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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:31am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

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Limericks

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:31am

Bill reads three news-related limericks: High Speed Insult Service; Teddy Bare; Walk to the Nearest Couch.

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Panel Round Two

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:31am

More questions for the panel: Lord Schocktham; Delta Air Wick; Very, Very Smiley.

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Bluff The Listener

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:31am

Our panelists tell three stories about soccer moms making the news is a surprising way, only one of which is true.

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Panel Round One

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:31am

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: JihadiMingle.com

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Who's Bill This Time

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:31am

Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Contagion; Anchor Away; Gingko Bulloba.

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Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:25am

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China Seizes Toilet Tissue Featuring Likeness Of Hong Kong Leader

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:17am

The approximately 8,000 rolls, with images of the territory's unpopular Beijing-appointed chief executive, were confiscated from a factory on the mainland.

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Not My Job: Fashion Guru Simon Doonan Gets Quizzed On Microsoft Windows

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:12am

Doonan got his start designing the famous display windows at the Barneys clothing boutique in New York. So we'll ask him three questions about another sort of windows — Microsoft Windows.

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Gauguin Painting Reportedly Fetches Record $300 Million

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:10am

The oil-on-canvas entitled Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) was produced in 1892 during the first of two trips to Polynesia by the French Post-Impressionist.

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Climate Change Puts Alaska's Dog Sled Races On Thin Ice

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:08am

Warm temperatures and dwindling snow have shaken even the toughest mushers. Alaskans are worried about the future of their state sport.

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For Black History Month, Letters To Reveal And Inspire

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 9:03am

February is Black History Month — but it's also a month to celebrate the lost art of letter writing. K. Tempest Bradford examines the overlap, and recommends some good historical letter collections.

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Pregame Analysis: The Coming Federal Education Debate

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 8:13am

So, what to expect if Congress takes up the long-overdue rewrite of the main federal education law? We talk to some of the players.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Bradley Cooper, Review Of 'Better Call Saul,' David Linden

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 8:03am

Cooper says the conversation about American Sniper is moving way the film's message about vets; the prequel to Breaking Bad is as good as its parent series; Linden talks about his new book Touch.

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Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 7:58am

The German chancellor and her French counterpart, Francois Hollande, want to keep Washington from arming the rebels as part of a peace deal they are trying to forge.

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