Cleveland Clinic pharmacist Katie Greenlee talks with Morgan Clay about how he should take his prescriptions when he leaves the hospital. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN/Ideastream hide caption

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Cleveland Hospitals Grapple With Readmission Fines WCPN

The Cleveland Clinic has seen its Medicare penalties go down, while those paid by hospitals that serve many of Cleveland's poorer residents have gone up.

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Emily Neblett, a patient at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., demonstrates circuit pieces from the mobile maker space that are connected by magnets. Noah Nelson/Youth Radio hide caption

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'Maker Space' Allows Kids To Innovate, Learn In The Hospital Youth Radio

At a children's hospital in Nashville, Tenn., a mobile maker space allows patients to share materials and tools to build new things, while also teaching them about math and science.

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With gas prices continuing to fall, most drivers are pocketing some savings. But for people who regularly drive long distances, low fuel costs are a particular boon to the pocketbook. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Economy

For Long-Haul Drivers, Cheap Gas Means A Sweeter Commute

The plunge in gas prices is expected to save the average household about $750 this year. For rural families and others who drive a lot, the savings will likely be even greater.

The white clapboard farmhouse where Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote many of the books in her "Little House" novels still stands in Mansfield, Mo. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Book News & Features

'Little House,' Big Demand: Never Underestimate Laura Ingalls Wilder

Wilder's memoir reveals that she witnessed more violence than you'd ever know from her children's books. The South Dakota State Historical Society can barely keep up with demand for the autobiography.

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Movie Reviews

Full Of Complexity And Ambivalence, 'American Sniper' Shows The Cost Of War

The film about a Navy SEAL whose service in Iraq made him a mythic figure has become a cultural lightning rod. But the squabbles are too simple for a low-key movie striking in its lack of stridency.

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