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Check out this week's video featuring The Crusaders performing Chain Reaction on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's Video featuring Darren Rahn performing Magnetic Live at Spaghettini's only on McQsJazz.com...

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  Check out this week's video featuring Eric Darius and Oleta Adams performing If I Ain't Got You at the Napa Valley Jazz Getaway only on McQsJa...

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Check out this week's video featuring BWB performing at the 14th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival on McQsJazz.com...

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Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

by NPR Staff Esperanza Spalding's genre-bending new album, Emily's D+Evolution, is out now. Courtesy of the artist Perhaps you first hear...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring India.Arie at the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival on McQsJazz.com...

At The Holy House Of Coltrane, A 'Jerusalem' Of Jazz Faces Eviction

At The Holy House Of Coltrane, A ‘Jerusalem’ Of Jazz Faces Eviction

by Eric Westervelt In this 2008 file photo, a painting of John Coltrane stares down from the wall at the Saint John Coltrane African Orthodox C...

If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

by NPR Staff Marcus Roberts' Race for the White House is a set of jazz compositions inspired by presidential candidates Trump, Carson, Clinton...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring KENYA performing Love Song on McQsJazz.com  ...

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Wolverine's Mutton Chops To Hugh Jackman: 'This Ain't Over, Bub'

Wolverine’s Mutton Chops To Hugh Jackman: ‘This Ain’t Over, Bub’

by Glen Weldon Hugh Jackman and mutton chops in X-Men: The Last Stand The Kobal Collection Hey Hugh. It's us, the sideburns you wore while you played the character Wolverine. All the times you played Wolverine. To refresh your...

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Great Lakes Waters Can Take A Savage Toll On Swimmers

Great Lakes Waters Can Take A Savage Toll On Swimmers

by Elizabeth Miller A red flag flies over Warren Dunes beach in western Michigan, warning visitors of a high risk of drowning. Like many Great Lakes beaches, Warren Dunes has no lifeguards on duty. Elizabeth Miller/WCPN ideastream ...

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Television

'Stranger Things' Creators On Barb, Eleven And How Glitter Delayed Production

‘Stranger Things’ Creators On Barb, Eleven And How Glitter Delayed Production

A mysterious young girl (Millie Bobby Brown) helps three boys (Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin) look for their missing friend in Netflix's Stranger Things. Courtesy of Netflix  The surprise TV hit of the summer i...

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Craft Distillers Tap Pure Sugar Cane For A Southern Rum Renaissance

Craft Distillers Tap Pure Sugar Cane For A Southern Rum Renaissance

by Jill Neimark Richland Single Estate Old Georgia Rum is made from cane grown, cut, distilled and rested on the premises of a 100-acre plantation in Richland, Ga. International awards and gold medals have poured in for this field-to...

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In Mariachi Music, A Distinctive Yell Speaks To The Soul

In Mariachi Music, A Distinctive Yell Speaks To The Soul

byBrenda Salinas A screen displays the concert of Mexican folk singer Vicente Fernández in Guadalajara, Mexico, in April, when Fernández announced his retirement. Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images Do you know that feeling when a ...

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NLRB Rules Graduate Students Are Employees With The Right To Unionize

by Richard Gonzales   Ian Bradley-Perrin (left) and fellow graduate student Olga Brudastova have been active in the campaign to unionize grad students who work as teaching and research assistants at Columbia University. Karen ...

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California Firefighters Contain Blue Cut Fire, Grapple With Other Blazes Facebook

by Jason Slotkin Ten thousand fire personnel are battling blazes across California, including in San Luis Obispo County, where the massive Chimney Fire threatens homes and the historic Hearst Castle. AP Firefighters have reached f ...

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Berkeley’s Soda Tax Appears To Cut Consumption Of Sugary Drinks

by Dan Charles Berkeley, Calif., passed the nation's first soda tax in 2014. According to a new study, the tax has succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there's uncertainty about whether the effect will be ...

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Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is Elected

by Peter Overby and Amita Kelly Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton tour a primary school's garden in Nairobi last year as part of a tour of the Clinton Foundation's projects in Kenya. Ben Curtis/AP The Clin ...

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Voice Recognition Software Finally Beats Humans At Typing, Study Finds

by Aarti Shahani   YouTube Computers have already beaten us at chess, Jeopardy and Go, the ancient board game from Asia. And now, in the raging war with machines, human beings have lost yet another battle — over typing. Tu ...

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When ‘The Talk’ Is In Sign Language, There Is Clarity And Confusion

by Jacquie Lee Daniel Fishel for NPR On a Saturday morning, a group of adults gather in a circle in an elementary school classroom on the campus of Gallaudet University. Each wears a name tag — and on that name tag is a common sexu ...

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Among La. Flood Victims, ‘Depression Levels Are Really High’

by Kirk Siegler A handmade sign offers a stern warning at the entrance to an abandoned neighborhood where people have lost so much. Kirk Siegler/NPR In the small flood-ravaged town of Springfield, La., Rachel Moriarty waited more ...

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Miami Schools Take Steps To Protect Returning Students From Zika

by Greg Allen A Miami-Dade County mosquito control worker sprays around a school in the Wynwood area of Miami earlier this month. Alan Diaz/AP Students returned to school on Monday in Miami amid a new concern: the threat of Zika. ...

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Social Network Nextdoor Moves To Block Racial Profiling Online

by Aarti Shahani Through a series of forms and an algorithm, Nextdoor is working to automate the process of blocking racial profiling online. Nextdoor/Screenshot by NPR Think before you post. That's not the message you typically ...

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This Photo May Not Change The World But It Moved One Mom To Act

by Marisol Andino A 5-year-old boy, identified in news reports as Omran Daqneesh, sits in an ambulance Wednesday after reportedly being pulled out of a building hit by an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. Mahmoud Raslan/Anadolu Agency/Get ...

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