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Letters: Burial Of Boston Bombing Suspect

Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish read emails from listeners about an undertaker who believes slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev should still receive a proper burial.
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Sandwich Monday: Fried Peanut Butter And Banana

Peter Sagal's in New York, so what did he go get for this week's Sandwich Monday? A classic New York hot dog? A pastrami sandwich from 2nd Avenue Deli? No, a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich.
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Op-Ed: How Favoritism Is Driving Minority Unemployment

Job seekers often rely on friends, family members and other connections to land jobs. Nancy DiTomaso, professor at Rutgers Business School, explains her research that shows that such seemingly harmless favoritism in networking is driving black unemployment in the U.S.
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Week In Politics: Jobs Report, Guantanamo

Melissa Block talks to political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor at the National Review. They discuss jobs numbers, and Guantanamo.
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The Future Is Here! Is It 1950?

Commentator Andrei Codrescu says he knew the future was back when he saw a headline in Smithsonian Magazine. In his mind he imagines a sinister-something that does everything we want for us. He has been against this faux device since he was born.
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After Years Of Hiding, 'Walking In Love' As Transgender

For decades, Alexis Martinez, born Arthur, had to mask her transgender identity by "being as macho as I could be." But in a visit to StoryCorps, she tells her daughter how, with her family's acceptance, she's finally been able to live as a woman full-time.
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Letters: Fight On Everest, Jason Collins' Coming Out

Audie Cornish and Melissa Block read emails from listeners about a fight on Mount Everest, the coming-out of NBA center Jason Collins and an app that uses ambient noises to help you sleep.
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For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down

Dr. Gregory McGriff, a black doctor in a largely white community, says gaining his patients' trust requires him to spend more time and "communicate a little bit more" than his white colleagues. He says that disparity, while seeming unfair, has helped to make him a better doctor.

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