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Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

When we say ‘rain,’ you say ‘…?’ (Here’s what you really said when we said ‘rain.’)

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The members of Flor de Toloache pose in the Argot Studios in New York City on Friday, April 17, 2015 (Argot Studios / Paul Ruest)
Posted on Friday, April 17, 2015

Fantastic live tracks from the amazing women of Flor de Toloache.

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A semi-truck full of bees overturned on Washington state's I-5, spilling millions of angry bees out into the roadway in the early morning hours. (Kiro TV)
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Interactions on Facebook, campaign time begins and a truck full of bees.

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Matt Resnik, a  young man with autism, helps run his own biscotti making company in his home. (Courtesy SMILE Biscotti /  Phoenix Magazine)
Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015

Stories of autism care for adults from our callers and, maybe, from you, too.

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This April 13, 2014 file photo shows The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building Washington. Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP)
Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Celebrate filling your taxes today (or last week, or last month, etc.) with a few of our many hours on tax policy, tax season and tax dodging.

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A view of an active garden in warmer seasons. (Rudolf Vlcek / Flickr)
Posted on Friday, April 10, 2015

Hudson Valley Seed Library owner Ken Greene helps you find your green thumb as spring starts to start to arrive around the country.

 
President Barack Obama waves goodbye as he boards Air Force One in Jamaica. (Pete Souza / The White House)
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Comment moderation, presidential rainbows and the creepy gif action of the Boston Globe’s #MostStylishBostonians feature.

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The New Yorker's Mary Norris, the self-described 'Comma Queen,' wears a crown made of commas at a recent magazine party in her honor. (Silvia Killingsworth / Twitter)
Posted on Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Comma Queen is in, and she’s got the answers to a few of your grammar and spelling questions.

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On Point producer Abigail Collins shows off her freshly prepared cut black olives. (Robin Lubbock / WBUR)
Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Three delicious Italian recipes from the nonnas of Enoteca Maria — and the On Point producers who prepared the food for ours how.

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Three different cast members play the protagonist in the Broadway adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir, "Fun Home." (From L: Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas and Emily Skeggs). (Courtesy "Fun Home")
Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015

Renowned comic artist Alison Bechdel explains how a Broadway adaptation of her “tragicomic” family memoir, “Fun Home,” is almost an ode to her theatre-loving parents.

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Jul 31, 2015
Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, second from left, appears before Judge Megan Shanahan at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. Tensing pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter. (AP)

A new police murder charge and a black man dead in Ohio. Iran Deal heat and Huckabee. Malaysia Air. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP)

Canned lion hunts and the fate of big game in Africa, after the outrage over Cecil.

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In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP)

Canned lion hunts and the fate of big game in Africa, after the outrage over Cecil.

 
Jul 31, 2015
Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, second from left, appears before Judge Megan Shanahan at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. Tensing pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter. (AP)

A new police murder charge and a black man dead in Ohio. Iran Deal heat and Huckabee. Malaysia Air. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Our Week In The Web: July 31, 2015
Friday, Jul 31, 2015

A regular reminder that RTs are not endorsements, links have specific authorship and patience is a virtue.

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Q & A: Scott Walker On The Iran Deal, Huckabee Comments
Monday, Jul 27, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker explains his opposition to the Iran Deal, his record of statewide electoral victory and why he feels he’s set to win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination.

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Q & A: Carly Fiorina On Trump, Sexism, And Being Cut From The GOP Debate
Monday, Jul 27, 2015

Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of computer giant Hewlett-Packard, joined guest host John Harwood to talk Donald Trump, the upcoming Republican candidate debate and sexism in modern life.

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