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    Creator Of Popular Schwinn 'Sting-Ray' Bike Dies

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    Al Fritz, creator of the "Sting-Ray" bike for Schwinn, died last Tuesday at 88 in Barrington, Ill. His bike had a banana seat and high handlebars that curved like longhorns. It was a huge hit for Schwinn in the 1970s.
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    Do You Want To Build A Lawsuit? China Totally Copied 'Frozen,' Kid Says

    A new anthem produced for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is being attacked online as too similar to "Let It Go" from the film "Frozen." We asked a 5-year-old girl to assess the merits of the case.
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    The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

    We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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    President Obama's Iran Speech

    Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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    Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

    After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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