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Beef, Tarantula And Gout: Food Critics Suffer, Too

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Poet Kevin Young visits NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Friday as a NewsPoet guest. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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NewsPoet: Kevin Young Writes The Day In Verse

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Week In Politics: On Supreme Court And Health Care

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Lone Star Nation: Today, the Texas capitol flies both the American and Texas flags, but after independence the Lone Star flag would fly on its own. Steve Dunwell/Getty Images hide caption

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Lone Star State Of Mind: Could Texas Go It Alone?

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