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Saturday mornings are made for Weekend Edition Saturday, the program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories.

The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon. Drawing on his experience in covering 10 wars and stories in all 50 states and seven continents, Simon brings a humorous, sophisticated and often moving perspective to each show. He is as comfortable having a conversation with a major world leader as he is talking with a Hollywood celebrity or the guy next door.

The Lasting Impact Of 'Dora The Explorer'

Aug 10, 2019

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Dora the Explorer is one of the most recognized Latinx characters on TV. She debuted on Nickelodeon almost 20 years ago. And this weekend, Dora is moving to the big screen in "Dora And The Lost City Of Gold."

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Chicago Inmates Compete In Online Chess

Aug 10, 2019

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Saturday Sports: Yankees, Simone Biles

Aug 10, 2019

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And now it's time for sports.

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