Arts & Life

6:30am

Sat August 25, 2012
Garden Report

Hardscape Made Easy

Lodhi Gardens, New Delhi, India.
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The upcoming fall season is a great time to hardscape your garden. KUNC’s Gardener Tom Throgmorton says adding a terrace, patio or water feature can drastically transform your outdoor space.

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9:08am

Fri August 24, 2012
The Salt

Arty Students, Not Party Students, Are Champs Of Late-Night Food Delivery

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 8:55 am

Art students rule the campus late-night delivery field. Maybe they're studying the packages.
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Millions of college students are heading back to campus soon, and as any parent footing the bill knows, they're hungry for more than just knowledge — they want food, and lots of it, at all hours.

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5:16am

Fri August 24, 2012
Books News & Features

'No Easy Day' To Tell About Bin Laden's Death

Originally published on Fri August 24, 2012 9:56 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

This week the publisher Penguin confirmed it is releasing a book about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The book is called "No Easy Day." And as of this morning, it is number one on Amazon's bestseller list, even though it is not due out until September 11.

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5:16am

Fri August 24, 2012
StoryCorps

An Inmate Firefighter Finds His Proudest Moment

Originally published on Fri August 24, 2012 9:56 am

Daniel Ross, currently serving time in a Wyoming prison, is a member of a prison firefighting team. He told StoryCorps about the kindness of those he's helped.
StoryCorps

Severe drought has parched huge swaths of the United States this year, the first time since the mid 1950s that drought has affected so much of the nation.

With so much scorched land, the center of the country could be described as a tinderbox; in recent months, severe wildfires have raged across several states. And in at least 10 Western states, including Wyoming, many fires are fought by teams of prison inmates.

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4:01am

Fri August 24, 2012
NPR Story

Kenneth Turan Reviews: 'Robot And Frank'

Originally published on Fri August 24, 2012 9:56 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Now, the summer blockbuster season at the movies is nearly over, which means some smaller and more independent films are making their way into theaters. Film critic Kenneth Turan saw "Robot and Frank."

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