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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.
 

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April 15, 2014 | NPR · One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.
 
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April 15, 2014 | WBUR · At last year's Boston Marathon, Carol Downing was just half a mile from the finish line when bombs exploded and injured two of her daughters. This year, she's returning to complete the race.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.
 

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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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sandwich monday

Apr 7, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we take a detour to haute cuisine and try a snail sausage sandwich. Publican Quality Meats takes its pork sausage recipe and adds snail meat and lots of butter.
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Mar 31, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we sample the long-awaited Taco Bell Breakfast Menu. Its centerpiece is a celebratory wedding of waffles and tacos.
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Mar 24, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Department of Defense's imitation McRib. It's an MRE, Pork Rib flavor. "This meal disgusts me more before 8 a.m. than most meals disgust me all day."
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Feb 24, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a delicacy from Potbelly Sandwich Shop's "secret menu." It's called the "Wrecking Ball," and it does not disappoint.
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Dec 9, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the seasonal Pecan Pie-flavored Pringles. It's the holidays in a can!
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Dec 2, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try Burger King's copycat burger, the Big King, which looks and tastes suspiciously like a McDonald's Big Mac.
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Nov 25, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the "Love Sandwich," inspired by a sandwich Oprah makes for Stedman. Will it be one of our Favorite Things?
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Nov 18, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich from the "IHOP At Home" line of frozen foods. All the charms of IHOP without having to put on pants.
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Oct 28, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try lard bread, which is even more appetizing than it sounds. Mostly found in Brooklyn, it's soon to be found inside us.
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Oct 21, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Two Bagger from Lucky's Sandwich Co. in Chicago. Weirdly, it was delivered in just one bag.
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