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    Your Turn: Earthquake Anniversary Edition

    We take a listen back to the earthquake that rocked the region a year ago today. And, as we pack our bags for Tampa and Charlotte, where we'll be covering the political conventions, we ask what stories you want to hear from those cities. It's your turn to weigh in on those and other stories in the headlines.

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    In 'Transparent,' Transgender Issues Are A Family Affair

    Amazon Studios' Transparent features a slate of well-known actors playing a family dealing with the revelation that the person they'd known as Mort, their father, is a transgender woman.
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    Syrup Induces Pumpkin-Spiced Fever Dreams

    Hugh Merwin, an editor at Grub Street, bought a 63-ounce jug of pumpkin spice syrup and put it in just about everything he ate for four days. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, it did not go well.
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    Congress Uses Recent Issues To Attack NFL's Tax Exempt Status

    Domestic violence and child abuse allegations against NFL stars have put the country's most-watched sports league in the congressional spotlight.
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    Cellphones In Class Are No Problem In One Maryland School District

    An Eastern Shore school district is allowing teachers to treat students' cellphones, tables and laptops as a resource rather than a nuisance.

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