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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts recently met on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to try to work through issues that have been building up ever since Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
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August 27, 2014 | NPR · Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
 
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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Behind the Curtain at TMM

Jan 31, 2012Tell Me More shares highlights from Tuesday's broadcast in Detroit, Mich.
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Aug 3, 2011 — Michel Martin will bring the heat when she hosts a special LIVE broadcast of Tell Me More on Friday August 5, 2011 from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) conference in Philadelphia.
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Apr 25, 2011 — The editors of Tell Me More offer clarification related to the program's coverage - and, more specifically, a recent interview - focusing on a controversial new biography of the late civil rights leader Malcolm X.
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Nov 23, 2010 — Guest blogger Arsalan Iftikhar tells how participating in a recent NPR StoryCorps project sealed a special bond between him and his dad.
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Nov 11, 2010Tell Me More's Lee Hill offers a preview of Friday's program. On the agenda: political infighting, listener reactions to the film For Colored Girls and former president George W. Bush's new memoir.
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Nov 3, 2010Tell Me More Senior Supervising Editor Portia Robertson Migas writes about the adventures of taking the show on the road.
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Nov 2, 2010 — Host Michel Martin and the staff of Tell Me More are taking the show on the road.
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Oct 22, 2010 — Guest blogger Jimi Izrael responds to fired NPR Analyst Juan Williams' remarks that suggest his ouster had something to do with his race. Izrael says, while he doesn't think skin color is the reason Williams was let go, he doesn't believe it helped.
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Oct 11, 2010 — As Tell Me More host Michel Martin prepares to receive an award for her commentary series, Can I Just Tell You?, she admits that she never imagined her opinion would matter.
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Oct 4, 2010 — NPR's Brakkton Booker was on hand in Philadelphia Sunday for one of the most anticipated moments in sports - the return of NFL star Donovan McNabb, as a Washington Redskin, to his old turf to face off against his former team, the Philadelphia Eagles.
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