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Friday, October 28, 2011

This Fall Classic Lives Up To Its Name

St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese (23) reacts after hitting a walk-off home run during the 11th inning of Game 6 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers Thursday, in St. Louis. (AP)

St. Louis Cardinals' David Freese (23) reacts after hitting a walk-off home run during the 11th inning of Game 6 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers Thursday, in St. Louis. (AP)

The St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers are playing a World Series for the ages. The Cardinals forced Friday’s seventh and deciding game with a thrilling 10-9, 11-inning win in St. Louis Thursday night.

Guest:

  • Tom Casey, host for 101 ESPN radio in St. Louis

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Spotlight

From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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The books contain information challenged by academics, that critics say is making education far too political.