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12:11 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Redefining The Future Of German Health Care

Michael Porter chairs the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School.
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Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 11:01 am

Last week in Washington, D.C., the Supreme Court of the United States heard historic arguments about President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.

Germans are also having their own debate over the future of health care as costs are rising and, as Harvard Business Strategist Michael Porter says, the quality of patient care is getting worse.

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The Mix
12:11 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Train To Glory: A Gospel Music Mix

Marvin Sapp performs at the How Sweet the Sound national gospel competition September 29 ,2008 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Originally published on Wed May 22, 2013 1:52 pm

Every Sunday morning since July 1998, I've been a volunteer host on KUNM.org in Albuquerque, N.M., and a show called Train to Glory. Each week, I play three hours of national and local gospel recording artists, soloists, groups and choirs, spanning both traditional and contemporary gospel (including gospel hip-hop). The music is rotated to keep it up to date, dedications are made and requests are played.

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Monkey See
12:09 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Google's New Glasses And The War On Serendipity

A woman wears a design version of Google's intended smart glasses from its Project Glass.
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Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 9:54 am

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Deceptive Cadence
12:09 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Chamber Music Intimacy At The 2012 Savannah Music Festival

Violinist Daniel Hope.
Savannah Music Festival

Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 10:34 am

Think of Savannah, Ga. and an image of the definitive old Southern city comes to mind — Spanish moss-draped parks, Victorian buildings and a lifestyle of elegant repose. Yet for a couple of weeks each spring, before the steamy weather hits, the 279-year-old city transforms into a swinging music party during the Savannah Music Festival.

This week, during the festival's 10th anniversary, we're highlighting concerts (see below) from some of the top chamber music performers.

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Blog Of The Nation
12:09 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

April 5th: What's On Today's Show

In our second hour, guests talk about how the bad behavior of some bicyclists could present a road block on how cities adapt to them.
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Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 10:05 am

Weight Loss Surgery And Diabetes

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