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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Amelia Nelson was a volunteer nurse at the finish line of last year’s Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. This year, she’s back, and running for those who no longer can.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Ten years after sneaking into a church slated for closing, parishioners at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church maintain a 24-hour vigil in attempt to keep their house of worship open.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Harry Potter no longer, Daniel Radcliffe spends considerable time devoted to the stage. His latest Broadway role is in the Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark comedy about an isolated Irish community.
 

April 20, 2014 | NPR · With spring in the air, it’s a fitting time for a flower puzzle. Find the flower answer using its anagram, minus one letter.
 

April 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR’s Petra Mayer profiles YA author Ann Brashares, whose new book The Here and Now follows a young girl and her community who’ve escaped a terrible future via time travel and landed in our present.
 

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April 13, 2014 | WBUR · Policymakers are weighing the costs and benefits of universal preschool, trying to determine what works in the classroom. One of the places they’re looking is Boston.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · Craig Remsburg’s son, Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, was serving in Afghanistan when he was wounded by a roadside bomb in 2009. Since then it has been the family’s mission to get Cory back to health.
 

April 13, 2014 | NPR · Three words that start with the same letter will be presented in a group. Find a word that shares the same first letter as the three, and that can follow each word to forma new compound word.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · Plain, dry matzo tends to have a reputation for tastelessness. But Dan Pashman, host of the food podcast and blog The Sporkful, argues that the crunchy cracker is a culinary marvel.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · The bronze sculpture depicting Jesus huddled under a blanket on a park bench has provoked praise and complaints — and a call to the police — in its new North Carolina neighborhood.
 

 

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April 25, 2014 | NPR · India’s Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.
 

April 25, 2014 | NPR · Yousef al-Khattab was born Jewish but became a Muslim and put extremist propaganda on the web. On the eve of sentencing for terrorism charges, he tells NPR his actions were “stupid” and “wrong.”
 

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April 25, 2014 | NPR · Americans don’t eat much barbecued goat, but the meat is a mainstay in many African, Asian and Caribbean diets. In Vermont, farmers raise for refugees and immigrants, with hopes to mainstream it.
 

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April 25, 2014 | NPR · India’s Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.
 

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April 25, 2014 | NPR · According to Oliver, the White House Correspondents’ Dinner is not a good room for comedy — but that wouldn’t stop him from hosting. His new show, Last Week Tonight, premiers Sunday on HBO.
 

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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Who Is Dayani Cristal?, a documentary narrated by actor Gael Garcia Bernal, examines the journey that costs many migrants to the United States their lives.
 

Music

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April 25, 2014 | NPR · Check out NPR Music’s latest batch of favorite new songs, including music from tUnE-yArDs, Dan Croll, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, SZA, Dana Falconberry, Ernest Ranglin and more.
 

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April 24, 2014 | NPR · The Latin Alternative‘s Ernesto Lechner discusses the Venezuelan salsa singer, a personal favorite.
 

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April 24, 2014 | WXPN · Though today’s guests call Athens, Ga., home, they have roots in Muscle Shoals, Ala., where the father of lead singer Patterson Hood recorded with the legendary studio band.
 

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