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Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories of freshman year discoveries, only one of which is true.
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Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Amazon Precog, Higher Office, and Cereal Buzzkiller.
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Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: The Lesser of Two Evils, Your Wedding's in Good Hands, and From the Icebox to Your Inbox
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
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Prediction

Our panelists predict what will be the big surprise at President Obama's State of the Union.
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American University Of Afghanistan Rocked By Kabul Bombing

When a suicide bomber and gunmen attacked a popular restaurant in Kabul on Jan. 17, two of those who died worked for the American University of Afghanistan. Their deaths have shaken the young campus, which has been largely immune from violence. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks to the university's president, C. Michael Smith, about how the bombing has affected both students and faculty.
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Brushing Off The Mockery, Curlers Push For Olympic Glory

It's difficult to find a sport more maligned than curling, but curlers say that's changing. NPR's Jacki Lyden talks with Paul Savage, a formerly overweight Canadian curling champion who took home an Olympic medal at age 50. These days, the sport is more about fitness than it is about the beer.
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Aid Organizations Hope Talks Lead To Mobility In Syria

Fighting in Syria has internally displaced some 4 million people, and aid has only reached half of them. Humanitarian groups hope the talks in Geneva will allow them to get more aid into the country. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with Khaled Erksoussi, the head of operations for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent.
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Brief Meeting Still Significant For Syria Talks

There were signs of progress at the Syria peace conference Saturday after the government and the opposition agreed to meet in the same room for the first time. Reporter Deborah Amos shares the latest from the talks in Geneva with NPR's Jacki Lyden.
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Student Is Shot And Killed At S.C. State University

The shooting took place at a dormitory around 1:30 p.m. The Orangeburg, S.C., campus was locked down for hours afterward; a search for the suspects is still underway off-campus, officials said.

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