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Shop Talk: What's Race Got To Do With Trayvon?

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The guys talk about the role of race in the debate about Trayvon Martin. They also weigh in on the record $2 billion paid for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Guest host Jacki Lyden checks in with journalist Jimi Izrael, Pablo Torre of Sports Illustrated, National Review columnist Mario Loyola, and NPR's Ken Rudin.

Inside A Doctor's Mind At The End Of His Life

Dr. Paul Kalanithi was finishing his residency in neurosurgery when he was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. His memoir deals with the struggle and the joy of life as death drew near.

Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
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The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.


Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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