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Police Chief Delivers His Own Baby

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The movie "Fargo" features Frances McDormand as a police chief investigating a crime while suffering morning sickness.

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "FARGO")

BRUCE BOHNE: (As Lou) You see something down there, chief?

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Australian Wombat Is Looking For Love

Aug 26, 2015
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And I'm Steve Inskeep with the story of an English teacher hoping to find a way to make sure that a love for literature takes root. Here's Rebecca Kruth of Michigan Radio.

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When listeners aren't writing to NPR to comment on a story, they mostly just want to know what music was played between segments. We call those buttons or breaks or deadrolls, and they give a breath after reporting a tragedy, lighten the mood after you most definitely cried during StoryCorps, or seize a moment to be ridiculously cheeky. How could you not play Katy Perry's "Hot N Cold" following a story about why women shiver in the office?

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Cat Isn't A Fan Of Bathtime

Aug 25, 2015
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Good morning. I'm David Greene. Have you ever felt like your cat was trying to say something? Well, how about this one?

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CAT: (Meowing).

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NPR's David Greene talks to members of the rock band Yo La Tengo at the end of their stint as Morning Edition's in-house band for a day, and throws it to them for a song.

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This program does bring you sounds of the world, and that includes the sound of a bird outside a home in Boone County, Mo.

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