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Weekend Edition Saturday with Scott Simon

This morning news magazine covers hard news, a wide variety of news-makers, and cultural stories. Host Scott Simon's award-winning commentaries sum up an idea or event related to the week's news. There are fresh reports from a cross-section of NPR correspondents on topics from religion to health to food to politics.

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All Things Considered

Hosts Melissa Block and Robert Siegel present breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.

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On the Media

Hosted by veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield, On the Media decodes what we hear, read and see in the media every day with wit, analysis and savvy.

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The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour is live storytelling on stage, unrehearsed and without props or accompaniment.  The Moth offers live storytelling for adults on Saturday nights on OPB.

** Moving to a new time -- Saturdays at 8pm -- starting July 9. **

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Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment features a raw, intimate and musical brand of storytelling as host Glynn Washington takes you on a narrative journey - leaping from one person's frying pan into another person's fire.

** Moving to a new time -- Saturdays at 9pm -- starting July 9. **

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Live Wire! Radio

Live Wire is radio variety for cultural omnivores. It's music from up-and-coming bands, original comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with writers, filmmakers, comedians and people who think cool thoughts. Hosted by Luke Burbank (Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me, Too Beautiful to Live), the show is taped in front of a live audience and is aired on public radio stations around the country.

** Moving to a new time -- Saturdays at 3pm -- starting July 9. **

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Sound Opinions

Two of the nation's most respected rock critics meet each week to interview artists, listen to performances, give the latest scoop in pop culture and review albums past and present. Sound Opinions is hosted by Chicago Sun-Times music critic Jim DeRogatis and Chicago Tribune music critic Greg Kot who share a chemistry that is as engaging and entertaining as the music they discuss.

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BBC World Service

BBC World Service covers breaking news along with features on arts, sports, science and business.

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