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From the opinions of global newsmakers to listeners... personal experiences of life-changing travel... the wisdom of renowned thinkers, activists and spiritual leaders... and intimate dispatches of daily life around the world from NPR News correspondents on the ground... the NPR talk show Tell Me More brings fresh voices and perspectives to public radio.

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Music Interviews
11:29 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Brazilian Singer Comes Out From Her Mother's Shadow, Honors Her Legacy

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Beauty Shop
11:29 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Getting Married: Should You Wait Until You Can Afford It?

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News
12:01 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

For Residents, Chicago Violence Is 'Very Personal'

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I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We're going to begin today in Chicago. Last night, a 19-year-old woman was killed and at least eight others were injured in shootings throughout the city. Now that was just Monday night. Those shootings came after the Fourth of July weekend, during which more than 80 people were shot and at least 14 people were killed.

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Parenting
12:01 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Why Aren't Men Asked If They Can 'Have It All'?

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Money Coach
12:01 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

In A Tough Market For Old Furniture, Manage Your Expectations

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Music
12:44 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Pink's 'Try' Encourages 'Tell Me More' Executive Producer

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And finally it's time for the feature we call In Your Ear. That's the part of the program where we ask some of our guests what they're listening to these days. But as this program winds down, our last broadcast is scheduled for August 1st, we thought it would be nice to hear what members of our staff are listening to. What they like to have playing as they workout, or chill out, or put the show together. So let's hear what the big boss, our executive producer Carline Watson, has on her playlist.

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Music Interviews
12:44 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

For Audra McDonald, Experience And Raw Emotions Make Better Music

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Sports
12:44 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Despite An Early Exit At Wimbledon, Serena Williams Still A 'Powerhouse'

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Now we head to London, where the Wimbledon tennis wrapped up on Sunday, with Novak Djokovic beating former champ Roger Federer. On Saturday, Petra Kvitova beat out Eugenie Bouchard to earn her second Wimbledon title. It was a tournament with plenty of drama and upsets. Joining us to tell us more about that is Hugh Muir. He's an editor with The Guardian and he covered Wimbledon for them. He's with us now from a studio at the paper. Welcome, thank you so much for joining us.

HUGH MUIR: You're absolutely welcome, Michel.

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Music Interviews
11:31 am
Fri July 4, 2014

'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Holliday Shares Wisdom On Getting Through Tough Times

Jennifer Holliday won a Tony for her performance in 'Dreamgirls.' But the singer's life wasn't always glamorous. She talks with host Michel Martin about battling depression and her latest album.

Art & Design
11:31 am
Fri July 4, 2014

For Designer B. Michael, Mentoring Is Key To Diversifying The Fashion World

B. Michael is one of a few top-tier African-American fashion designers whose designs are worn by some of Hollywood's top names. Host Michel Martin talks with the designer about his inspirations.

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