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12:39 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

In Central America, Attempts To Cross U.S. Border Like 'Feeding Frenzy'

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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Music
12:39 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

TMM Editor Says The Song 'Take It Easy' Captures Spirit Of Show

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 4:00 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

And finally today as this program winds down, our last broadcast is scheduled for August first. We thought it would be nice to hear some of the music that members of our staff like to listen to, as part of our series In Your Ear. Alicia Montgomery is our editorial guru on the program. Let's hear what's on her playlist.

ALICIA MONTGOMERY: Hi, I'm Alicia Montgomery the supervising editor of TELL ME MORE and here's what's playing in my ear.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "TAKE IT EASY")

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Can I Just Tell You?
12:43 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

After A Bad Bike Crash, Lessons In Limits And Love

Tell Me More producer Amy Ta in racing mode.
John Clark Jr. Courtesy of Amy Ta

Originally published on Wed July 9, 2014 1:50 pm

My last hill ride was epic — just not in the way I'd hoped it would be. I'll always remember the date: June 7. The route was called "Hell's Delight." Seventy miles of the steepest hills I had ever done. And trust me, I've done a lot.

But "Hell's Delight" was a new kind of suffering. And, although we road racers enjoy suffering, that day I went too far. About 5 miles before the finish, I crashed. My jaw and left cheekbone broke. Half my face was bleeding; so was my brain. There were abrasions on my arms, shoulders, neck, and left leg. I needed surgery to fix my jaw.

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Music Interviews
12:29 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Brazilian Singer Comes Out From Her Mother's Shadow, Honors Her Legacy

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Beauty Shop
12:29 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Getting Married: Should You Wait Until You Can Afford It?

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News
1:01 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

For Residents, Chicago Violence Is 'Very Personal'

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I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We're going to begin today in Chicago. Last night, a 19-year-old woman was killed and at least eight others were injured in shootings throughout the city. Now that was just Monday night. Those shootings came after the Fourth of July weekend, during which more than 80 people were shot and at least 14 people were killed.

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Parenting
1:01 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Why Aren't Men Asked If They Can 'Have It All'?

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Money Coach
1:01 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

In A Tough Market For Old Furniture, Manage Your Expectations

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Music
1:32 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Pink's 'Try' Encourages 'Tell Me More' Executive Producer

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 1:44 pm

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

And finally it's time for the feature we call In Your Ear. That's the part of the program where we ask some of our guests what they're listening to these days. But as this program winds down, our last broadcast is scheduled for August 1st, we thought it would be nice to hear what members of our staff are listening to. What they like to have playing as they workout, or chill out, or put the show together. So let's hear what the big boss, our executive producer Carline Watson, has on her playlist.

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Music Interviews
1:32 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

For Audra McDonald, Experience And Raw Emotions Make Better Music

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 1:44 pm

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