A Prairie Home Companion

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Garrison Keillor

A Prairie Home Companion is a live radio variety show created and hosted by Garrison Keillor. The show usually originates from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, although it is frequently taken on the road. A Prairie Home Companion is known for its musical guests, especially folk and traditional musicians, tongue-in-cheek radio drama, and Keillor's storytelling segment, "News from Lake Wobegon".

Find out more aboutĀ A Prairie Home CompanionĀ at prairiehome.publicradio.org.

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Politics
9:19 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 11:03 pm

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants.

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

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The Salt
6:41 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between

A lot of us make the assumption that there are two kinds of drinkers: moderate drinkers who have a glass of wine with dinner, and on the other end of the spectrum, alcoholics.

But this is not an accurate picture, according to researchers.

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Law
6:30 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

New Affirmative Action Cases Say Policies Hurt Asian-Americans

Edward Blum announces the filing of two lawsuits on Monday, challenging the alleged racial preference admissions policies of Harvard and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Manuel Balce Ceneta AP

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 12:22 pm

If you go to HarvardNotFair.org, you'll find yourself on a page that says this: Were You Denied Admission to Harvard? It may be because you're the wrong race.

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Politics
6:30 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Obama To Extend Temporary Deportation Relief

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 8:17 pm

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Music News
5:54 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

'Only The Truth' Gets At Reality Through Legend

Gabriela Ortiz is the composer of Unicamente la verdad.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 7:22 pm

Gilberto Reyes is a musician who grew up to Mexican parents in Southern Texas. He says as a kid he was not afraid of El Cucuy, or the boogeyman. He was more concerned about Camelia La Tejana, or Camelia of Texas.

"I remember when I was a kid listening to the songs, thinking, 'Wow. Una bandida,' " Reyes says. "This incredible woman with power to make men do whatever she wants at her will, you know."

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Politics
5:21 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Obama Isn't Alone In Using Executive Action On Immigration

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 6:30 pm

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Around the Nation
5:21 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Digging Out From The Snow Is Slow-Going In Buffalo

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 6:30 pm

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Politics
4:52 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Obama's Immigration Action Has Roots In Reagan Policy

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 6:30 pm

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Media
4:46 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

'Fake Sheikh' Accused Of Tricking Sources Into Making News

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 6:30 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

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Around the Nation
4:41 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Obama To Focus On Nevada After Executive Action On Immigration

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 7:15 pm

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