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Monday, December 3, 2012

H&N Shoutout: Great Wine And Horrible Words

In this 2009 photo, white wines priced under $10 are displayed at Thief Wine in Milwaukee. (Morry Gash/AP)

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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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Professor Says Jefferson Davis Statue Should Be Removed, Preserved

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July 2 2 Comments

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