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The Takeaway, hosted by Tanzina Vega is a one-hour daily news show that reveals unexpected insights into the day’s news, fills a need for greater context, and interacts with audiences in a way that no other public radio news program offers. The Takeaway convenes conversations across social divides to give listeners not just the information, but the complex, nuanced perspectives they need for understanding and participation. 

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Nearly 300 people were killed in blasts at three churches and three hotels. No one claimed responsibility, but the nation's defense minister says the attacks were the work of religious extremists.

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