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Peter Sallis Of 'Wallace And Gromit' Fame Dies At 96

NPR | June 6, 2017 5:28 a.m.

Before British actor Peter Sallis voiced Wallace in the Wallace and Gromit cartoons, he starred in the long-running sitcom Last of the Summer Wine. He was the only actor to appear in all 295 episodes.

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'Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly' Makes A Tepid Debut

NPR | June 5, 2017 7:57 a.m.

The former Fox News star's debut on NBC featured an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Neither Putin, nor our television critic, was impressed.

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He Called Himself '1 Lucky Bastard:' Sir Roger Moore Dies At 89

NPR | May 23, 2017 7:55 a.m.

British actor Sir Roger Moore has died. He began his career as a model and small-time MGM studio player, but was best known for stepping into the role of James Bond in the 1970s and 1980s.

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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.

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Cricket Finds A Home In An Oregon Farmer's Field

OPB | Aug. 31, 2016 6 a.m. | Banks, Oregon

Tucked into less visible pockets of Oregon, a cricket league has blossomed, connecting a group of Oregonians who grew up with the game.

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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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Exploring Costa Rican Art, From San Jose's Museums To The City's Streets

OPB | Sept. 10, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Journey across the streets of San Jose, Costa Rica, and take a look at some local art from across time.