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Poet Lore Magazine

Poet Lore Magazine is celebrating 125 years in print from its base in Bethesda, Maryland. The magazine vets submissions from around the world and has published poets known - Paul Dunbar and Natasha Trethewey - and unknown alike over the years. We talk to co-editor Jody Bolz about the history of the publication and the role of poetry in modern lives.

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Remembering Hollywood 'Ghost Singer' Marni Nixon

Nixon, who died on Sunday, was a classically trained actress who mostly worked behind the scenes. She dubbed vocals for many films, including My Fair Lady. Originally broadcast in 2001.
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Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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Campaign For Universal Health Care In Colorado Seeks Bernie Sanders' Help

An initiative on the state's November ballot would establish a single-payer health plan. Supporters hope to lure Sanders to help get out the vote.
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Uber Hasn't Had An Effect On Drunken-Driving Deaths, Study Finds

A new study of data from 100 U.S. cities finds access to apps for ride-sharing services has not led to a decrease in alcohol-related traffic fatalities.

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