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From civil wars in Bosnia and El Salvador, to hospital rooms, police stations, and America's backyards, National Public Radio's Peabody Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host of Weekend Edition/Saturday.

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He's part-man, part-machine - all cop.

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PETER WELLER: (As RoboCop) Let the woman go. You are under arrest.

UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR: (As Creep's Friend) You better back up, pal.

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Saturday Sports: Baseball Playoffs

Oct 6, 2018

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You know what we could all use this week? Sports.

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Sans Forgetica: A Font To Remember

Oct 6, 2018

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Finally, time for sports.

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Now it's time for sports.

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In Texas, a race that no one expected to be this competitive. The candidates for Texas Senate battled in a debate last night. KERA's Christopher Connelly reports from Dallas.

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A Minneapolis Theater 'Prop God' Retires

Sep 15, 2018

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UNIDENTIFIED SINGERS: (Singing) Ding dong merrily on high...

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Saturday Sports: End Of Baseball Season

Sep 15, 2018

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"I'm supposed to be a dead man," says Bobi Wine, a Ugandan musician turned politician.

His driver Yasin Kawuma was shot dead on Aug. 13. Wine tweeted a graphic picture he said was of the man's dead body. Wine says police were the ones who shot Kawuma, but Wine says he was their real target.

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