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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Mountain Stage

Apr 23, 2014 — The musician skates across styles with ease, channeling cabaret crooners and eccentric singer-songwriters alike. Here, she plays songs from an upcoming project that remains unreleased.
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Apr 22, 2014 — The decorated Americana musician returns to Mountain Stage to play songs from his upcoming album, Single Mothers.
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Apr 21, 2014 — As one of Ireland's most respected musicians, O'Rourke has written popular songs, shared the stage with stars and amassed a resume that would make musicians twice his age green with envy.
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Apr 17, 2014 — Matrimony are a true family band, as their name would suggest. In this performance, they combine their many influences and play songs from their upcoming album Montibello Drive.
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Apr 16, 2014 — Though he's not even halfway through his 20s, some are already beginning to think of singer-songwriter Noah Gunderson as a veteran musician. Today he performs with his sister, Abby.
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Apr 16, 2014 — Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Broza brings his worldly sound and message to Mountain Stage. In this set, he plays original songs and a reworking of Pink Floyd's "Mother."
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Apr 14, 2014 — Bettye LaVette began her career in the soul-intensive climate of 1960s Detroit, and recent albums have helped her find a huge new audience. Here, she performs a set with her backing band.
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Apr 10, 2014 — Raised in Tampa by his Argentine parents, Garcia combines the influences of his upbringing — and his favorite singers — to create a sound that digs deep into romance and yearning.
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Apr 9, 2014 — The daughter of folk-music royalty Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche took her own path before deciding to follow in her family members' musical footsteps.
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Apr 8, 2014 — Making her 18th appearance on the show, O'Brien is described by host Larry Groce as one of the most talented singers ever to grace its stage. Here, she performs with husband and guitarist Rich Moore.
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