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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 18, 2014 | NPR · It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
 
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April 18, 2014 | NPR · Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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The Thistle

Apr 16, 2014 — Today's show features great solo artists and duos in uncluttered acoustic arrangements.
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Apr 10, 2014 — Stay connected to music's roots with artists who resist the digital perfection of the studio.
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Apr 3, 2014 — Meet the legendary Scottish musician, producer and broadcaster. Today, we'll hear music over the course of his decades-long career in the folk scene connecting Celtic and American song traditions.
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Mar 26, 2014 — Fiona Ritchie hand-picks the best new spring sounds from rising artists, along with the latest from some perennial favorites.
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Mar 19, 2014 — Join Fiona Ritchie at The Swannanoa Gathering in the mountains of North Carolina for a conversational and musical encounter with Irish American singer and songwriter Cathie Ryan.
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Mar 12, 2014 — Our music this week sings of wild and unspoiled landscapes and challenges us to preserve them.
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Mar 5, 2014 — Hear songs from recent albums by North American artists expanding the reach of Celtic roots music.
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Feb 26, 2014 — There are many songs commemorating the landmarks that span our rivers and railways. Music is our bridge across time and place and our way to connect with one another.
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Feb 19, 2014 — Contributions by acoustic and electric bass to Celtic music are subtle, imaginative and, with players like Alain Genty, firmly in the foreground.
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Feb 12, 2014 — From festival commissions for traditional instruments to new songs from emerging singer-songwriter talent, this week we uncover a wealth of recently composed gems.
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