Ira and Robyn go to the casino to try out their newfound card counting skills. (5 minutes)
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This American Life producer Alex Blumberg talks with Ed Ugel, who had a very unusual dream job: He bought jackpots from lottery winners.
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Host Ira Glass with the last piece in today’s show, inspired by the New York Times podcast, The Daily. (3 minutes)
Reporter Paul Tough and Host Ira Glass look at the biggest change in admissions this year: colleges no longer requiring the SATs.
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