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Jazz At Lincoln Center Opening Night

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:01pm

Joined by special guests Pedrito Martinez (percussion) and Chucho Valdés (piano), the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra premieres new music by Wynton Marsalis inspired by Afro-Cuban religious practice.

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What Is Jazz Night In America?

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:55pm

It's a new public radio program, a concert video webcast every Wednesday night, and a partnership bringing together WBGO, Jazz At Lincoln Center and NPR Music. Here's how to check it out.

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Episode 574: The Buffalo Talk-Off

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:16pm

Today on the show: The story of a guy who tried to make something of himself by getting into a rough business. And the story of a time when the world went wild for debt.

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In Mexico, Protesters Demand Return Of 43 Missing Students

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:41pm

Meanwhile, authorities said they still have not been able to identify 28 bodies found in clandestine graves.

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Justices Will Decide Whether Workers Must Endure Unpaid Inconvenience

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:23pm

Some employees who worked for an Amazon fulfillment warehouse in Nevada, had to wait nearly 25 minutes after each shift to be screened by security. They want to be compensated for that time.

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How To Take A Nobel Prize-Winning Picture

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:22pm

This year's Nobel Prize in chemistry went to a team that came up with a way to take a closer look at the secret lives of living cells. It could make biomedical research a lot easier.

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Obama Proposal Could Extend Overtime Benefits To More Workers

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:03pm

Two-thirds of salaried workers used to get overtime automatically when they worked more than 40 hours a week, but thanks to a George W. Bush-era decision, only about 1 in 10 qualify today.

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