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Redskins Coach: 'No Possibility' RG3 Plays In Preseason

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) and kicker John Potter (1) watch from the bench in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game between the Redskins and the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) and kicker John Potter (1) watch from the bench in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game between the Redskins and the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says there's "no possibility'' Robert Griffin III will play in the preseason.

The news that Griffin will continue to sit out of preseason games comes after RG3's public lobbying effort from earlier in the day.

Shanahan also says he's made no deal with Griffin about being patient during training camp in exchange for a promise to play in Week 1 of the regular season. The coach said the plan is for Griffin to play in Week 1, but it won't happen if there's a setback involving Griffin's knee.

Asked about Griffin's frustration over being limited in practice, Shanahan said: "I like people that want to go.''

Shanahan said Griffin will take some 11-on-11 snaps for the first time on Wednesday, a day later than Griffin was expecting.

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Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
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Tired Of The Seoul-Sucking Rat Race, Koreans Flock To Farming

More than 80 percent of people in South Korea live in cities. But in the past few years, there has been a shift. Tens of thousands of South Koreans are relocating to the countryside each year.
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Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

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Computer Guys and Gal

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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