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Hear Neil Young's New Anti-Pipeline Protest Song

NPR | Sept. 20, 2016 6:38 a.m.

Young's latest single, "Indian Givers," takes on the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Arts | Nation

Playwright Edward Albee, Who Changed And Challenged Audiences, Dies At 88

NPR | Sept. 17, 2016 6:38 a.m.

"All art should be useful," Albee said. "If it's merely decorative, it's a waste of time." The Pulitzer-winning playwright of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? died Friday following a short illness.

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 4:45 p.m.

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

Music | Election | Nation

White House Teams With SXSW For Special 1-Day Festival

NPR | Sept. 2, 2016 8:03 a.m.

The Obama administration is working to host a miniature version of the festival at the White House.

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Oneonta Gorge: Forest Service Calls Crowds ‘Concerning’

Statesman Journal | Sept. 2, 2016 7:56 a.m.

But sharply increasing crowds at Oneonta during recent summers, numbering in the hundreds on weekends, has the U.S. Forest Service concerned about the impact to the gorge’s ecosystem.

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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.

Food | Business | Nation

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.