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US Army Soldier Wins Olympic Silver, Loses Silver, Gets Silver Back

NPR | Aug. 21, 2016 8:38 a.m.

Paul Chelimo ran the race of his life in the 5,000 meters and finished second. Then he was disqualified. Then he was reinstated. It was a strange race for a runner with an unusual backstory.

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Oregon Zoo Releases Last Of Summer's Silverspot Butterflies

AP | Aug. 8, 2016 11:43 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Zoo has released the last batch of its zoo-raised silverspot butterflies into the wild as part of a summer program aimed at boosting their numbers.

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How Can We Stop Sexual Assault At Music Festivals? This Group Says, Start By Educating

NPR | Aug. 7, 2016 6:14 a.m.

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to David Huggins, the domestic abuse coordinator of the Isle of Wight Council in the U.K., about efforts to stop sexual violence at music festivals.

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Hop Growers Cheer Craft Brewers For Saving An Ailing Industry

NPR | Aug. 3, 2016 10:55 a.m.

The spike in demand for small-batch beers has infused new life into small, family owned hop farms that were teetering on the edge of bankruptcy.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Hopes 'Black Panther' Will Be Some Kid's 'Spider-Man'

NPR | April 7, 2016 7:47 a.m.

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to writer Ta-Nehisi Coates about his new series of Black Panther comics that explore the character of an African-prince-turned-superhero.

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Jim Harrison, 'Legends Of The Fall' Author, Dies At 78

NPR | March 27, 2016 1:15 p.m.

Jim Harrison wrote more than three dozen books, including the novels Dalva and True North, the novella Legends of the Fall, and many collections of poetry. He died Saturday in Patagonia, Ariz.

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Move Over, Comic Book Guy: Philly Comics Store Prizes Diversity In Its Heroes

NPR | Jan. 27, 2016 12:39 p.m.

At Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse in Philadelphia, owner Ariell Johnson says diversity isn't just an afterthought. She tells NPR's Michel Martin that new faces keep the heroics interesting.

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Portland-Based Rapper Elton Cray Shares His Favorite #Popebars

OPB | Dec. 3, 2015 1:40 p.m. | Portland

This week, Pope Francis set the Twitterverse on fire.

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The Life And Death Of Tower Records, Revisited

NPR | Nov. 3, 2015 11:48 a.m.

A new documentary from Colin Hanks looks back on a business empire that shaped musical tastes.

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$2 Photo Found At Junk Store Has Billy The Kid In It, Could Be Worth $5M

NPR | Oct. 16, 2015 4:02 a.m.

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier is the third generation of her family to grow up in Braddock, Pa. For years, she says, African-American contributions to the town have been "overlooked and ignored."