Weekend Edition on 89.5-1 http://publicradiotulsa.org en Brooklyn DA Shifts Stance On Pot, But That Won't Impact NYPD http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/brooklyn-da-shifts-stance-pot-wont-impact-nypd Marijuana enthusiasts should still think twice before lighting up in the streets of Brooklyn.<p>The borough's district attorney announced this week that he'll no longer prosecute most low-level marijuana possession cases. But not all law enforcement officials in New York City are on board. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:04:00 +0000 Joel Rose 63059 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Brooklyn DA Shifts Stance On Pot, But That Won't Impact NYPD Financial Scandals Tarnish Spanish Soccer Glory http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/financial-scandals-tarnish-spanish-soccer-glory Many of the biggest stars in global soccer — Neymar, Messi, Ronaldo — play the regular season with club teams in Spain. Their marquee names have helped their Spanish teams get filthy rich. Real Madrid and FC Barcelona top <em>Forbes</em> magazine's list of<a href="http://www.realmadrid.com/en/news/2014/05/forbes-names-real-madrid-as-the-most-valuable-sports-club-in-the-world-for-the-second-year-running"> the world's richest sports franchises</a>. You have to scroll down to No. 4 to find the New York Yankees, and NFL teams below that.<p>This, in a country with roughly one-sixth of the U.S. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:08:00 +0000 Lauren Frayer 63054 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Financial Scandals Tarnish Spanish Soccer Glory Cavalier Fans Can Finally Make Peace WIth Their Old LeBron Jerseys http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/cavalier-fans-can-finally-make-peace-their-old-lebron-jerseys From the basketball court to the soccer pitch, ESPN's Howard Bryant and NPR's Tamara Keith catch up on the latest news in sports. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:08:00 +0000 editor 63057 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Kerry Struggles To Resolve Election Crisis In Afghanistan http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/kerry-struggles-resolve-election-crisis-afghanistan Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul to try to resolve an election dispute that threatens to derail the country's democratic process. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to NPR's Sean Carberry in Kabul. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:38:00 +0000 editor 63046 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Jack Antonoff Takes A Break From Fun To Release 'Desire' http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/jack-antonoff-takes-break-fun-release-desire Jack Antonoff, lead guitarist for the band Fun, wanted to break out on his own. Now he has with his new band, Bleachers. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to him about the debut album, Strange Desire. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:38:00 +0000 editor 63051 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Ellar Coltrane Speaks Of Growing Up On Screen In 'Boyhood' http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/ellar-coltrane-speaks-growing-screen-boyhood Film director Richard Linklater's latest movie, Boyhood, was shot over 12 years. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with the star of the film, Ellar Coltrane, who's spent over a decade shooting the movie. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:38:00 +0000 editor 63052 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Want To Eat Brazilian Food At The World Cup? Please Step Outside http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/want-eat-brazilian-food-world-cup-please-step-outside The stadiums of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil are all different, constructed to reflect the region. Natal's arena has a wavy beach-dune style, while the stadium in Manaus looks like a woven basket.<p>Inside those stadiums, however, you'd never know you're in Brazil. Budweiser is an official beer seller, and Coke has the soda market cornered. Other menu items include hot dogs, cheeseburgers and turkey sandwiches. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:49:00 +0000 Russell Lewis 62641 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Want To Eat Brazilian Food At The World Cup? Please Step Outside A Noodle-Maker's Daughter Falls For Ballroom Dancing In 'Mambo' http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/noodle-makers-daughter-falls-ballroom-dancing-mambo Transcript <p>TAMARA KEITH, HOST: <p>The novel "Mambo in Chinatown" takes readers from the grungy kitchen at the back of a not-so-nice Chinese restaurant in New York City to the seemingly glamorous world of professional ballroom dancing. And in the middle of it all, is the book's narrator, 22-year-old Charlie Wong, who describes herself in the opening lines as the daughter of a dancer and a noodle maker. Charlie finds herself torn between two cultures trying to hold her family together. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:47:00 +0000 NPR Staff 62639 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Noodle-Maker's Daughter Falls For Ballroom Dancing In 'Mambo' On The Hunt For The Nation's Best Burrito http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/hunt-nations-best-burrito Transcript <p>TAMARA KEITH, HOST: <p>And now I'm feeling hungry, maybe for a breakfast burrito. It would have to be a really good one, though. I can't settle for a subpar tortilla stuffed with dried out beans and rice. If only there were a burrito correspondent who could give me some tips. Well, NPR doesn't have anyone staffing that important beat so we'll have to borrow Anna Maria Barry-Jester. She's traveling the country for the website FiveThirtyEight, eating her way through a definitive burrito bracket. Anna Maria Barry-Jester joins us now from San Francisco. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:45:00 +0000 editor 62635 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Cleaner Tour De France Kicks Off With A Nod To WWI http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/cleaner-tour-de-france-kicks-nod-wwi Last year, the Tour de France celebrated its 100th anniversary with a spectacular sound and light show at the Arc de Triomphe during the closing ceremony.<p>It might be hard to duplicate that kind of enthusiasm at this year's Tour, which begins Saturday, especially with competition from the World Cup in Brazil. But the 2014 Tour will be special too, says Matthieu Barberousse, a journalist with <em>L'Equipe</em> sports newspaper.<p>"Tour de France is always a kind of combination between tradition and modernity," Barberousse says. Sat, 05 Jul 2014 14:41:00 +0000 Eleanor Beardsley 62634 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Cleaner Tour De France Kicks Off With A Nod To WWI