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On Sundays, Weekend Edition combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic. With a nod to traditional Sunday habits, the program offers a fix for diehard crossword addicts-word games and brainteasers with The Puzzlemaster, a.k.a. Will Shortz, puzzle editor of The New York Times. With Cornish on the sidelines, a caller plays the latest word game on the air while listeners compete silently at home. The NPR mailbag is proof that the competition to go head-to-head with Shortz is rather vigorous.

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Trump And Athletes Trade Words On Twitter

Sep 24, 2017

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Retirees across the country had no idea what happened to their second homes in Florida. Some have gone to Florida to find out for themselves, as NPR's Camila Domonoske reports from Fort Myers.

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Brooklyn Is Magical In 'Shadowhouse Fall'

Sep 17, 2017

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How Miami's Little Haiti Fared

Sep 17, 2017

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As we mentioned, Hurricane Irma is heading up Florida's west coast. And we have the mayor of Naples, Bill Barnett, on the line.

Thank you for being with us, mayor, at this time.

A Miami Author On The Region's Hurricanes

Sep 10, 2017

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And now back to our coverage of Hurricane Irma in Florida. Mario Alejandro Ariza is a freelance journalist and poet. Much of his work focuses on climate change. He's lived in the Dominican Republic and now Miami, which is where I spoke to him before the storm hit.

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Irma Latest

Sep 10, 2017

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Thank you, Lulu. Thank you for that interview and for all your coverage this morning of Hurricane Irma.

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The blast was picked up by seismic stations all over the world, and it was big.

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Teachers Organize To Help In Texas

Sep 3, 2017

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Repeated concussions have led to an epidemic in the NFL.

KEN BELSON: You're about to meet the real-life doctor who discovered that insidious disease found in the brains of athletes who suffered repeated blows to the head.

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Mayweather Vs. McGregor Recap

Aug 27, 2017

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The Call-In: The Solar Eclipse

Aug 13, 2017

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Now it's time for The Call-In.

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The Rugby World Cup is underway in Ireland, where teams of women from 12 countries, including the United States, are rucking and scrumming in pursuit of the world title.

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