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Mascots Help Predict NCAA Winners

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Host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar reveal the results of the Tell Me More madness college basketball picking contest. Winner Marcus Gilmer tells us the secret of his success — which has more to do with scary mascots than basketball.
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'Harriet Chance' Explores Late-Life Reinvention

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jonathan Evison about his new novel, This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance, in which the title character finds herself on an Alaskan cruise with the ghost of her husband and a daughter she can't trust.
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These Are The People Who Haul Our Food Across America

Farmers, chefs and small-batch producers get a lot of praise these days. Truckers are rarely mentioned — yet most of the food that ends up on our dinner tables depends on their labor.
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Congress Faces A Crazy-Busy September

When Congress returns from summer recess Tuesday, it will tackle the Iran nuclear deal, but that won't be its only big issue. NPR's Scott Simon gets the details from correspondent Scott Horsley.
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#MemeOfTheWeek: 'Stand With Rand'

NPR's Politics team will be highlighting Internet trends making waves throughout the election. This week, we're highlighting a a Rand Paul app gone wild.

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