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1:06pm

Mon July 14, 2014
Music Interviews

Singer Sheryl Crow: Learning To Feel Helped Me Make Better Music

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. As we head toward production of our final program on August 1, we've been bringing you encores of some of our favorite conversations. Today, we're hearing again from Grammy-winning recording artist Sheryl Crow. She's been a rock star for more than a decade. Her breakthrough came in 1993 with her debut album, "Tuesday Night Music Club," and the monster hit "All I Want To Do." Well, seven albums and nine Grammys later, she's got a new concert video out featuring the late Johnny Cash.

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1:06pm

Mon July 14, 2014
U.S.

A Year After Trayvon-Zimmerman Verdict, What's Changed?

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We'd like to return now to a story that sparked a great deal discussion, soul-searching and emotion last year. A year ago, July 13, 2013, George Zimmerman was found not guilty of all charges in the 2012 shooting death of the unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin. The verdict sparked protests and intense emotion for many different people, but most especially the family of the teenager who was shot by the neighborhood watch volunteer while walking home from an errand. Here's Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, speaking after the verdict.

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12:24pm

Fri July 11, 2014
Faith Matters

In Troubled Times, Find Freedom Through Faith And Forgiveness

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12:24pm

Fri July 11, 2014
Barbershop

Avoiding The Border: Is This Obama's Hurricane Katrina?

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12:24pm

Fri July 11, 2014
Music

Expat Producer Finds A Sense Of 'Home' In Music

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Now as this program winds down - the last broadcast is scheduled for August 1 - we thought it would be nice to hear about the music members of our staff are listening to as part of our series, In Your Ear. Producer Freddie Boswell has spent most of her life living and traveling outside of the U.S. from Kenya and Tanzania to (unintelligible) and England, and that definitely informs what's on her playlist.

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12:39pm

Thu July 10, 2014
Sports

Twitter Turns World Cup Into A 'Global Sports Bar'

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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12:39pm

Thu July 10, 2014
News

In Central America, Attempts To Cross U.S. Border Like 'Feeding Frenzy'

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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12:39pm

Thu July 10, 2014
Africa

Nigeria Schoolgirls Still Missing, President Seems Detached

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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12:39pm

Thu July 10, 2014
Music

TMM Editor Says The Song 'Take It Easy' Captures Spirit Of Show

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

And finally today as this program winds down, our last broadcast is scheduled for August first. We thought it would be nice to hear some of the music that members of our staff like to listen to, as part of our series In Your Ear. Alicia Montgomery is our editorial guru on the program. Let's hear what's on her playlist.

ALICIA MONTGOMERY: Hi, I'm Alicia Montgomery the supervising editor of TELL ME MORE and here's what's playing in my ear.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "TAKE IT EASY")

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12:39pm

Thu July 10, 2014
Author Interviews

'Busted' Blurs The Line Between Good And Bad Philadelphia Police

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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