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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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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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