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Letters: Cardboard Arcade And Encores

Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish read emails from listeners about encores and a California boy's cardboard arcade.
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The DOJ E-Book Lawsuit: Is It 1934 All Over Again?

The Department of Justice's lawsuit against Apple and five major publishers for e-book price fixing sent shivers through the industry — but Jason Boog says this fraught relationship between American publishers, retailers and the DOJ goes back to the Great Depression.
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The NCAA: Is Membership Worth It?

Following Kentucky's college basketball victory, commentator Frank Deford wonders about the ethics of the NCAA.
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Imagining An Old Timey World With 'InstaVox'

What if there was an app that did for your voice what Instagram does for you photos? We propose InstaVox — an app that takes speech and applies different filters. Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel have more.
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Op-Ed: Court's Ruling Enables Homeless People

In 2011, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction banning Los Angeles police from confiscating and destroying the belongings of homeless people on Skid Row. In the Los Angeles Times, Carol Schatz argues that the ruling, intended to protect the homeless, puts them in greater danger.
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Bosnia Remembers When The World Looked Away

A river of 11,541 empty red chairs flowed through the streets of Sarajevo on Friday, honoring those who died in the Siege of Sarajevo 20 years ago. It might remind us today that while getting involved can be costly, there is also a cost for not acting — in lives.
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Your Letters: Racial Terms And Baseball Legends

A particular phrase we used in last week's coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting prompted many listener comments. Last week we also spoke to baseball legends (and New York Yankees) Yogi Berra and Ron Guidry. Host Scott Simon reads from listeners' letters.

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