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  1. A Polar Bear Might Keep The Measles Away, But Shots Work BetterRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | National Public Radio

    The heroines of a best-selling book series have been enlisted in the global effort to eradicate measles. Sophie Blackall hide caption In the bestselling Ivy and Bean books, 7-year-old Bean puts a lot of energy into avoiding chores and reading.

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  2. Too Few University Jobs For America's Young ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Victoria Ruiz , a postdoctoral fellow in immunology, works with Brianna Delgado, a high school student that she mentors, at the Blaser Lab, inside NYU's Langone Medical Center in New York, NY. Ramsay de Give for NPR hide caption Victoria Ruiz , a postdoctoral fellow in immunology, works with Brianna Delgado, a high school student that she mentors, at the Blaser Lab, inside NYU's Langone Medical Center in New York, NY.

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  3. What Policing Looks Like To A Former Investigator Of MisconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Doug Brinson sits on a stoop next to a makeshift memorial for Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York.

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  4. From 'Good Times' To 'Honey Boo Boo': Who Is Poor On TV?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Like it or not, television has the power to shape our perceptions of the world. So what do sitcoms, dramas and reality TV say about poor people? In life and on TV, "poor" is relative.

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  5. Making Space For People Who Are Out Of the SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Now, I know that sounds harsh, but what I think she meant was that some people, especially, in her view, women, are too often too quick to settle for less than they deserve.

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  6. Where Love's Concerned, This 'Magic Barrel' Is No Magic BulletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Lena Finkle is a 37-year-old, twice-divorced Russian immigrant and a self-described "toddler of relationship experience" - when a friend asks how many guys she's "been with" in her life, she can only hold up three fingers.

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  7. Making Space For People Who Are Out Of the SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Now, I know that sounds harsh, but what I think she meant was that some people, especially, in her view, women, are too often too quick to settle for less than they deserve.

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  8. Andy Serkis: God Save The Queen's EnglishRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Andy Serkis adeptly describes British slang like "dummy" and "codswallop" to contestant Topher Ziobro, on stage at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY.

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  9. New York Death Reignites Decades-Old Debate Over Neck RestraintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | National Public Radio

    The poster on the ground quotes Garner; video of the arrest shows him telling police officers he couldn't breathe, shortly before he lost consciousness.

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  10. For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Many of them are muscled semi-professional athletes, including triathlete Dominic Thompson, competitive bodybuilder Giacomo Marchese and mixed martial arts fighter Cornell Ward.

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  11. For The Love Of Black MusicRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | National Public Radio

    It still surprises me that a few of my colleagues who regularly attend music festivals like Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Budweiser Made in America still haven't heard of, or don't seem to know much about, the annual Essence Festival , held every July 4th weekend in New Orleans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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  12. NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Isn't Afraid To Be GoofyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | National Public Radio

    He sported a rainbow tie for the Gay Pride Parade. He wore an "I Love LA" shirt and warbled that song on national TV to pay off a bet.

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  13. Brooklyn DA Shifts Stance On Pot, But That Won't Impact NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | National Public Radio

    The majority of those arrested are black or Latino, even though those groups are not more likely to smoke pot.

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  14. 9/11 Museum Counts 300K Visitors Since May OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Over 300,000 people have visited the Sept. 11 museum since it opened little more than a month ago, exceeding expectations, officials said this week.

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  15. Is Brooklyn The New Emma? Maybe, But Not In NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Maybe it's the ultimate sign that New York City's up-and-coming borough has finally arrived: Brooklyn is now one of the nation's most popular baby names.

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  16. Brooklyn Offers Urban Cool To 2016 Convention BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Brooklyn, at long last out of the shadow of Manhattan, has become its own urban brand, emanating youthful energy, gritty cool and liberal politics, a combination backers hope will make it the edgy choice to host the 2016 Democratic convention.

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  17. John Ellis, Darcy James Argue On JazzSetRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2012 | National Public Radio

    As we re-release these two sets from Newport, saxophonist John Ellis is leading workshops in Portugal and Italy.

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  18. Morrissey Cancels Tour To Recover From InfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | National Public Radio

    His representative said in a statement Tuesday the 55-year-old singer wants to make a full recovery and has to withdraw from the shows.

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  19. John Turturro: Walken On SunshineRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | National Public Radio

    John Turturro turns to his wife, actress Katherine Borowitz, for help during a quiz about the legendary Christopher Walken, on stage at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY.

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  20. Review: Righteous Rock From Clear Plastic MasksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Nashville's burgeoning rock 'n' roll music scene just got even better with the release of Clear Plastic Masks' "Being There."

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