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The Two-Way
9:51 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Historic Southern Baptist Vote Coming Up, Live On The Web

Pastor Fred Luter, of New Orleans, who's set to be president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Ross D. Franklin AP

Originally published on Tue June 19, 2012 2:11 pm's lead story this hour is Barbara Bradley Hagerty's Morning Edition report headlined "Southern Baptists See Their Future In A Black Pastor."

As she writes:

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World Cafe
9:50 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Nils Lofgren On World Cafe

Nils Lofgren specializes in high-energy blues-rock.
Rainer Drechsler

Nils Lofgren has built a stellar reputation as a masterful guitarist in both solo and collaborative endeavors, and his extensive discography showcases a unique brand of high-energy blues-rock.

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First Listen
9:35 am
Tue June 19, 2012

First Listen: Kevin Saunderson, 'KMS 25th Anniversary Classics'

Detroit producer Kevin Saunderson was part of techno's first wave in the 1980s.
Lars Borges

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 4:06 pm

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

Kevin Saunderson worked as a security guard in a Detroit hospital when he started KMS Records in 1987 — humble beginnings for a man who would come to be known as one of the godfathers of techno.

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Mountain Stage
9:24 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Foster And Lloyd On Mountain Stage

Radney Foster (left) and Bill Lloyd perform together for the first time since 1991.

Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

The reunited country-pop pioneers in Foster & Lloyd return to Mountain Stage with songs from their first album together in more than 20 years, It's Already Tomorrow. With an influential sound that drew as much from The Beatles as Buck Owens, Bill Lloyd and Radney Foster rose to fame in the late '80s, during a remarkable period of creativity in country music.

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The Salt
9:23 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Five Facts About Pie That Might Surprise You, And A Survey

Apple is the most popular pie — or is it?
Diane Diederich

Originally published on Tue June 19, 2012 10:45 am

As American as apple pie, a pie in the hand is worth two on the sill, and how about a cream pie in the face?

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