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Buffalo Blizzard Brings Odd NFL Game: Free, And Far From Home

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:30pm

Monday night's game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets is being played in Michigan, and tickets are being given away at no charge. Some Bills players began their trips on snowmobiles.

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Episode 474: The North Korea Files

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:57pm

We got a stack of letters from American citizens who wanted to buy stuff from North Korea. On today's show, we try to figure out who sent the letters, and why.

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Sabiduría: Mentorship

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:57pm

Words of wisdom come from a mentor and mentee at a writing program, who tell us what they've both given and taken from each other.

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Paying Taxes While Undocumented

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:57pm

It's a misconception that undocumented immigrants don't pay taxes. Reporter Sarah Reynolds breaks down how non-citizens pay taxes, and how it affects their legal standing.

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Violentology

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:57pm

The peace talks to end the Colombian conflict don't get a lot of U.S. coverage. Photojournalist Stephen Ferry talks about a conflict that runs deeper than the war on drugs.

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Grandma's Nice Truck

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:57pm

Cory Spotted Bear, a Native American resident of North Dakota, has found a silver lining to the boom in fracking — many members of his community who never had money have benefited.

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Taking Tattoos Off

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:57pm

By changing your skin, you can change your life. We meet a young man who's going through the long and painful process of getting his tattoos removed.

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Co-ops in Cuba

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:57pm

Cuba is moving one step closer to a free market. For the first time since the revolution, the government is allowing workers to form and run their own business cooperatives.

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Elvira Arellano

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:57pm

Elvira Arellano became a leading voice against deportation when she fought her own by taking refuge in a Chicago church. Now, she's back in the U.S. while an immigration judge considers her case.

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Action on Immigration

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:57pm

President Obama has decided to take action on immigration. We hear from activists, immigrants and politicians about what his actions mean for them.

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House Panel Finds 'No Intelligence Failure' Before Benghazi Attack

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:52pm

The final report by the House Intelligence Committee concludes that the CIA "ensured sufficient security for CIA facilities in Benghazi and... bravely assisted the State Department" on Sept. 11, 2012.

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Kerry, Iranian Counterpart Meet Again In Nuclear Talks

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:06pm

Diplomats are meeting in Vienna ahead of Monday's deadline to reach an accord on Iran's nuclear program. NPR's Peter Kenyon notes that there is speculation over who is offering a last-minute proposal.

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Obama's Immigration Moves Do Little To Help Businesses, Groups Say

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:05pm

The actions do make it easier for people with work visas to move between jobs. But they don't address something employers have long pushed for: an increase in visas for low- and high-skilled workers.

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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of November 20, 2014

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:03pm

Provence, 1970 examines the early American modern food movement and its pioneers, including James Beard and Julia Child. It appears at No. 13.

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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of November 20, 2014

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:03pm

A Michigan man sets out to prove that apparent phone calls from the beyond are actually a hoax in The First Phone Call From Heaven, appearing at No. 10.

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NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Nonfiction, Week Of November 20, 2014

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:03pm

George W. Bush details the life of his father, George H.W. Bush, in 41. It debuts at No. 2.

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NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of November 20, 2014

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:03pm

Debuting at No. 1, Stephen King's Revival centers on the disturbing relationship between a disgraced minister and a drug-addicted rock musician.

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These 'True Tales' Add Nuance To The Immigration Discussion

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:27pm

President Obama announced an executive action on immigration this week. For an in-depth look at the issue, author Gustavo Arellano recommends two nonfiction collections about Mexican immigrants.

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With Warm Weather On The Way, Buffalo Residents Shovel Out

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:19pm

Robert Siegel talks with Buffalo News reporter Lou Michel, who's been out on the street covering the aftermath of the Buffalo snow storm.

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Electric Bikes, On A Roll In Europe, Start To Climb In U.S.

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:01pm

Electric bicycles have been popular in Europe for some time. But recently there has been a surge in U.S. sales amid changing perceptions that e-bikes aren't just for the elderly.

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