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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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4:09pm

Fri March 23, 2012
Music Interviews

Julia Nunes: Homesick Anthems Spawn An Internet Star

Originally published on Sat March 24, 2012 8:41 am

6:01am

Sat March 17, 2012
Garden Report

Spring Gardening Tip: Enjoy the Beautiful Weather, but Don't Overdo It

A community garden plot
Stephanie Dillingham Creative Commons/Flickr

These first nice spring days are dangerous -- at least, they can be for those of us who've been cooped up all winter, eager to get out in the garden with rakes, shovels and pruners. 

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6:00am

Sat March 17, 2012

6:00am

Sat March 17, 2012
NPR Story

A Basketball Wrap-Up, In Verse

Originally published on Sun March 18, 2012 8:07 am

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JACKI LYDEN, BYLINE: Every school invited to the NCAA basketball tournament has had a chance to play. So we thought we'd bring you details of every game. Well, maybe not details, but at least a mention from NPR's Mike Pesca. And what he lacks in specifics, he makes up for in rhyme.

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6:00am

Sat March 17, 2012
NPR Story

Who Will Rule In Congress? A Look At The Races

Originally published on Sun March 18, 2012 8:07 am

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