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'All Cubans Are Saddened By This Loss'; Fans React To Death Of Marlins Ace

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016

José Fernández defected from Cuba as a teenager, and there has been an outpouring from baseball fans in the Cuban community who felt proud of his success and devastation upon word of his death.

They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.

'Working' Then And Now: Studs Terkel's Book Interviews Resurface As Audio

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016

All this week on NPR, you'll hear the voices of people Studs Terkel interviewed in his book, Working. Among the interviews you'll hear this week are a telephone operator and hotel piano player.

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Curfew Lifted In Charlotte After Several Days Of Peaceful Protests

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 11:26 a.m.

After two nights of violent unrest, a midnight curfew was imposed on Thursday night. As protests became peaceful, though, it was not always enforced, and authorities lifted it on Sunday.

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Arts And Craft Beers: Brewers Draw Drinkers' Eyes With Snazzy Tap Handles

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 11:26 a.m.

As craft brewers try to make their brews stand out in an increasingly crowded field, they're driving the expansion of a singular business: custom-made beer taps.

Election | Nation | Election 2016

Divided States: Georgia Auto Mechanic Ties Racial Tensions To Obama

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 11:23 a.m.

Jimmy and Dami Arno of the Atlanta suburb of Lawrenceville, Ga., say the country is in trouble. They plan on voting for Donald Trump this November.

Nation | Business | Economy

Millennials Want To Be Entrepreneurs, But A Tough Economy Stands In Their Way

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 10:57 a.m.

Millennials admire startup founders and revere self-employment, new survey findings show, but they're worried about debt and wary of starting businesses in an unforgiving economic environment.

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Proposes Whistleblower Protections

Statesman Journal | Sept. 26, 2016 10:23 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

The bill would extend legal protection to employees at the federal Department of Energy who disclose waste, fraud and abuse. The proposal also requires contractors to cover legal and administrative expenses if an employee is wrongfully fired.

Nation | Education

How Native Students Can Succeed In College: 'Be As Tough As The Land That Made You'

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 10:17 a.m.

Native Americans make up less than 1 percent of students in college. Many say they feel invisible, without access to elite campuses. One program helps them leverage their heritage and identity.

Nation | Education

Shaken By Economic Change, 'Non-Traditional' Students Are Becoming The New Normal

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 10:09 a.m.

The massive growth in the adult student population in America's colleges and universities — one quarter of all college students are over the age of 30 — is changing the higher ed landscape.

local | Election | Nation | News | Politics | Election 2016

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Set For High-Stakes Showdown

AP | Sept. 26, 2016 9:29 a.m. | Washington

After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America's future.

Business | Nation

Ex-Wells Fargo Employees Sue, Allege They Were Punished For Not Breaking Law

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 8:55 a.m.

Wells Fargo staff secretly opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet lofty sales targets. A class-action suit has been filed on behalf of employees who obeyed the law and failed to meet quotas.

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Your Cheat Sheet To The Issues That Could Come Up In The Presidential Debate

NPR | Sept. 26, 2016 8:53 a.m.

From jobs and taxes to health care and immigration, there are a host of issues that will come up Monday night. Here's what you should know to get smart quick.