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Toni Morrison Stuck In Traffic

Author Toni Morrison got swallowed up by a Manhattan traffic jam this morning.

But don’t worry, she’ll join us on Friday.

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  • J__o__h__n

    Take the subway on Friday.

    • Ashbrook is Phenom

      Ouch! Your words be daggers

      • http://chondeal.com/ khuyen mai

        Yah, me too

  • Ellen Dibble

    Hear, hear.  I had to miss yesterday’s second hour.  I’m in luck!

  • Al Siroisduplessis

    she could not even be on time for a one hour book promotion?

  • Mike B

    In Lincoln, NE where I live bicycle commuting has been pushed the last 2-3 years and it’s working.  Lincoln was already a huge bicycle commuting city but even more so now.  I find that commuting year-round by bike relieves stress, provides for a better quality of life and is super easy on the transportation budget.

    The idea that one can’t commute because they need to wear nice clothes or they don’t want to be sweaty is a falsehood, before my Dad retired he commuted by bike to work and within an hour of getting there he has someone heart open operating on them…Anyone can do it, you just have to want to.

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Aug 21, 2014
In this November 2012, file photo, posted on the website freejamesfoley.org, shows American journalist James Foley while covering the civil war in Aleppo, Syria. In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. (AP)

An American is beheaded. We’ll look at the ferocity of ISIS, and what to do about it.

Aug 21, 2014
Jen Joyce, a community manager for the Uber rideshare service, works on a laptop before a meeting of the Seattle City Council, Monday, March 17, 2014, at City Hall in Seattle. (AP)

We’ll look at workers trying to live and make a living in the age of TaskRabbit and computer-driven work schedules.

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Aug 20, 2014
In this Oct. 21, 2013 file photo, a monarch butterfly lands on a confetti lantana plant in San Antonio. A half-century ago Monarch butterflies, tired, hungry and bursting to lay eggs, found plenty of nourishment flying across Texas. Native white-flowering balls of antelope milkweed covered grasslands, growing alongside nectar-filled wildflowers. But now, these orange-and-black winged butterflies find mostly buildings, manicured lawns and toxic, pesticide-filled plants. (AP)

This year’s monarch butterfly migration is the smallest ever recorded. We’ll ask why. It’s a big story. Plus: how climate change is creating new hybridized species.

 
Aug 20, 2014
A man holds his hands up in the street after a standoff with police Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. (AP)

A deep read on Ferguson, Missouri and what we’re seeing about race, class, hope and fear in America.

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Your (Weird? Wonderful? Wacky?) Roommate Stories
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

We asked, and you delivered: some of the best roommate stories from across our many listener input channels.

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Our Week In The Web (August 15, 2014)
Friday, Aug 15, 2014

On Pinterest, Thomas the Tank Engine and surprising population trends from around the country. Also, words on why we respond to your words, tweets and Facebook posts.

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Nickel Creek Plays Three Songs LIVE For On Point
Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Nickel Creek shares three live (well, mostly) tracks from their interview with On Point Radio.

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