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6:03 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

Wes Montgomery: Early Recordings By A Late Guitar Great

The new compilation Echoes of Indiana Avenue collects rare early recordings by jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery.
Duncan Schiedt

Originally published on Sun March 25, 2012 4:07 am

When legendary jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery died in 1968, the list of his recordings filled an entire page — single-spaced. Now, more space is needed, because a significant new collection of previously unreleased Wes Montgomery music is out this month on a new compilation, Echoes of Indiana Avenue.

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The Two-Way
6:03 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

Family Lawyer Sees State Charges Against Trayvon Martin's Killer

Feriha Kaya attends a rally demanding justice for Trayvon Martin on Saturday in Washington, D.C. Protesters have demonstrated over the case in several cities.
Haraz N. Ghanbari AP

Originally published on Sat March 24, 2012 6:17 pm

An attorney for the family of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin on Saturday told a group of journalists that after meeting with federal authorities, he doubts the killing will be charged as a federal hate crime.

However, he said he's encouraged that the state's investigation of the shooting will lead to criminal charges filed against the gunman, George Zimmerman.

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Health Care
2:33 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

Health Care Law Puts Free Clinics At A Crossroads

The Duchesne Clinic in Kansas City, Kan., is just one free clinic that might have to adjust the way it operates under the new health care law.
Elana Gordon KCUR

Originally published on Sun March 25, 2012 3:06 pm

Free health clinics have long been places people turn to when they don't have health insurance or any money to pay for care. But the health law's expansion of coverage puts free clinics in uncharted territory.

While the law goes before the Supreme Court this week, health providers are already gearing up for a surge in patients with insurance.

Around the country, hundreds of free clinics have been established over the past 50 years to treat patients like Patsy Duarte.

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Music Interviews
2:00 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

Susan Justice: Sometimes You Just Have To 'Eat Dirt'

To get away from a strict religious family, Susan Justice fled to New York in 2001 to busk on the streets.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon March 26, 2012 8:21 am

In a busy New York subway station, a man serenades passersby with a beat-up guitar. A few of them look up from their BlackBerrys and toss a little change in his guitar case. It's a scene that plays out in subways and streets around the world.

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Around the Nation
1:00 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

The Hooded Sweathshirt Becomes Unlikely Target

The hooded sweatshirt has become an unlikely but potent symbol since the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Fox's Geraldo Riviera went so far as to say that wearing a hoodie might have contributed to Trayvon's death last month. But for the organizer of the "million hoodie march" in New York, and for many young black men in Florida, wearing a hooded sweatshirt has become a form of protest against racial profiling in the wake of Trayvon's shooting. NPR's Joel Rose reports.

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