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||CleanTuesday, March 19, 2019||Some New Zealanders are upset that their government is pushing for gun control following the massacre at two mosques last week. How does the debate in New Zealand resemble the one in America? Also, historic floods in the Midwest have killed three people and left thousands more stranded. What will evacuees need to recover? Plus, a House committee has received thousands of documents as part of an investigation into the president. Who is cooperating and who isn't?||3/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMonday, March 18, 2019||New Zealand's prime minister has vowed to tighten gun laws in response to the deadly attacks at two mosques last week. Will she face any opposition? Also, an investigation finds that the Federal Aviation Administration pushed Boeing to conduct some of its own safety assessments. What role could that have played in two recent plane crashes? Plus, epic floods across the Midwest have forced thousands to evacuate. Why are there floods when it's still winter?||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriday, March 15th, 2019||Mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand have left at least 49 people dead. Also, a judge has ruled that families of those killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary can sue a gun manufacturer. And, which Republican senators broke with the president to vote against his national emergency declaration?||3/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThursday, March 14th, 2019||The FAA has grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the U.S. as investigators probe the cause of the crash in Ethiopia. Also, new information suggests the special counsel's investigation is done. And, what's it like for a religious minority returning home after ISIS tried to exterminate them.||3/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWednesday, March 13th, 2019||Dozens of parents have been charged in college admissions scandal. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign a moratorium on the death penalty. And, Australian Cardinal George Pell is sentenced to six years in prison for sexually abusing two boys.||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
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Mara Liasson has no place on NPR
Mara Liasson consistently interjects her personal interpretations and biases into her reporting which is utterly inappropriate but also inconsistent with the fact based impartial reporting I expect from NPR. She should stick with her primary stint at Fox where lies and misinformation are acceptable and rewarded.
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