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2:15pm

Tue September 10, 2013
Music Reviews

The Weeknd Revels In Raw Emotion On 'Kiss Land'

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 6:21 pm

Kiss Land is singer Abel Tesfaye's major-label debut as The Weeknd.
Courtesy of the artist

4:07pm

Mon September 9, 2013
Education

School Districts Struggle To Get Principals To Stay Put

Originally published on Wed September 11, 2013 10:06 am

Lila Hillman is starting her first year as principal at Milwaukee Parkside School for the Arts in Wisconsin. Nearly one-fifth of the city's public schools have new principals this year.
Erin Toner WUWM

At Milwaukee Parkside School for the Arts on the south side of Milwaukee, kids are back in class and getting their bearings in the sprawling building. So is Lila Hillman, the school's brand-new principal. She has to figure out where everything is, who everyone is, how to run a school — and how to answer everyone's questions.

As Hillman walks through the halls, one teacher wants to know where to hang a cutout of a tree trunk. A few steps later, a janitor asks why all the lights went out in the school the night before.

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4:07pm

Mon September 9, 2013
Found Recipes

This Football Season, Grab Some PB&J And Spread Your Wings

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 3:20 pm

Sunny Anderson came up with the recipe when trying to find new flavor combinations for chicken wings.
John Lee

The regular NFL season has officially started, which — for many viewers — means hours of excitement (and angst) fueled by chips and dip, sliders, nachos and, of course, chicken wings.

Sunny Anderson, a personality on the Food Network and author of Sunny's Kitchen: Easy Food For Real Life, is a big fan of wings.

"Wings are great because they're primal. First of all, you're eating with your fingers; you're gnawing meat off the bone, you know what I mean, and there's a good meat-to-skin ratio," she says.

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4:07pm

Mon September 9, 2013
All Tech Considered

Smartwatch Is Next Step In 'Quantified Self' Life-Logging

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 3:20 pm

Samsung's new Galaxy Gear smartwatch marks a new generation of wearable devices.
Sean Gallup Getty Images

You could call it the phantom menace. Each year, in the midst of winter, a rumor surfaces about a new Apple product that sets tech bloggers buzzing.

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2:57pm

Mon September 9, 2013
Europe

Skateboarders Mobilize As Art Center Tries To Reclaim Cavern

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 3:20 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

And I'm Robert Siegel.

In medieval times, the south bank of the River Thames in London was full of seedy theaters, brothels and scoundrels. But centuries later, it has become one of the world's finest centers for the arts. Recent plans to expand the arts center has revealed a uniquely, contemporary conflict. As NPR's Philip Reeves reports, this conflict is reviving grassroots activism in Britain's capital.

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