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11:58am

Tue March 18, 2014
Remembrances

Remembering The Late Politician Reubin Askew

Originally published on Tue March 18, 2014 1:51 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Now we'd like to remember the life of a man who expanded the American political landscape in ways that are still felt today. Former Florida governor Reubin Askew died recently at the age of 85. He was a Democrat who served as governor in a largely conservative Florida in the 1970s. While in that office, he took a progressive stance on racial equality and pushed through legislation to overhaul ethics and taxes.

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11:58am

Tue March 18, 2014
#NPRWIT: Women In Tech

How Parents Are Leading The Revolution For Girls In Tech

Originally published on Tue March 18, 2014 1:51 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. They say it takes a village to raise a child, but maybe you just need a few moms and dads in your corner. Every week, we check in with a diverse group of parents for their common sense and savvy advice. This March for Women's History Month, we've been talking with women innovators, entrepreneurs and educators in the STEM fields. Once again, that's science, technology, engineering and math.

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11:58am

Tue March 18, 2014
Health Care

What You Need To Know As Health Care Deadline Looms

Originally published on Tue March 18, 2014 1:51 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. The Obama administration announced yesterday that 5 million Americans have now enrolled in the Affordable Care Act, and that might be surprising news for some who tried to sign up and were met by major website problems early in the rollout. If you are not one of those 5 million, you still have about two weeks to sign up or figure out if you might be able to stay in a plan you already have.

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12:32pm

Mon March 17, 2014
Paying for College

Navigating The College Money Maze

Originally published on Mon March 17, 2014 6:31 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

It's that time of year again for anxious students and their families. College acceptance letters are coming in, and federal financial aid forms are going out. That means thousands of students and families are starting down the road of deciding where to go and how to pay for it all.

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12:32pm

Mon March 17, 2014
Media

Media Startups Short On Diversity

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12:32pm

Mon March 17, 2014
History

St. Patrick's Day Beyond 'Kiss Me' Signs and Green Bagels

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. People around the world are celebrating St. Patrick's Day today. It's known here in the U.S. for big parades, booze and green everything, and I do mean everything. But it's also a good time to remember exactly why the Irish diaspora and its traditions spread so far. So we called upon Christine Kinealy. She is a professor of history and director of the Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, and Professor Christine Kinealy is with us now. Welcome, thanks much for joining us.

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12:01pm

Fri March 14, 2014
Barbershop

Obama Between Ferns: Funny Or Flop?

Originally published on Fri March 14, 2014 12:27 pm

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12:01pm

Fri March 14, 2014
#NPRWIT: Women In Tech

Melinda Gates Tweets About #NPRWIT Series

Originally published on Fri March 14, 2014 12:27 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Now we'd just like to give you a brief update on our Women in Tech series. All this month we've been talking to women entrepreneurs, innovators, coders and engineers about their work. We've been talking about why women still represent a small fraction of science and tech workers in America and, frankly, around the world. To that end, women innovators from around the world have been sharing about a day in their lives on Twitter using the hashtag #NPRWIT. And women in tech are taking notice.

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12:01pm

Fri March 14, 2014
Faith Matters

Grilled Cactus, Rice Soup, And Other Food For Lent

Originally published on Fri March 14, 2014 12:27 pm

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12:28pm

Thu March 13, 2014
Television

Did Juan Pablo Galavis Bomb As 'The Bachelor'?

Some media critics and television fans hoped that casting Juan Pablo Galavis as The Bachelor would bring diversity to ABC's hit reality show. But now many are asking if his performance was a letdown.

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