize

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Textron Eliminating 750 Cessna, Beechcraft Jobs

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:23am

Textron eliminating 750 Cessna, Beechcraft jobs

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US Stocks Edge Lower After A Six-Day Rally

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:23am

US stocks edge lower after a six-day rally

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High Court Tosses $3.4M Award To Child Porn Victim

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:23am

High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

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Nigerian Activist Chooses Exile Over Life In The Closet

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:23am

Ten years ago, Bisi Alimi came out on national television in Nigeria. He says the move alienated him from his family and forced him out of the country.

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Yaya Alafia's Songs Of Strength For Her Baby Boy

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:23am

2013 was a big year for actress and model Yaya Alafia. She starred in three films and had a baby boy. Alafia shares the songs reflecting those experiences for Tell Me More's series 'In Your Ear.'

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Can High-Quality Preschool Make A Big Difference Later On?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:22am

President Obama has challenged Congress to provide high-quality preschool for all 4 year olds. NPR's education team traveled to Tulsa, Okla., to learn about the benefits and challenges of the plan.

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Review: 'Quiet Ones' Is More Creaky Than Creepy

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:23am

Review: 'Quiet Ones' is more creaky than creepy

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VMAs Returning To LA; Trying Out Renovated Forum

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:23am

VMAs returning to LA; trying out renovated Forum

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Norfolk Southern Railroad 1Q Profit Falls 18 Pct

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:23am

Norfolk Southern railroad 1Q profit falls 18 pct

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First Lady Announcing One-Stop Job Site For Vets

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:13am

First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

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Train Derails In Congo, Dozens Dead

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:13am

Train derails in Congo, dozens dead

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APNewsBreak: Clemency After 10 Years In Prison?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:13am

APNewsBreak: Clemency after 10 years in prison?

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Death Toll Rises, Hopes Fade At Site Of Korean Ferry Disaster

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:04am

Divers have found no air pockets where passengers might have taken refuge. They have, however, retrieved more bodies. The number of confirmed deaths has topped 150. An equal number remain missing.

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Delta Navigates Nasty Winter, Tops Profit Forecast

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 7:53am

Delta navigates nasty winter, tops profit forecast

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In Tasmania, A Food Bounty As Spectacular As The Scenery

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 7:53am

The Australian state known for its marsupial "devil" has a local food scene that might be described as heavenly. If you can't try it person, get a taste with these Tasmania-inspired recipes.

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