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    293: A Little Bit of Knowledge

    Jul 11, 2014
    Stories about the pitfalls of knowing just a little bit too little.

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    530: Mind Your Own Business

    Jul 18, 2014
    Stories of meddling, snooping, and just getting way, way up in other people's business. A cellphone hidden in a bag of chips starts a messy turf war between the FBI and a local sheriff; and a surprising handbook lets us peek into the secret world of professional cheerleading. Plus: Studs Terkel.

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    531: Got Your Back

    Jul 25, 2014
    There is a special comfort that comes from knowing someone's got your back. You can do things that just weren't possible before. You take huge risks, including some that aren't necessarily advisable. This week have stories where one person's powerlessness is transformed when they discover they have backup. And we see what happens when that backup goes away.

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  • 186: Prom

    Jun 8, 2001
    While the seniors danced at Prom Night 2001 in Hoisington, Kansas—a town of about 3,000—a tornado hit the town, destroying about a third of it. When they emerged from the dance, they discovered what had happened, and in the weeks that followed, they tried to explain to themselves why the tornado hit where it did. Plus other stories that happen on Prom Night.