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Aug 29, 2014 — A federal court will hear a challenge to the Texas voter ID law next week. It's an important and closely-watched voting rights case that could end up in the Supreme Court.
Aug 29, 2014 — The "gay Mardi Gras" kicks off its 43rd year tomorrow. We speak with a bar owner who's been involved in it for about a decade.
Aug 29, 2014 — Google's new "paperless classroom" is winning fans in teachers for its efficiency, but some worry about student privacy.
Aug 29, 2014 — This weekend's competition in Wisconsin is a bit more intense than the one in your grade school gym class.
Aug 29, 2014 — WBUR's Martha Bebinger reports on a new smartphone app that's helping people who are transitioning to change the pitch of their voice.
Aug 29, 2014 — Israel's recurring wars with its Arab neighbors have resulted in a weapons industry that keeps coming up with new technologies, which can then be sold abroad.
Aug 29, 2014 — The airline has been losing ground for years, but the economic picture worsened in 2014 after two of its planes crashed in five months.
Aug 29, 2014 — Novelist and Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen writes with passion about the state he loves. His book, Bad Monkey, is an offbeat murder mystery set in Key West. Originally broadcast June 13, 2013.
Aug 29, 2014 — The 68-year-old film director hitchhiked from Baltimore to San Francisco for his book Carsick. He says hitchhiking is "the worst beauty regimen ever." Originally broadcast June 10.
Aug 29, 2014 — NPR's Dina Temple-Raston discusses her reporting on Americans who have gone to fight in Syria and Iraq.