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NPR's Coverage of Arizona, Michigan Republican Primaries

Arizona and Michigan hold their Republican presidential primaries on Tuesday, February 28.  NPR will provide a one-hour special from 9-10 PM EST to cover the results of those contests, hosted by Melissa Block and Robert Siegel. 

Our coverage will feature candidate speeches, newsmaker interviews, and expert analysis from NPR Contributors E.J. Dionne (The Washington Post) and Matthew Continetti (The Weekly Standard).  We’ll also hear from NPR’s Mara Liasson and Ron Elving.  Ari Shapiro will be with Mitt Romney and Don Gonyea will be with Rick Santorum.  


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An Outsider In Buenos Aires Goes Incognito, For Love Of Tango

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Matt Stonie Downs 62 Hot Dogs For Coney Island Title

The new champion came in second last year in the annual contest put on by Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, besting eight-time champ Joey "Jaws" Chestnut by 2 dogs.
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A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
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Pilot In Solar-Powered Plane Sets Aviation Record

André Borschberg, flying Solar Impulse 2, set a new record of 120 hours in the cockpit on a journey from Japan to Hawaii.