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The Decline Of Driving

The cult of the car may be waning, according a new report that says Americans are driving less than in the past. After 60 years of steady growth in the number of "vehicle miles traveled," the figures turned a corner. Now we're driving fewer miles each year, not more. We'll explore how the economy, the Internet and the rise of the Millennials are fueling the decline of driving.

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Long Before Burning Man, Zozobra Brought Fire And Redemption To The Desert

For decades, residents in Santa Fe, N.M., have gathered to burn a massive puppet — but only after stuffing it with symbols of their woes. It's a way to release the past year's sadness and start anew.
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Sunday Sports: Baseball Season Stats

As the baseball season enters the homestretch, Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast shares obscure baseball stats and somewhat dubious accomplishments with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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If The FCC Gets It Way, This App Could Change The Way You Watch TV And Save Dollars

Michel Martin chats with NPR's Washington correspondent Brian Naylor about the FCC's scheduled vote this week on a proposal that could one day save cable subscribers money.
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If The FCC Gets It Way, This App Could Change The Way You Watch TV And Save Dollars

Michel Martin chats with NPR's Washington correspondent Brian Naylor about the FCC's scheduled vote this week on a proposal that could one day save cable subscribers money.

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