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Viking's Choice: Hungry Cloud Darkening, 'I Am Seen'

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:02pm

Part bummer Beach Boys, part Twin Peaks soundtrack, Mount Eerie's backing band sounds like the moment before waking, when images blur into a glassy-eyed soup.

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World Cafe Next: Joan Shelley

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:25pm

Hear and download two songs by the Kentucky singer, whose music reflects American folk history.

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Millennials, Put A Face On Your Generation With Our #NPRCensus

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:24pm

Millennials are the largest and most diverse generation in American history. To help put a face on this new boom, we're asking 18- to 34-year-olds to take a selfie showing how they define themselves.

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Sandwich Monday: PB&J Balls

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:16pm

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new take on a brown-bag lunch classic. Welch's has re-engineered the PB&J in ball form.

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From GI's To Gen Z (Or Is It iGen?): How Generations Get Nicknames

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:02pm

Baby boomers, Generation X, millennials — every generation has a name. But where do these names come from, who chooses them, and why do we need them?

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tUnE-yArDs, 'Real Thing'

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:00pm

A madcap live-action cartoon about three plastic sisters and a very zany Merrill Garbus. Watch the video for "Real Thing," from tUnE-yArDs' album Nikki Nack.

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Why Ebola Patients Are Getting Treatment In Nebraska

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:40am

The Nebraska Medical Center is the largest of four high-level biocontainment patient care units in the U.S.

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NPR Chief Announces Departure Of Key Digital Strategist

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:32am

CEO Jarl Mohn announced Monday that Kinsey Wilson is leaving the network. Wilson, whose exit follows the departure of several other NPR executives, is seen as a leader on the digital front.

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Democrats Winning Big Money, GOP Winning Big Secret Money

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:29am

Democrats have the biggest spending super PAC so far in Senate Majority PAC, but that could be overshadowed by secretly funded Republican-leaning groups Crossroads GPS and Americans for Prosperity

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Umphrey's McGee On Mountain Stage

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:25am

The improvisational prog-rock jam band gives an extended performance for a sold-out crowd.

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