A Democratic bill that would ban employers from checking credit reports in the hiring process cleared the State Senate today. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · To break the fast at sunset, mosques distribute nombu kanji, a lightly spiced rice and lentil porridge, to worshipers and the poor. The meal epitomizes the Muslim holy month’s spirit of giving.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · James scored 35 points to replace Michael Jordan as the NBA’s all-time playoff scoring leader. The points helped the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics for a return trip to the NBA Finals.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · The attack occurred in Minya, a province some 160 miles south of Cairo where many of Egypt’s Christians live.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · Buena Vista Social Club: Adios catches up with the musicians who came to prominence with a 1997 album and a 1999 documentary. It’s not an entirely satisfying sequel, but you can sure dance to it.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is almost definitely the best fourth sequel ever made to a movie based on a 50-year-old theme park ride.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · To break the fast at sunset, mosques distribute nombu kanji, a lightly spiced rice and lentil porridge, to worshipers and the poor. The meal epitomizes the Muslim holy month’s spirit of giving.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · Gabriel Garzón-Montano spent three years writing and recording his beautiful, dense album Jardin — but for his Tiny Desk visit, he stripped it all down to two elements, the piano and his voice.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · NPR Music hip-hop reporter Rodney Carmichael talks with Ben Westhoff, author of Original Gangstas, about the enduring legacy and influence of Tupac Shakur, more than 20 years after his death.
 

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May 26, 2017 | NPR · After years of being dogged by his own demons, the trap god is living his best life yet.
 

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