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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The View From Kentucky: Challenges Facing Horse Racing

Kentucky Derby hopeful Trinniberg with exercise rider Sebastian Garcia aboard, gallops at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Monday, April 30. (AP)

With the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby coming up Saturday, we take a look at the horse racing industry in a series of stories this week. Today, Leslie Guttman of WEKU in Richmond, Kentucky reports on equine hospitals and balancing the bottom line with the care horses need.

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Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.

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

November 26 6 Comments

Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.

November 26 Comment

One Refugee’s Story Of Coming To America

Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.

November 25 3 Comments

Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American Music

We've been asking musicians what they think of when they think "American music." Today we hear from Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f.

November 24 7 Comments

Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.