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Bringing Poetry And High Culture To Sao Paulo's Periphery

Apr 19, 2014 (Weekend Edition Saturday) — Poetry in an unlikely place: In a grim urban shanty town in the middle of Sao Paulo, budding poets from the poorest sections of Brazilian society get together weekly to compose and recite poetry.

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NCAA Beats 'Strategic Retreat' On Food Rules For Student-Athletes

Apr 19, 2014 (Weekend Edition Saturday) — The NCAA is facing scrutiny for how it treats student-athletes. NPR's Wade Goodwyn talks to columnist New York Times Joe Nocera about changes the organization made this week.

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'House Of Cards' Threatens To Ditch Baltimore For Chicago

by Alison Cuddy
Apr 19, 2014 (Weekend Edition Saturday / Chicago Public Radio) — Tax credits have long been used to attract film and TV productions. But with the loss of revenue, critics of the practice say those investments are not worth it.

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'Say Anything,' Still Full Of Guileless Affection

Apr 19, 2014 (Weekend Edition Saturday / Chicago Public Radio) — Monday marks the 25th anniversary of Cameron Crowe's Say Anything. A look back at the seminal teen flick reveals a surprisingly deep and romantic story.

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Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

Apr 19, 2014 (Weekend Edition Saturday / Chicago Public Radio) — A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

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