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Week In Sports: From Tiger Woods' Return To NFL's First Female Official

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:40am

The Masters is underway in Augusta, Georgia, the NFL has hired its first-ever female official and the NBA playoffs are approaching.

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On Death Penalty For Boston Bomber, Survivors Have Mixed Feelings

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:33am

The Boston Marathon bombing trial now moves into the second phase, after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all 30 charges.

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When Money Is Tight, FLIP Helps Some College Students Stay In School

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:20am

A group called First Generation Low Income Partnership is helping to make sure low-income Columbia students don't go hungry.

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Controversial California Vaccine Bill Clears First Hurdle

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:12am

The bill would eliminate waivers for religious and personal beliefs, and only allow exemptions for children with health problems.

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Fried Neckbones With Sazón: An Ode To Latin Soul

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:03am

Alt.Latino spins essential Latin soul records and showcases new artists who are continuing the tradition in Puerto Rico, Colombia, Miami and points beyond.

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Officer In S.C. Shooting Previously Accused Of Using Excessive Force

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:55am

An inquiry exonerated Michael Slager of claims he used excessive force against an unarmed man he thought was a suspect. Slager was charged with murder this week for killing an unarmed man.

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Larkin Poe On Mountain Stage

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:38am

A sister act with a bluegrass past, the Atlanta band now plays raucous Southern rock as a duo.

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KCRW Presents: Toro Y Moi

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:23am

Chaz Bundick and his psych-pop band perform a perfect springtime jam called "Empty Nesters."

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Is The NRA Really Banning Guns At Its Convention?

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 8:57am

Attendees with permits can carry guns at the convention hall in Nashville, Tenn., but not at an arena across the street. Firing pins will be removed from display guns – just like at other gun shows.

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Vote! NPR Is Up For Two Webby Awards

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 8:55am

Watch the NPR videos that made the ballot to win Webby Awards this year and learn how to cast your vote for "The People's Voice" award. Voting open now through April 27, 2015.

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Sabra Hummus Announces A Recall Over Listeria Fears

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 8:52am

The national recall covers several products with a "best by" date of May 11 or May 15. The products are predominantly the "Classic" variety of the hummus, in a range of sizes.

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Historical Figure, Sci-Fi Villain, or Tech Start-up?

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 8:46am

This, That or the Other

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