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Undecided Hispanic Voters
Reporter: Maria Paz Hermosilla / Producer: Tamara Robinson

Positive Force DC: Activism, Punk Rock Style
Reporter/Producer: Susan Leem

Behind the Scenes at NPR
Did you ever wonder how some of public radio's best-known voices got their start? NPR newscaster Corey Flintoff started his radio career at bilingual station in a remote Alaska town. He even learned to do the station identification in Yupik, an Eskimo language.
Reporter: Cat McDonald / Producer: Dana Maier
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D.C. Sewer Overflows
When rain falls on the nation's capital, raw sewage spills into local rivers. Fixing the problem will cost over a billion dollars. Reporter: Raul Moreno / Producer: Claudine LoMonaco
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Finding Love on the Internet
Reporter: Elizabeth Arenas / Producer: Julie Yen

Man Outside the Black Cat
Reporter/Producer: Margaret Kelley

Movieokie
At the Den of Cin in New York City, film lovers enjoy movies, karaoke-style.
Reporter: Craig Tello / Producer: Casey Parkin

Low Rate of HIV/AIDS in Senegal
Reporter: Amie McLain / Producer: Christina Houghton
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National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian opens in September 2004. This story explores how the museum is seen through the Native perspective.
Reporter: Kaeleen McGuire / Producers: Elyssa Back and Sze Hui

Arab-American Comedians
Arab-American comedians use humor to change perceptions about their community.
Reporter: Josh Payne / Producer: Sunny Khemlani

Ephemera: Objects Left Behind in Used Books
Would you ever believe that your to-do list could captivate a stranger? Perhaps if you were famous. But even if you're not, a surprising number of people recognize these little pieces of our lives as an opportunity to connect, cry and laugh with one another.
Reporter: Maria Martina Castro / Producers: Emilia Stefanczyk and Julie Yen

Bemoaning the End of the Phish Road Trip
Although their summer tour was almost entirely sold out, the jam-band Phish will call it quits after their August performances. Commentator Alison Klayman recalls her first Phish experience and acknowledges the end of an era for the band's "phans." Commentator/Producer: Alison Klayman
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Life Lessons and the Argentine Tango
Reporter: Sierra Ferguson / Producer: Jen Pearl
A mother and daughter journey to Buenos Aires to learn the tango -- but they leave knowing much more than the dance.
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Web Exclusives


Worm Factory
Hear thousands of worms squirming through garbage at a New Jersey factory. These wriggling creatures may hold the key to big bucks....
Reporter: Danielle Ivory / Producer: Jenny Asarnow
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The Business of Being a Psychic
Reporter: Dana Maier / Producer: Deirdre Connors

Immigrants and the American Dream
Reporter/Producer: Rebecca Ekpe

Commentary: Craigslist.org
Julia Taylor explores the Craig's List craze, and finds that online classifieds are not all they're cut out to be.
Commentator/Producer: Julia Taylor
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L.A. on $50 and a Tank of Gas
Reporter: Sabrina Ford / Producer: Julie Yen
Hear about a weekend in Los Angeles, Calif., tailored to fit a college student's budget. It's not quite "The Fabulous Life," but it'll do.




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