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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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Musical 'East Of The River' Examines A Gentrifying Anacostia

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 10:00am

Set amid a theoretical debate about a potential Whole Foods arriving in the historically underserved Washington, D.C. neighborhood, the musical looks at the good and the bad of gentrification.

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Looking At Photographer George Rodriguez

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

Photographer George Rodriguez has chronicled a visual history of Los Angeles over his multidecade career. His work is being celebrated in a new book as well as his first retrospective.

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Ottawa Bird Eggs Get Moved

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

Construction of the Ottawa Bluesfest's main stage was briefly halted by a nest of eggs, tended by a protected bird. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Monika Melichar who relocated the eggs.

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HUD And National Book Foundation Work To Promote Reading In Public Housing

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

The National Book Foundation has partnered with the Department of Housing and Urban Development on a literacy program aimed at getting books into the hands of kids and adults living in public housing.

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Saturday Sports: LeBron James, Serena Williams

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about this week's sports news.

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The EU, Merkel And Migration

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

EU leaders have agreed on measures to vet migrants and restrict their movements. Will this satisfy Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition partner and prevent Germany's government from collapsing?

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Capital Gazette Employees Remembered At Vigil

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

In Annapolis, Md., last night, residents held a candlelight vigil to remember the five employees killed at the Capital Gazette newsroom Thursday.

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DOJ Says Government Can Hold Families For Longer Than 20 Days

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

The government says it will hold migrant families longer than 20 days, according to a court filing from the Department of Justice Friday.

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The Week In Washington

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

It was another big news week in Washington, with several key Supreme Court decisions and Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.

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Remembering Poet Donald Hall

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

Donald Hall, a former poet laureate of the United States, died last Saturday, at the age of 89. NPR's Scott Simon reads one of Hall's poems, "September Ode."

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Hearing From New American Citizens This Independence Day

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

It's almost the Fourth of July. We reached out on social media to folks who recently became American citizens to find out what the holiday means to them.

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Seattle Bans Most Plastic Straws In Restaurants

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

Seattle's straw ban starts July 1st, so it's time for the city to face a new life without plastic straws.

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LA Homeless Shelters Face Opposition

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is allocating $20 million to house the homeless in temporary shelters spread across 15 council districts. But the first few sites picked are already facing opposition.

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Efforts To Close The Gender Pay Gap In Massachusetts

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act goes into effect on Sunday. NPR's Scott Simon talks with the mayor of Boston, Martin Walsh, about the city's efforts to close the gender wage gap.

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The Left's Political Strategy Now

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

The resignation of Justice Anthony Kennedy has set off a political struggle. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Brian Fallon of Demand Justice about the strategy on the left.

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The Origins Of ICE

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 8:13am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bo Cooper, former general counsel for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, about the origins of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Representing Detained Migrants

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:55am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with immigration lawyer Erika Pinheiro about representing detained migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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A Story Of Twins Reunited After Death

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:55am

Twin brothers killed in Europe during World War II were separated in death. One was buried above Omaha Beach and the other in an cemetery in Belgium. Their remains will soon rest together in Normandy.

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Saturday Sports: The World Cup

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:55am

We have the latest on the ongoing World Cup in Russia.

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How A Small Business Is Handling Steel Tariffs

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:55am

Scott Simon speaks to Jeff Padnos, a small business owner in Michigan, about how recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum are affecting his family's scrap recycling business.

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