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October 26, 2014 | NPR · A 250-year-old oak tree once stood in the way of the University of Michigan’s new business school — until it was moved this weekend. It wasn’t easy, though, and definitely not cheap.
 

Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine
October 26, 2014 | WVTF · As alternative medical treatments gain traction in the U.S. and the demand for Chinese herbs grows, farmers in Appalachia are responding.
 

Christopher Kuettner
October 26, 2014 | NPR · One night a week, Erin and Robert Lockridge serve homemade pizza out of an empty corner cafe in Cincinnati, and diners pay what they can. The couple sees their work as God’s mission in the community.
 

October 26, 2014 | NPR · A series of sentences will be given; each one contains a blank. Put the name of an occupation in the blank to complete the sentence in a punny way.
 

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October 26, 2014 | NPR · Migrants from Africa and Afghanistan have poured into Calais, hoping to seek asylum in Britain across the channel. But few succeed, leaving an estimated 2,000 in limbo in the French port city.
 

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October 26, 2014 | NPR · Music writer Colin Fleming exhumes some new Halloween music essentials.
 

October 26, 2014 | NPR · In Colonial America, a witch was not a Halloween costume, but a criminal. NPR’s Rachel Martin revisits this moment in history with Katherine Howe, editor of the new Penguin Book of Witches.
 

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October 26, 2014 | NPR · A stray bullet took 5-year-old Kyle Romain’s sight. His mother fears the violence in her neighborhood will continue: “There’s no hope. These little boys are just trigger-happy and gun-crazy.”
 

KQED
October 19, 2014 | KQED · Many rural residents rely on private wells for tap water. As the severe drought continues, many are wondering why farms seem to be getting water ahead of families.
 

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October 19, 2014 | NPR · What began as a pro-democracy roadblock has grown into a combination street fair/art gallery, with an outdoor study hall, movie screenings, speeches and even a free library.
 

 

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November 1, 2014 | NPR · Dante Martin faces a possible 22 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of fellow Florida A&M band member Robert Champion.
 

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November 1, 2014 | NPR · The Nigerian extremist group says more than 200 girls it kidnapped from a school in April have been married to fighters. The group also denies stories that it has reached a cease fire deal.
 

November 1, 2014 | NPR · When Daylight Saving Time arrives, who adjusts all those old clocks? Noel Poirier, director of the National Watch and Clock Museum, tells NPR’s Scott Simon he has to turn back 60 pendulum clocks.
 

Arts & Life

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November 1, 2014 | NPR · Cornel West’s new book laments the decline of what he calls “prophetic fire” among black leaders, and lifts up six examples of people who were willing to risk their lives in the service of the truth.
 

November 1, 2014 | NPR · Jan Morris’s new book is an ode to Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio. Yes, the thinly sliced meat is named after him. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Morris about her life, work and favorite painter.
 

NPR
November 1, 2014 | NPR · NPR’s politics team is hosting an election night party Tuesday. But you can’t have a party without good grub. So we’ve put together a menu inspired by the politics in play.
 

Music

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November 1, 2014 | NPR · A dad can’t wait to share songs with his newborn son. But are there right and wrong ways to do so?
 

November 1, 2014 | NPR · Sylvie Simmons has had a long and distinguished career as a music journalist, but she always had a secret desire to perform. She shares her first album, Sylvie, with NPR’s Scott Simon.
 

Courtesy of the artist
November 1, 2014 | NPR · The story is well-known: The former known Cat Stevens became Muslim, changed his name and gave up performing for years. The hiatus gave him a chance to “walk the talk,” he tells NPR’s Scott Simon.
 

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