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Recent News:
Proposed changes to predator hunting regulations on refuges in Alaska, including the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, are bringing several arguments to bear — or wolf, or coyote, for that matter. Listen:   One is the different management strategies of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Board of Game, which prioritize managing game populations …
Main Line Leak Blamed for Gas Explosions Following Quake
Enstar Natural Gas has identified the problem leading to gas explosions that destroyed two houses, and a fire that claimed two more, on Lilac Lane in Kenai following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in January. Listen: According to an incident report filed Feb. 24 with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the Regulatory Commission …
Wellness for Residents and River City
A new wellness center in Soldotna is taking a holistic approach to the health of its members, and that’s just the beginning. Listen:   Don’t let the rows of cardio machines, racks of free weights or fleet of spinning bikes fool you — River City Wellness is not a gym. So says general manager Amy George, …

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Programs

NPR-News
The National Museum of African-American History and Culture opens on the National Mall on Saturday. NPR's Sam Sanders talks to visitors and tells us what it was like on the first day.
Michel Martin talks to KUOW reporter Ross Reynolds on the latest on the manhunt for a gunman who killed five people Friday night in a shopping mall in Burlington, Wash.
Michel Martin speaks with reporter Nick de la Canal of member station WFAE in Charlotte, N.C., about what's happening in the city after police shot Keith Lamont Scott earlier this week.
All-things-considered
In the barbershop, contributors comment on the news making the rounds this week: Ron Christie, Arun Venugopal and Jolene Ivey, former representative of the Maryland House of Delegates, join the panel.
The National Museum of African-American History and Culture opens on the National Mall on Saturday. NPR's Sam Sanders talks to visitors and tells us what it was like on the first day.

Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Fuqua discusses his remake of The Magnificent Seven. Critic John Powers reviews the ABC series, Designated Survivor. Opera singer Green recounts his journey to becoming an opera singer.
Critic David Edelstein says that despite its irresistible plot, Antoine Fuqua's remake of the 1960 classic Western is ultimately "just another formula revenge picture."
Fresh-Air
Morning-Edition

Morning Edition

Kate Rubins was supposed to depart the International Space Station in time for the U.S. presidential election, but her homecoming has been delayed. She may have to cast an absentee ballot from space.
These are not the cute goldfish you bring home in a plastic bag. Some of these fish are more than a foot long and weigh several pounds.