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Librarians worry e-book pricing might affect people's ability to borrow books

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ALA members Alan Inouye, Barb Macikas, and Sari Feldman march towards the offices of a major publisher, Macmillan, in Manhattan. They carry boxes of petitions addressed to John Sargent, at the time Macmillan's CEO. The petitions protest a controversial policy on e-books in libraries. American Library Association/ALA hide caption

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The E-Book Wars

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You asked for coupons, Delaware, and the truth about goldfish

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The U.S. mint is rethinking nearly two centuries of coin design

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On The Case: Recession, Formula, and Greenbacks

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People wait in line to test for COVID-19 on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in Long Beach, Calif. Ashley Landis/AP hide caption

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The Hodgepodge Of COVID Testing In The U.S.

The U.S. government has launched a website where people can request up to four free coronavirus tests per household--shipping is scheduled to begin in late January. They're responding to the fact that many Americans are really struggling to find tests as omicron surges across the country. (https://special.usps.com/testkits) Today on the show, our colleagues at Planet Money try to get tested — and they run into problems. From scammy testing sites to no tests at all, they explain what's behind the nation's COVID testing mess.

The Hodgepodge Of COVID Testing In The U.S.

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You asked for real raises, free shipping, and a special delivery

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A Racist Law From 1834 Stands In The Way Of A Chehalis Tribe Business Venture

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Barry Lopez won the National Book Award in 1986 for Arctic Dreams. John W. Clark hide caption

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Barry Lopez, Acclaimed Author And Traveler Beyond Many Horizons, Dies At 75

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Paul McCartney has released McCartney III, the latest in a trilogy of solo recordings that stretches back to 1970. Mary McCartney hide caption

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On 'McCartney III,' Paul McCartney Is A One-Man Show Again

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Love Is the King is a new solo album from Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, featuring his sons Spencer and Sammy. Whitten Sabbatini/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Family Reigns Supreme On Jeff Tweedy's New Album, 'Love Is The King'

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Best known as the frontman of '90s underground powerhouse Pavement, Stephen Malkmus explores folk on his new album Traditional Techniques. "It's almost scary, the naked quiet," he says. SamuelGehrke/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stephen Malkmus On The Challenge Of Playing Acoustically And Pavement's Reunion

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