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5-Year-Olds Offer Wisdom On Turning 5

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Five-year-olds across the country have been helping Tell Me More celebrate its 5th birthday by sharing their wise thoughts on being five. Today, as a final celebration, host Michel Martin talks to Tripp Perkins, Gabriella Young, Brook Chapman and Ana Milisits about the magical moment of turning five. And Ava Milisits gives a preview of turning six.
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Risk Of Opioid Overdose Climbs At Middle Age

Most of the millions taking prescription painkillers are older than 45, research shows, and there's been a recent increase in drug overdose deaths among people over 55. Drug mixing is partly to blame.
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The Environmental Cost Of Growing Food

Economists are working on ways to put a price on the environmental damage of growing food. Take sugar: Half of what we eat comes from beets, half from cane. Each has an impact, in very different ways.
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The Politics Hour - May 6, 2016

Metro announces its maintenance plan--and the service disruptions it will cause. Election watchdogs question Baltimore primary results. And Republicans in our region are put on the spot about supporting GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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'Captain America' Is Trending In Nigeria But You Might Be Surprised Why

Nigerian netizens are using the hashtag #CaptainAmericaInNigeria as a vehicle for cheeky social and political commentary.

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