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  1. Mystery GuestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | National Public Radio

    NPR's exciting new show featuring puzzles, word games and trivia played in front of a live audience. Ask Me Another is a co-production of NPR and WNYC.

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  2. New Businesses Give Restaurant Workers The Tips They Ache For: WellnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Casey Raub is a bartender at a busy brunch spot in Brooklyn, New York City. After years of hoisting heavy buckets of ice, he found that his lower back pain had compounded.

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  3. Michael Bloomberg And Carl Pope On 'Climate Of Hope'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Rachel Martin speaks with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former chairman of the Sierra Club Carl Pope about how cities should respond to climate change.

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  4. NYPD Deems Judge's Death 'Suspicious' After Leaning Toward SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Police have distributed a poster asking for information, accompanied by a picture of Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam, photographed in 2013, dressed in a cream-colored jacket and pearls with wire-rimmed eyeglasses. The body of Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to New York's Court of Appeals, was found dead in the Hudson River on April 12. At first, clues led authorities to believe she committed suicide: There appeared to be no signs of trauma on her body, she was fully clothed and there were no obvious signs that a crime had taken place.

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  5. On Police Treatment, Asian-Americans Show Ethnic, Generational SplitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Protesters attend a rally in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 2016, in support of former NYPD Officer Peter Liang, who was convicted of manslaughter and official misconduct for the shooting death of Akai Gurley in a housing development stairwell. Last November, exit pollsters asked almost 14,000 Asian-American voters for the first time, "Do you think that police departments treat racial and ethnic groups equally?" It was one of four questions the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund was tracking among voters in the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S. Other topics included gun control, LGBT discrimination and immigration, but the issue of police accountability resulted in the most divisive answers.

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  6. Basking In Sin: Some Initial Thoughts On Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Kendrick Lamar at Music Hall of Williamsburg on December 16, 2016, in Brooklyn, New York. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for American Express hide caption The period of anticipation preceding the release of Kendrick Lamar's fourth album, DAMN ., was intense, brief but methodically built.

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  7. First African-American Female Judge On New York's Top Court Found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to New York's Court of Appeals, was found dead on Wednesday in the Hudson River. "Officers with the New York Police Department's Harbor Unit responded about 1:45 p.m. to a report of a person floating by the shore near West 132nd Street in Upper Manhattan.

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  8. Comedian Don Rickles, Merciless 'Merchant of Venom,' Dies At 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Before Comedy Central's celebrity roasts, before American Idol 's Simon Cowell, before Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, one man abused people on TV and in clubs like no other - as one emcee introduced him, "the sultan of insults, the merchant of venom, the pussy cat with claws, Mr. Don Rickles!" He wouldn't be able to get away with it in quite the same way today, but from the 1950s on, Rickles had a simple, successful recipe. Be merciless and spare no one: "That's all Jews do, sit in their underwear, belch, and watch TV," he told one audience.

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  9. The Jewish Food Society Wants To Save The Recipes Of Grandmas EverywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Idan Cohen's grandmothers' famous German layer cake. Idan's mom always said that the Israeli climate did not agree with this cake, but she made it anyway.

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  10. 'Brave New Workers': A Burning Desire To Get Medicinal Marijuana LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Malcolm Mirage and sister Nina Parks operate the cannabis business Mirage Medicinal in San Francisco. Marissa Ortega-Welch/NPR hide caption California native Malcolm Mirage's dream was to own a legal cannabis dispensary.

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  11. New York City Mayor Announces Plan To Shut Rikers Island JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | National Public Radio

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he plans to close the Rikers Island jail over the next decade. It houses about 10,000 inmates, mostly waiting for trial.

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  12. Rikers Island Could Be Closed And Replaced With Smaller Jails Around New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | National Public Radio

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he's developing a plan to shut down the Rikers Island jail complex, seen in 2014. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to close the city's notorious Rikers Island jail.

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  13. Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Julia first appeared online and in printed materials as a part of Sesame Street 's See Amazing in all Children initiative. She'll now appear on TV as well.

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  14. Matzo Makeover: Can The Bread Of Affliction Become A Snack Addiction?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Boxes of "Surprisingly Delicious Matzo" made by The Matzo Project line the shelves of Glen's Garden Market in Washington, D.C. No one has ever been all that excited about matzo, the bread of affliction. But two New Yorkers, Kevin Rodriguez and Ashley Albert, are looking to make matzo - the unleavened bread that Jews eat during the eight days of Passover - as ubiquitous as that other cracker that jumped the cultural hurdle: the pita chip.

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  15. Games Are Taking A Back Seat To Players On Video Game Streaming SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Chris Schranck, wearing his Futureman outfit, says what draws fans is his personality and the community he built around his Twitch stream. For four to eight hours a day, Chris Schranck sits between three computer monitors and a green screen in his one-bedroom apartment in Queens, N.Y. It's his job - live-streaming himself playing video games.

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  16. New York City Bodegas And The Generations Who Love ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | National Public Radio

    In New York City, there's a place on almost every block where you can buy a bag of chips or a lottery ticket. Elsewhere, it's called a corner store.

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  17. Mysonne's Viral Freestyle Makes A Strong Case For A New York Rap ResurgenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Even amongst East Coast traditionalists, talk of bringing back New York rap has become a tired clichA . But a blazing freestyle has a way of elevating the conversation.

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  18. First-Ever Tracker Of Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | National Public Radio

    John Lu, 19, left, Reynold Liang, 19, center, and David Wu, right, during a news conference in Queens after being the victims of a hate crime in 2006. New York City Council Member, David Weprin, second left, and John C. Liu, look on.

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  19. Authors And Illustrators of Color Accounted For 22 Percent Of Children's BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | National Public Radio

    In 2016, people of color were the protagonists in 22 percent of children's literature. stevecoleimages/Getty Images/Vetta via iStock hide caption Two decades ago only about 9 percent of children's books published in the U.S. were about people of color.

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  20. Using A Wi-Fi Network's Name To Broadcast A Political MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | National Public Radio

    When they're on signs or buttons or in tweets, political statements are easy to see. But then there are those that are hidden from view, until you log into the right place.

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