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  1. Weekly Music News: FKA twigs, Lykke Li, Jack White and more

    This week in music news: The Replacements return to late night NBC, U2 release free album featuring Lykke Li, and more.
    OpenAir · Story
  2. Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge

    The ALS Association has raised more than $94 million in recent weeks via its online ice bucket challenge — compared with $2.7 million this time last year. Now what?
    News · NPR Story
  3. Interview: Strange Americans talk new album, release show on Sept. 20

    OpenAir catches up with Strange Americans prior to their album release show for "That Kind of Luster" on Sept. 20 at the Bluebird Theater.
    OpenAir · Story
  4. Food Is Cheap, At Least Compared To Four Years Ago

    Global food prices are at a four-year low because of good harvests in the U.S., Europe and China. But food still costs more than it did in the 1990s, even accounting for inflation.
    News · NPR Story
  5. Doctor Says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Has 'Rare... Difficult' Cancer

    The mayor, who made international news after he admitted to smoking crack, dropped out of the mayoral race last week. Ford's doctor said he was "optimistic."
    News · NPR Story
  6. 20 Years Later, Parts Of Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terrible Mistake

    In 1994, Congress passed the most significant crime-fighting legislation in a generation. Now, policymakers are dialing back Clinton's tough-on-crime policies.
    News · NPR Story
  7. Wilderness Act: 50 years ago, Colorado was at the heart of a wild fight

    Conservationists faced a tough foe in U.S. Rep. Wayne Aspinall, a Western Slope Democrat. A compromise led to the creation of the Wilderness Act.
    News · Story
  8. Homeless Vets: They're Not Just Single Men Anymore

    Overall, there are fewer homeless veterans these days. But that good news is tempered by the growing number of homeless vets with families, including many women.
    News · NPR Story
  9. Colo. governor's mansion looking for 'sustainable' funding plan

    A former first lady of Colorado helped launch a 10-year plan to preserve the governor's mansion for future generations. Six years later, the mansion is less than a tenth of the way there.
    News · Story
  10. Q&A: Why Teaching Music Matters

    From homeless parent to Ph.D., Margaret Martin has always believed in the power of music. She founded Harmony Project, which puts instruments into the hands of kids from L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods.
    News · NPR Story

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