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May 21, 2015 | NPR · After a tour through the Upper Midwest, the trumpeter pays tribute to the Norwegian settlers' arrival on the American plains with his new album, Midwest.
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May 20, 2015 | NPR · The longtime president of Blue Note Records, a lifelong jazz fan, signed artists such as Norah Jones, Joe Henderson and Robert Glasper. He died of complications due to Parkinson's Disease. He was 79.
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May 19, 2015 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · The late trumpeter's stunning compositions and imaginative improvisations left deep impressions on generations — such as Ingrid Jensen and Steve Treseler, who rearrange Wheeler's catalog.

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May 22, 2015 | NPR · Midwest and Southwest states struggle with an influx of heroin being sold for cheap by Mexican cartels. In one community, a spike in heroin-related deaths has everyone on high alert.
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May 22, 2015 | NPR · An appeals court reduced the sentence of former Korean Air executive Heather Cho. She demanded a plane return to the gate because her macadamia nuts weren't served in a manner to her liking.
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May 19, 2015 | NPR · The new American Fitness Index is out, with some good news and bad news. Five cities fell five or more slots; Washington, D.C., finished first, followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul.
May 12, 2015 | NPR · With 16,000 homicides last year, Venezuela became the world's second deadliest country. But even as crime climbs, the number of police battling criminals is falling.
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