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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 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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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 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Feb 19, 2010Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience weighs in on the state of black relationships roundtable and TMM Producer Monika Evstatieva's commentary on McDonald's sponsorship of the Winter Olympics.
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Feb 12, 2010 — Tell Me More host Michel Martin and the program's multi-media producer Lee Hill check through listener feedback and offer updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience weighs in on our recent conversation with Gayle Haggard about her book "Why I Stayed,' which chronicles her decision to remain married to Ted Haggard, the evangelical leader who lost his mega-church ministry in Colorado after he admitted to having an affair with a male prostitute.. We also hear listeners' thoughts about this week's White House's celebration of music from the civil rights movement.
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Jan 29, 2010 — Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience weighs in on former presidential hopeful John Edwards marital woes and whether his transgressions of infidelity say anything about his capacity to lead with integrity as a public figure. Also, hear an update on the controversy surrounding the proposed merger of three historically black colleges in Mississippi.
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Jan 22, 2010 — Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience offers praise and criticism after a conversation with a woman who "came out of the closet" as a Christian to her circle of non-believing friends. Also, some say the many graphic images from the devastating earthquake in Haiti cross the line. And hear an update on the case of a young girl who was allegedly gang raped outside her high school's homecoming dance.
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Jan 8, 2010 — Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience weighs in on whether monogamy is truly possible in romantic relationships and whether the push for parents to volunteer at their kids' schools has reached a point of overkill. Also, hear an update on the man accused of going on a shooting spree last summer at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
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Dec 30, 2009Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and share some of the topics that had listeners speaking out the most in 2009. Hear how conversations on racial identity, domestic violence and even romance captivated the Tell Me More virtual community and compelled listeners to share deeply personal stories from their own life experiences.
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Dec 18, 2009 — Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience weighs in on the woes of golfer Tiger Woods and a blog post by Tell Me More producer Alicia Montgomery on the race of his alleged mistresses. Also, recent guest Michael Crawford, a supporter of same-sex marriage, had strong words earlier this week for the Rev. Harry Jackson, Jr., who opposes gay marriage. In BackTalk, Rev. Jackson responds to Crawford's remarks.
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Dec 4, 2009Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience reacts to a recent report that many Americans are without a bank account. Also, a Tell Me More Facebook friend has strong words for the U.S. Secret Service after party crashers infiltrated the White House.
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Nov 20, 2009 — Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience shares personal stories in reaction to controversial new guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a component of the Department of Health and Human Services. The agency says suggests women can now wait an additional 10 years before getting an annual mammogram.
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Nov 10, 2009 — Tell Me More host Michel Martin and Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations heard on the program. This week, the audience reacts to the gruesome discovery in the home of a man in Cleveland. Also, a recent commentary by Martin exploring whether President Obama is sexist when it comes to his penchant for sports prompted listeners to weigh in with their two-cents.
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