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May 5, 2016 | NPR · The U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s advisory board has shown dissatisfaction with the director’s decision to allow three states to require proof of citizenship when registering to vote.
 

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · Lonnie Franklin Jr. was found guilty of the first-degree murders of 10 women. “Franklin sat silently, staring straight ahead,” as the clerk read the guilty verdicts, NPR’s Kirk Siegler reports.
 

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · Don’t add House Speaker Paul Ryan to the list of Republicans who are backing de facto GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. “I think he has to do more to unify this party,” Ryan said.
 

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · The winner of the Palme D’Or at 2015’s Cannes Film Festival, director Jacques Audiard’s latest begins with a gratifyingly specific story of one man’s life, but its trajectory works against it.
 

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · Rob Reiner directs from a screenplay co-written by his son Nick who, like the lead character in the film, has experience in rehab.
 

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · Louise Osmond’s documentary captures the spirit of a community group that came together to train and race a horse they named Dream Alliance.
 

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May 5, 2016 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · The Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the most influential modern big band, played on Monday nights at the Village Vanguard in New York. For its 50th anniversary, its successor performs a salute.
 

May 5, 2016 | NPR · NPR Music’s Bob Boilen talks with musician St. Vincent about a song that changed her life, “Jeremy,” by Pearl Jam.
 

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May 5, 2016 | NPR · The electronic artist, producer and soulful crooner James Blake will release his long-awaited album, The Colour In Anything at 7 p.m. ET tonight.
 

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