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Bluesman 'Honeyboy' Edwards Has Died

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One Record, Two Hits And A Rock 'n' Roll Revolution

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World Art Managers Find New Funding Models In D.C.

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Free Concerts: In Washington D.C., They Happen 365 Days A Year

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George Pelecanos' 17 crime novels take place in and around Washington, D.C. Pelecanos has also written for HBO's The Wire and Treme, which take place in Baltimore and New Orleans, but he says his novels will always be set in D.C. Mai-Trang Dang via Flickr hide caption

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Taking On Crime In A Racially Divided D.C.

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Cellist Sara Page (center, right) rehearses with the World Youth Symphony Orchestra at Interlochen Arts Camp. Page is among the campers who made an exceptional effort to raise funds to attend the camp this year. Sam Oldenburg for NPR hide caption

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Enterprising Young Musicians On The Road To Interlochen

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Baya shows Arthur a scrapbook of former "fascists" she's converted to her left-wing causes by sleeping with them. Music Box Films hide caption

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Polar Opposites Attract, And Reflect History

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Peter Folk poses as his famed character, Lt. Columbo, in the detective television series Columbo. NBC/AP hide caption

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Peter Falk, TV's Legendary 'Columbo,' Dies At 83

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Kansas Cuts Public Funding For The Arts

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Oprah Winfrey's departure this week from her long-running TV show leaves a gaping hole in daytime television. Peter Wynn Thompson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Oh, The Void Oprah Leaves Behind

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Idina Menzel (left) and Kristin Chenoweth of Wicked perform during the 58th Annual Tony Awards. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images hide caption

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Oprah And 'Glee' Say Goodbye With Something 'Wicked'

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Though lobbyists target Capitol Hill, often those in public relations work on issues ahead of them, conditioning the legislative landscape. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Under The Radar, PR's Political Savvy

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A branding firm came up with the name Swiffer by playing with words like "clean," "wipe" and "sweep." It's now one of Procter & Gamble's biggest sellers. Procter & Gamble hide caption

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With Billions At Stake, Firms Play Name That Mop

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Musical Theater Playwright Arthur Laurents Dies

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