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Barbershop: Black Friday, Black Lives Matter And Social 'Cuffing' 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:00:31 -0500 
    The talk in the Barbershop this week is about Black Friday, Black Lives Matter and social "cuffing." Wesley Lowery, national reporter at The Washington Post, Katie Notopoulos, a senior editor at Buzzfeed, and Jozen Cummings, an editorial associate at Twitter, join the conversation.

As Americans Increasingly Bypass Malls, What's To Become Of Black Friday? 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:00:31 -0500 
    Is Black Friday no longer a thing? Bloomberg retail columnist Shelly Banjo talks about Black Friday results and how shopping trends are changing.

The Mood In Chicago, A City Seized By Protests Over Police Shootings 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:00:31 -0500 
    The city of Chicago has been shaken by the release of a video showing a police officer shoot and kill Laquan McDonald. That comes as neighborhoods continue to endure gun violence. Chicago Sun Times columnist Laura Washington and Chicago pastor Corey Brooks talk about how communities have responded.

A Day Later, Details Emerge On Planned Parenthood Shooting 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:00:31 -0500 
    NPR's Nathan Rott gives the latest rundown on the gunman who shot a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs.

Osceola At The 50-Yard Line 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:00:31 -0500 
    The Seminole Tribe of Florida works with Florida State University to ensure it that its football team accurately presents Seminole traditions and imagery.

Chicago Protesters Block High-End Stores, Demanding Inquiry Into Shooting 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:34:00 -0500 
    City and federal investigators showed a lack of urgency in dealing with the case, critics say. Local columnist and editor Carol Marin pins part of the blame on "the feds" and President Obama.

Planned Parenthood Shooting Suspect Robert Lewis Dear To Appear In Court Monday 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:54:00 -0500 
    The man arrested after a deadly attack and standoff at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs Friday is Robert Lewis Dear, 57, officials confirm.

Smartphones Tame Black Friday Shopping Frenzy 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:08:00 -0500 
    Phones are becoming more shopping-friendly and more consumers are willing to wait for online deals. This year's online sales boost signals an era of mobile shopping as retailers race to keep up.

What Information Do Intelligence Agencies Need To Keep U.S. Safe? 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:00:56 -0500 
    In the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Bruce Hoffman of Georgetown University about what information intelligence agencies need to keep the U.S. safe.

Three People Killed In Colorado Springs Shooting At Planned Parenthood 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:00:56 -0500 
    A gunman was taken into custody Friday night after opening fire inside a Planned Parenthood building in Colorado Springs, CO. Three people, including a police officer, were killed.

How Should Borrowers Be Careful When Taking Out Car Title Loans? 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:00:56 -0500 
    NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Diane Standaert of the Center for Responsible Lending about car title loans.

Car Title Loan Borrowers Should Be Wary Of Requirements 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:00:56 -0500 
    Car title loans may sound like a good way to get some cash, using the title of your car as collateral, but they can include conditions that get borrowers into financial trouble.

Local Leaders React To Chicago Officer Shooting 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:00:56 -0500 
    Demonstrators marched in Chicago wanting justice for a black teen killed by a white police officer. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with journalist Carol Marin about how leaders are handling the situation.

Payoffs For Prediction: Could Markets Help Identify Terrorism Risk? 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:00:00 -0500 
    In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.

Is Bigger Always Better? The Case For Starting Small With New Learning Ideas 
  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 07:03:59 -0500 
    "Will it scale?" is often the first thing we ask about an educational innovation. Two innovators argue that it's the wrong question.
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