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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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Sat May 7, 2011
NPR Story

NHL Action, NBA Playoffs And A Run For The Roses

Friday night in the NHL saw the Detroit Red Wings and the Philadelphia Flyers, two very good teams, end their Stanley Cup bids without putting up much of a fight. Host Scott Simon talks to NPR's Mike Pesca about the week's NBA and NHL playoff games and the Kentucky Derby.


Sat May 7, 2011
Author Interviews

'I Wanted A New Life,' Says Actor, Author Rob Lowe

Well before Rob Lowe made it to Hollywood, he'd gone out of his way to meet Liza Minelli: As a kid in Dayton, Ohio, he'd knocked on her hotel room door, and stayed to share a chat and some chocolates. As he left, Minelli told him, "See you in Hollywood, kid."

And a few years later, he did make it to Hollywood — as one of its breakout stars.

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Fri May 6, 2011
Music Interviews

Robert Johnson At 100, Still Dispelling Myths

Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Johnson. Although he recorded just 29 songs, the bluesman had a huge influence on guitarists such as Eric Clapton and Keith Richards. Johnson is one of the most studied of all country blues musicians, and he's been the subject of many books, films and essays.

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Fri May 6, 2011
The Record

Shania Twain: A Survivor Who Remade The Good Old Girl

Originally published on Thu November 8, 2012 2:08 pm

Shania Twain.
Maura McEvoy Courtesy of Mercury Nashville


Thu May 5, 2011
Garden Report

Picking the Right Plants Key to Healthy Garden

Photo Courtesey of Fort Collins Nursery

Starting with healthy, vigorous plants is the key to a successful garden.  Whether you buy plants at the grocery, a big box store or your local garden center be selective.

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