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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 

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April 17, 2014 | NPR · President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light-years away.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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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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Sense Of Place

Mar 14, 2014 — For today's SXSW Sense of Place, we're live at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. We're meeting an Australian band with an electronic sound that's grown in an organic way.
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Mar 14, 2014 — We're live with today's band from the Four Seasons in Austin for our SXSW Sense of Place. This group's music melds fist-up rock and roll with muscular funk, soul and psychedelia.
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Mar 14, 2014 — The members of this Wisconsin band describe themselves as making "music that straddles Feist and Monty Python."
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Mar 14, 2014 — We are live with the Baltimore duo at the Four Seasons in Austin for our Sense of Place series. We'll talk about their startlingly different new album and how it's altered their "folk band" status.
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Mar 13, 2014 — The Grammy-winning nine-piece Latin funk band specializes in being diverse, from Colombian cumbia to a Black Sabbath tribute. They're in the studio for our Sense of Place series.
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Mar 13, 2014 — The longtime Austin resident and Gospel GRAMMY winner is in the studio today for our Sense of Place series. We'll talk about her hometown and hear a new unreleased song.
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Mar 13, 2014 — A longtime resident and radio personality gives us his take on the music history of Texas — a "groover's paradise," in the words of songwriter Doug Sahm — for this Austin episode of Sense of Place.
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Mar 12, 2014 — We're meeting up with the 2013 Austin Music Awards Best Indie Band at the KUTX studios. You can download their performance of "This Place" from this Sense Of Place episode.
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Mar 12, 2014 — The Black Angels are successfully carrying on Austin's psychedelic rock legacy. We'll hear a set of music from their 2013 album Indigo Meadow. You can download a song from our set today as well.
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Mar 12, 2014 — To find out the best new bands in Austin for our Sense of Place visit, we went to the source at KUTX Radio.
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