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Trump's Tax Plan Has Echoes Of The Kansas Tax Cut Experiment

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 5:00am

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said the 2012 tax cuts would deliver a "shot of adrenaline" to the state's economy. Instead, revenues crashed, spending cuts, borrowing and accounting tricks followed.

(Image credit: Charlie Riedel/AP)

Football And Donald Trump: It's A Long Story

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 5:00am

As President Trump opines about what NFL players and owners should do regarding politics and protest, it's worth revisiting a 2009 documentary about his history with professional football.

(Image credit: Marty Lederhandler/AP)

Heavy Rotation: Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 5:00am

Hear new songs from Portland indie artist Haley Heynderickx, Latin alternative group LADAMA and more.

(Image credit: Vincent Bancheri/Hearth Music)

Federal Plan To Keep Files Of Immigrant Social Media Activity Causes Alarm

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 4:00am

Department of Homeland Security says it's actually been collecting social media data on immigrants for years.

(Image credit: Richard Drew/AP)

Shania Twain On Being Respected And Finding Her Voice 'Now'

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 4:00am

After nerve damage, divorce and a decade-and-a-half break, Twain has returned to the studio with a much-altered relationship to her instrument. "The mic's become a very good friend of mine," she says.

(Image credit: Mert Alas, Marcus Piggott/Courtesy of the artist)

Battered By Irma, Florida Fishermen Pin Their Hopes On Stone Crab Season

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 2:58am

Most years, spiny lobsters are the most lucrative commercial catch in Florida. Hurricane Irma cut this season short. Some fishermen are hoping a strong stone crab season will keep the industry afloat.

(Image credit: Frank Morris/KCUR)

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