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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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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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