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A weekend morning news magazine covering hard news, a wide variety of news makers, and cultural stories. On Saturdays, Simon's award-winning commentaries sum up an idea or event related to the week's news. There are clever, informative exchanges, and fresh reports from a cross-section of NPR correspondents on topics from religion to health to food to politics. Simon's interviews with key artists, authors, performers and personalities are always memorable.

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3:12pm

Fri July 6, 2012
Music Interviews

16 Musical Odes To Very Strange Animals

Originally published on Sat July 7, 2012 11:21 am

Illustrator Jelmer Noordeman's rendering of a real-life creature: the venomous, nocturnal solenodon.
Jelmer Noordeman

CD sleeves usually feature pictures of the musicians, the text of lyrics and copious thanks.

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6:00am

Sat June 30, 2012
Garden Report

Shopping for Shrubs? Go For a Native Plant

Russian sage
Andrew Petro Creative Commons/Flickr

Anyone looking to add a colorful, drought-tolerant shrub to their landscaping may want to bypass the popular Russian Sage in favor of a Rocky Mountain native plant. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton explains why...

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5:29am

Sat June 30, 2012
NPR Story

French President Inserts New Voice In EU Summit

Originally published on Sat June 30, 2012 5:32 am

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5:29am

Sat June 30, 2012
NPR Story

Your Letters: Out Of Home Ec, Into Moose Calling

Originally published on Sat June 30, 2012 5:32 am

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Time for your letters.

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5:29am

Sat June 30, 2012
NPR Story

Kofi Annan Appeals To Leaders For Solution In Syria

Originally published on Sat June 30, 2012 5:32 am

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