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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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University Of Wisconsin Aims To Preserve Nearly Century-Old Public Radio

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

WHA, the oldest public radio station in the country, is digitizing recordings dating to the 1920s as part of a project called "Preserving Rural and Women's Programming on Wisconsin Public Radio."

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Democrats Campaign At Breweries

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

For the 2020 presidential campaign, diners are out and breweries are in as a favored campaign stop.

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Saturday Sports: Toronto Raptors, Women's World Cup

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

The NBA and NHL are in the middle of finals, while the Women's World Cup begins. NPR's Scott Simon talks to ESPN's Howard Bryant.

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Huawei Accused Of Technology Theft

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

Huawei has become one of the world's biggest manufacturers of cellphones and high-end telecom equipment. Its rise has come with multiple accusations of technology theft.

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Understanding AirDrop 'Crossfire'

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Atlantic writer Taylor Lorenz about the phenomenon of teens using AirDrop to share memes and pictures with each other and, sometimes, unwitting strangers.

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Republican Women And Abortion

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that men and women hold similar views on abortion overall, but Republican women are more opposed to abortion rights than Republican men.

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Trump Calls Off Tariffs On Mexico

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

The U.S. and Mexico have reached an agreement to avert tariffs that would have hurt Mexican farmers. Farmers who rely on sales to the U.S. say they are tired of being pawns in the political tussle.

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How Kentucky Keeps Horse Racing Deaths Secret

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

When a thoroughbred dies on a Kentucky racetrack, it's almost impossible to learn the circumstances of the death because the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission keeps the information largely secret.

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Texas Valedictorian Says Her Speech Was Cut

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Rooha Haghar of Dallas, Texas, why her high school valedictory address was cut short and what she wanted to say to her classmates.

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Exhibit Highlights Women's Role In D-Day Operation

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

A new exhibit near the site of the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, highlights the contributions of female service members and spies.

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Turkey's Journalists Work Under Threat Of Jail

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

In Turkey, pressure to control the free press comes in the form of jail time and court proceedings that stretch on and on.

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Checking Facts In Nonfiction

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

Authors, not publishers, are responsible for the accuracy of nonfiction books. Every now and then a controversy over a high-profile book provokes discussion about whether that policy should change.

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'Something To Hold': Why This Self-Produced Jazz Singer Made A Physical CD In 2019

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 8:31am

Los Angeles-based jazz vocalist Judy Wexler recently released her fifth album, Crowded Heart. Why, in the age of streaming, did she choose to release it solely as a CD?

(Image credit: Jeff Fasano/Courtesy of the artist)

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Virginia Beach Shooting Update

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 12:11pm

NPR's Bobby Allyn reports from the scene on the latest in the mass shooting, which claimed the lives of 12 people.

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Virginia Beach Shooting Victims Named

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 12:11pm

NPR's Scott Simon reads the names of the known 12 victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Officials Name 12 People Killed In Virginia Beach

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 9:41am

City officials have named the 12 people killed in a shooting in Virginia Beach, Va., Friday.

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Opinion: To Fight Anti-Semitism, German Tabloid Prints Cut-Out Kippah

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 9:33am

A German official said that because of a recent increase in attacks, he couldn't recommend Jews wear the kippah "at every time and place." So daily newspaper Bild ran a do-it-yourself paper kippah.

(Image credit: Jens Meyer/AP)

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What It's Like To Hear Paul McCartney In Liverpool

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 8:48am

Lucia Benavides and her mother, Ida, both say that listening to the music of the Beatles at home in Buenos Aires was formative for them.

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What Mexican Tariffs Would Mean For Retail

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 8:48am

President Trump's proposed tariffs on nearly all goods coming across the border from Mexico escalate quickly and are expected to push up prices on consumer goods in the U.S.

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Saturday Sports: NBA Finals, French Open

Sat, 06/01/2019 - 8:48am

The NBA Finals have had a surprising start, there are calls for safety nets at MLB games, and the French Open continues.

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