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    Shaping The City: Three Local Design Debates

    From lighted signs to building heights to power lines, one person's emblem of economic prosperity is another person's eyesore. Kojo and architect Roger Lewis explore three local design proposals that could alter the cityscape.


    Many Views Of Muhammad, As A Man And As A Prophet

    In her new book The Lives of Muhammad, Boston University professor Kecia Ali discusses the different ways that Muslim and non-Muslim biographers have depicted the prophet over the centuries.

    Chef Ottolenghi Makes The Case For 'Plenty More' Vegetables

    Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi talks with Rachel Martin about the difference between supermarket hummus and Middle Eastern hummus and why he doesn't like to call his cookbooks "vegetarian."

    Will Ebola Impact Midterm Elections?

    Weekend Edition Sunday's new segment, "For the Record," kicks off with politics and Ebola. NPR's Rachel Martin asks NPR's Mara Liasson and Dallas columnist J. Floyd about the politics of the disease.

    Getting Medical Advice Is Often Just A Tap Away

    NPR's Arun Rath speaks with infectious disease specialist and HealthTap member Dr. Jonathan Po about telemedicine and hypochondria in a time of heightened health concern.

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