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Fresh Air for July 25, 2013

Philanthropic and business leaders have come together to revive the core of Detroit, which recently filed for federal bankruptcy protection. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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A Metro 'Revolution': Cities, Suburbs Do What Washington Can't

A Metro 'Revolution': Cities, Suburbs Do What Washington Can't

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Margaret Battin's husband, Brooke Hopkins, was left quadriplegic after he collided with an oncoming bicycle while cycling down a hill in Salt Lake City. Courtesy of The New York Times hide caption

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For Bioethicist With Ailing Spouse, End-Of-Life Issues Hit Home

For Bioethicist With Ailing Spouse, End-Of-Life Issues Hit Home

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Fresh Air for July 24, 2013

In his latest book, Savage Continent, Keith Lowe takes a look at Europe in the years directly following World War II. Picador hide caption

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After WWII, Europe Was A 'Savage Continent' Of Devastation

After WWII, Europe Was A 'Savage Continent' Of Devastation

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Fresh Air for July 23, 2013

Carline Ray, who sang with The International Sweethearts of Rhythm and Mary Lou Williams died on July 18 at the age of 88. Jazz Promo Services hide caption

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Carline Ray: A Pioneer For Women In Jazz Dies At 88

Carline Ray: A Pioneer For Women In Jazz Dies At 88

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Fresh Air for July 22, 2013

In Cairo on July 17, supporters of the ousted president demonstrate for his reinstatement. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Morsi's Ouster In Egypt: A 'Bookend' For The Arab Spring

Morsi's Ouster In Egypt: A 'Bookend' For The Arab Spring

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Fresh Air for July 20, 2013

Jason Isbell was previously a member of Drive-By Truckers. His solo albums include Sirens of the Ditch and Here We Rest. Eric England/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Jason Isbell, 'Cuckoo's Calling,' 'Orange Is The New Black'

Fresh Air Weekend: Jason Isbell, 'Cuckoo's Calling,' 'Orange Is The New Black'

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