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Author Michael Martone Brooding On His Hoosier Roots

While author and Fort Wayne native Michael Martone has been a professor at the University of Alabama's creative Writing departent since 1996, his ever-growing list of books and accolades continues to reflect his fondness for all things Hoosier.

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From left, ACLU of Indiana's Gavin Rose, Exodus Refugee Immigration's Sara Hindi, and Muslim Alliance of Indiana's Aliya Amin discuss the Supreme Court's decision on Pres. Trump's Muslim travel ban. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
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Local Groups Urge Hope After Supreme Court OKs Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

Indiana Muslim and refugee organization leaders say they’re disappointed the Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several predominantly Muslim nations. The groups say despite what the court ruled, the ban is a "racist and discriminatory policy.” Sara Hindi is the community engagement coordinator for Exodus Refugee Immigration, based in Indianapolis. She says the Supreme Court’s ruling creates a harsh reality for refugee families living in the Hoosier State –...

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Behind The Mic

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WBOI Jazz Host Unwinds For The Weekend With Friday Vibe

To volunteer show host, Bill Forsythe , unwinding for the weekend means serving up a freeform mix of jazz-driven music, which he does, every other Friday night, on WBOI's "Friday Vibe."

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Egypt's newly elected president, Mohammed Morsi, was sworn into office Saturday before the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo. Morsi is the first freely elected president of Egypt and its first Islamist head of state.

The day before his inauguration, Morsi addressed a huge crowd in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the revolution that ousted his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak.

"I'm standing before you, Egyptian people, those who voted for me, those who opposed me," he said. "I am yours."

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We're going to talk more about the reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on President Obama's signature health care law. David Welna is NPR's congressional correspondent. David, thanks for being with us.

DAVID WELNA, BYLINE: You're welcome, Scott.

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Sports: Talking Wimbledon Match-Ups

Jun 30, 2012

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This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. Time for sports.

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Egypt's New President Officially Sworn In

Jun 30, 2012

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Firefighters are slowly gaining ground on the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado. It's scorched about 17,000 acres and believed to have claimed two lives.

More than 300 homes have burned. There's been a lot of talk about how many houses were lost in the fire, but Colorado Springs Fire Chief Rich Brown wants you to know there's a flip side to that: He says crews worked hard to minimize damage.

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