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World Radio Day: Share Your Story

UNESCO declared Feb. 13 World Radio Day to recognize the crucial role radio plays in organizing and informing communities. To celebrate the day, we'd like to hear from our listeners: What's the radio moment that changed your life?
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Life's Traumas Won't Stop Kenyan Author Ngugi

One of Kenya's most famous citizens is author and professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o. His criticism of that nation's post-colonial government led to his arrest and eventual exile. But he says he can't be knocked down. Host Michel Martin talks with Ngugi about his new memoir, In the House of the Interpreter.
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Architecture For The Rest Of Us

Public interest design emphasizes a "triple bottom line" that incorporates ecological, economic and social issues in the planning process. We speak to professionals in the field who'd like to see the trend grow.

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U.N. Aid Reaches Camp In Northern Syria

For the first time, the Syrian government has agreed to allow some humanitarian aid to be delivered by the United Nations. That is aid that goes to rebel-held areas. The process is cumbersome.
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U.K. Slaughterhouses Raided As Europe's Horse Meat Scandal Widens

The scandal has shown just how long and winding the food chain really is, and how little oversight is exercised within Europe's open borders. In Britain, local butchers are among the beneficiaries of this crisis.
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A Murder Deepens Tunisia's Political Crisis

The killing of Chokri Belaid, a prominent politician and human rights activist, is pitting Tunisians against each other. Just two years after overthrowing a dictator, Tunisians are increasingly divided over their government and the country's future.
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Seeking A Glimpse Of Immortality In The Waters Of India's Holy Rivers

Hindus in India are celebrating the 55-day-long Kumbh Mela, the world's biggest religious festival. An estimated 100 million pilgrims are expected to gather, pray and bathe in the waters at the confluence of three sacred rivers.

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