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August 25, 2016 | NPR · In flood-ravaged Louisiana, a cleanup contractor who specializes in disaster recovery operations helps Baton Rouge clean up debris. Cleanup crews say the destruction is much worse than reported.
 

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August 25, 2016 | NPR · It will also test new ways for businesses to communicate with users on the app. The privacy policy changes mark the long-expected move by Facebook to begin making money from the free app.
 

August 25, 2016 | NPR · Results are in from a preliminary investigation into the fish killing disease that’s caused the unprecedented closure of a long stretch of the Yellowstone River in Montana.
 

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August 25, 2016 | NPR · A strong performance by Édgar Ramírez as the Panamanian boxer can’t save a film that suffers from a lack of focus and thin characterization.
 

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August 25, 2016 | NPR · Weisz plays a woman who’s spent her life creating new identities, but the filmmakers leave her motivations, and her character, frustratingly unmoored and unclear.
 

Music Box Films
August 25, 2016 | NPR · Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti’s latest is a charming, heartfelt and slyly satirical meditation on cinema — which exists at the crossroads of fantasy and reality — and the loss of a parent.
 

Music

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August 25, 2016 | NPR · The composer’s music and life story are deeply woven into China’s cultural, social and political fabric, inspiring revolution and providing comfort.
 

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August 25, 2016 | WXPN · Beat Latino‘s Catalina Maria Johnson discusses the music of the Chicano Power movement of the 1960s.
 

August 25, 2016 | FA · As one of the very first bebop tenor saxophonists, Teddy Edwards mixed awesome technique with irresistibly slinky phrases. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews two reissues, Inimitable and Feelin’s.
 

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