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Weekend Edition Saturday wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon.
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Saturday Sports: Andrew Luck, Tyler Skaggs

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

A tragic death and a surprise retirement are shaking faith in football while upstarts are playing legends in tennis. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Michele Steele.

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Trial Date Set For 5 Charged In Sept. 11 Attacks

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

More than a decade after being arraigned, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other Sept. 11 defendants have a trial date.

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Dairy Farmers Hurt By Trade War

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

Exports of U.S. dairy products to China have dropped more than 50% because of the trade war. The U.S. is losing out at a time when Chinese consumers are eating more cheese and drinking more milk.

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Week In Politics

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

We have a recap on the week in politics.

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UK Biobank Requires Earth's Geneticists To Cooperate, Not Compete

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

A project that shares medical information from 500,000 volunteers is driving innovative research around the world. The richness of the database means scientists are motivated to make it even better.

(Image credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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Art Heists Recounted In 'Stealing The Show'

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to John Barelli, who ran security at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, about his new book, Stealing the Show: A History of Art and Crime in Six Thefts.

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Valerie Harper, Rhoda On 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' Dies At 80

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

Valerie Harper, best known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, died Friday in Los Angeles. She was 80.

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What Dorian Means For Florida Oranges

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Ellis Hunt, chairman of the Florida Citrus Commission, about preparations for Hurricane Dorian.

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Economy Update

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

NPR's Scott Simon checks in on the economy with U.S. economist Tiffany Wilding of PIMCO investment managers.

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Natasha Bedingfield On 'Roll With Me'

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

"Unwritten" by Natasha Bedingfield was the most-played song on U.S. radio in 2006. Now Bedingfield is out with her fourth album, Roll with Me. She talks with NPR's Scott Simon.

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The Journey To '10,000 Balconies'

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

A Syrian playwright wanted to write a love story based on Romeo and Juliet. Set in Damascus. Performed in Arkansas. After a three-year ordeal, the production comes to stage this weekend.

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Breaking Down Opioid Settlements

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Michelle Mello of Stanford Law School about how legally liable manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers can be for abuse of their products.

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A Brief History Of Labor Day

Sat, 08/31/2019 - 8:19am

NPR's Scott Simon asks writer A.J. Jacobs about the history of Labor Day and the labor movement.

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Joan Shelley On Her Musical Love Letter To Kentucky

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 8:30am

Folk musician Joan Shelley talks with Scott Simon about her album Like the River Loves the Sea, a love letter to her home state of Kentucky.

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'Derry Girls' Is A Hit In Northern Ireland

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 8:30am

Derry Girls on Netflix is about teenagers in the '90s during The Troubles in Northern Ireland. It's a comedy. Locals in Londonderry love it and they tell us why.

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NAHJ President On Returning Fox News Money

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 8:30am

NPR's Scott Simon asks National Association of Hispanic Journalists President Hugo Balta why the organization is refusing a donation from Fox News.

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The Human Chain Of The Baltic Way

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 8:30am

Thirty years ago, 2 million people in the Baltic states made a human chain to demand independence from the Soviet Union. Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians remembered the chain Friday.

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Tattoo Taints Larry Bird Mural

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 8:30am

Basketball great Larry Bird is getting tattoo removal, or at least a mural of him is. Bird objected to a depiction of him on an Indianapolis building sporting what looked like multiple tattoos.

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Saturday Sports: College Football, Carli Lloyd

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 8:30am

Football season is nearly here, and the Cleveland Browns are looking good.

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Tariffs And The Footwear Industry

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 8:30am

Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America head Matt Priest tells NPR's Scott Simon about his industry's reaction to the trade war with China.

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