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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · On Capitol Hill, dogs and their handlers have made the case that all U.S. military dogs should be brought home from war — and treated with the respect they've earned on the battlefield.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
July 23, 2014 | NPR · An uncontacted Amazonian tribe has ended its isolation in Brazil. Fiona Watson, the field and research director for Survival International, explains why this tribal people left its village.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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The Thistle

Jul 23, 2014 — Learn how to inject a Celtic core into your music library that reflects past and present, honors tradition and celebrates the spirit of innovation.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Circumnavigate the world of Celtic music with an Afro-Balkan-Latin-Urban-Country-Celtic fusion hour.
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Jul 9, 2014 — Mary Ann Kennedy joins Fiona Ritchie to discuss her family's album and book project, titled Fonn.
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Jul 2, 2014 — This week, host Fiona Ritchie takes on big sounds created by unusual combinations of instruments. Hear music by Skolvan, Coolfin and others.
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Jun 27, 2014 — Hear Fiona Ritchie's refreshing, hand-picked mix for the beginning of summer. Sounds from rising artists are played alongside old favorites to accompany the beginning of the sunny season.
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Jun 18, 2014 — The long-held traditions of traveling artists shine through in the work of many contemporary musicians. This week's episode features Christy Moore, Ossian and Karine Polwart.
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Jun 11, 2014 — Poetry tells the story this week, with an assortment of tunes inspired by poets' lives and works.
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Jun 6, 2014 — It took centuries for a ballad like "Barbara Allen" to work its way through the British Isles and across the Atlantic. Now the music flows freely back and forth across the Atlantic Ocean.
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May 29, 2014 — What would the Norsemen raiders who occupied northern Scotland and eastern England have made of our haul of Nordic music?
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May 21, 2014 — Rivers run through many of our well-loved and best-known landscapes. Music, old and new, celebrates our rivers as sources of life and of timeless inspirations to song-makers.
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