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Bloomington Cancer Survivor Returns to Baseball To Coach Peers

Coaches are often defined by wins and losses, but a Bloomington man who became a head coach in the most unlikely of ways at age 21 already has a significant victory to his name.

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Lawmaker Seeks to Expand Urban Farming In Illinois

A measure awaiting Gov. Bruce Rauner's signature would enable local counties or municipalities to create urban agricultural zones in areas where access to food is limited.

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Music Stories

Dominique Stevenson a.k.a 'V8 Vast Change'
Livid Expression

Bloomington hip-hop artist Dominique Stevenson said positive messages and uplifting vibes in his music are connected to his religion. He doesn't believe people can achieve happiness, or good, alone.

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A new take on an old Irish proverb: Original music is like a four-leaf clover—hard to find and lucky to have.

The Something Brothers (L-R): Gregory Pare, John Ganser, Scott Lee Wilson, Tommy O’Donnell, Edwin Pierce
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The Something Brothers guitarist Edwin Pierce said it was surprisingly easy for band members to create and record new music together despite a nearly 30-year studio hiatus, and missing a key band member.

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The Trump-Putin Summit And The Press

Jul 21, 2018

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The Value Of Russia, Putin To Trump

Jul 21, 2018

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"The good news is that your favorite President did nothing wrong!" President Trump tweeted Saturday morning. His message follows a New York Times report on Friday that his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, secretly recorded their discussion about payments to a former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with Trump.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Predictions

Jul 21, 2018

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Now, panel, what will be the big hit at next year's Amazon Prime Day - Alonzo Bodden?

ALONZO BODDEN: For the website to work.

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SAGAL: Helen Hong.

HELEN HONG: Russian For Dummies.

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SAGAL: And Mo Rocca.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Jul 21, 2018

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Now it's time for our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Jul 21, 2018

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