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Coming To TV This Fall: Anagrams!

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 7:09am

Every answer is the name of a popular prime-time TV series from this century, on either broadcast or cable. Identify the shows from their anagrams.

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Folk Alley Presents: The Howlin' Brothers

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 7:03am

The bluegrass trio has traded in the campfires of Ithaca, N.Y., for the clubs and honky tonks of Nashville. Hear the band perform its new song, "Pack Up Joe."

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In Arid Iraq, Control Of Water Is Part Of ISIS Arsenal

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:48am

Water is a crucial resource to those living along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to researcher Matthew Machowski about how ISIS is using that natural resource as a weapon.

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Mass Mobs Bring Thousands To Detroit Church Services

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

You've heard of flash mobs and cash mobs? Now "mass" mobs are generating interest in historic urban churches. This story first aired on Morning Edition on October 9.

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Kerry Soliciting Aid Funds For Gaza Reconstruction

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

Secretary of State John Kerry flies to Cairo to take part in an international conference on rebuilding Gaza, after Israel's latest military operation against Hamas militants there.

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Neil Young's Writes Of His Love Affair With Cars

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

Neil Young loves his cars so much he wrote a second memoir, Special Deluxe, devoted to them. He speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about music, the environment and, of course, automobiles.

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Morales Is The Favorite In Bolivia Elections

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

Love him or hate him, Bolivia's President Evo Morales is expected to win a third term in today's election. Morales has paved the way for his reelection through his skilled handling of the economy.

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Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

A health care worker who was caring for the Ebola patient that died, has tested positive for the disease. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to correspondent Jeff Brady, who is covering the story in Dallas.

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From VMI To James Island, Hollywood Battles To Get The Civil War Right

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

The new film Field of Lost Shoes follows a group of VMI cadets who fought at the Battle of New Market. The film is one in a long history of Civil War movies, many of which have been problematic.

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Postcard From Freetown: On The Beach, Life — And Dreams — Go On

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

Even in a city stricken with Ebola, people come to the beach. A man on crutches is out for a walk. Little girls collect a fish and a headless Barbie. And an actress dreams of her big break.

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Book Offers A Get-Wit-Quick Workout

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

NPR's Ari Shapiro gets schooled in the art of being interesting by Benjamin Errett, the author of the new book, Elements of Wit.

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Ebola Shows Small Signs Of Slowing In Liberia

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

U.S. troops have arrived in Liberia to set up emergency hospitals and start training health workers on Ebola care. Correspondent Jason Beaubien updates NPR's Ari Shapiro on the latest from Monrovia.

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Emotions Linger After Forgotten Events In Alzheimer's Patients

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:22am

A new study suggests that people with Alzheimer's can hold on to happy or sad feelings, even if they forget what triggered them. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the study's author, Edmarie Guzman-Velez.

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Ebola Diary: The Grave Diggers, The Mistress, The Man On The Porch

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 6:03am

NPR correspondent Jason Beaubien is on his third trip to the Ebola hot zone since July. Some things seem different — more international aid, more street life. But some things haven't changed.

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In Texas, Traffic Deaths Climb Amid Fracking Boom

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:38am

Texas is in the midst of a fracking boom, which is opening up huge energy reserves and bringing in jobs. But traffic fatalities, some involving inexperienced and fatigued truck drivers, have surged.

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A Ride In Monrovia Means Wrestling With Ebola

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:13am

Getting around Monrovia, Liberia's congested capital, has become more challenging since the Ebola outbreak began. Passengers and drivers tell NPR how they're coping.

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In Northern Virginia, Candidates See Opportunity In Asian Vote

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:11am

Democrats and Republicans are both trying to lure the votes of Asian Americans, the country's fastest growing racial group.

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The Royal Shakespeare Company Releases Music From Its Archive

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 5:08am

For more than a century, the Royal Shakespeare Company has commissioned music for plays. Its archive tracks the way music changes over time and across many productions.

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