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October 7, 2015 | NPR · Also on Wednesday, FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon, who is facing his own charges of wrongdoing, said he is planning to sue Blatter for at least $100 million for damages to FIFA.
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October 7, 2015 | NPR · The Immigration Act of 1965 opened the doors to nationalities that were largely shut out before. Since then, 90 percent of U.S. immigrants hail from outside Europe. Three families share their stories.
October 7, 2015 | NPR · Officials in Fort Bragg also ordered restaurants to serve water to customers only upon request. As part of a stage 3 water emergency, things like washing cars using city water are prohibited, too.
October 7, 2015 | NPR · Saudi Arabia's government is hosting Ahmed and his father for an umrah – a pilgrimage to Mecca. He'll also visit relatives in Jeddah.
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October 7, 2015 | NPR · Scientists have tried for years to grow artificial kidneys in the lab. They've gotten a bit closer by using stem cells to create an "organoid" much like a fetal kidney. But it's missing key parts.

Art & Life from NPR

October 7, 2015 | NPR · The new Hulu comedy-drama gets much of its power from veteran actress Michaela Watkins' smart performance as a newly separated woman who moves in with her emotionally underdeveloped brother.
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October 7, 2015 | FA · Smith follows up to her National Book Award-winning memoir, Just Kids, with another memoir, M Train. Critic Maureen Corrigan says it is a haunting story about weathering life's storms.
October 7, 2015 | NPR · Son of Saul, set in a Nazi death camp in 1944, won the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Director László Nemes and star Géza Röhrig discuss the film with Fresh Air's Terry Gross.
October 7, 2015 | NPR · Maris Kreizman's clever, slyly provocative book suggests that what we think of as art and what we think of as entertainment have much to say to each other.
October 7, 2015 | NPR · The first installment in Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes' new graphic novel series uses goofy art — and four-eyed robotic birds — to get kids excited about learning to code.

October 13, 2010

Proposition 101 Overview

In the final part of our series on the three tax and spending questions facing voters this November, state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland breaks down Proposition 101. Proponents say it’s a reaction to Democratic tax and fee increases and would spur economic growth. But the campaign against the measure says it would devastate schools and the state’s transportation system.

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