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Yuma County Prepares for Zika Virus Threat

Yuma county officials are worried about the Zika virus. They have reason to be—Yuma has many agricultural workers who come from parts of Mexico and Central America, where the virus is present. Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports. Richard Cuming is a Yuma County Vector Control specialist and his job is to reduce breeding sites for mosquitoes. On a 100-degree June afternoon, he hangs a mosquito trap in a cluttered yard in downtown Yuma. “We’ll go ahead and hang this in a...
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Six European Union foreign ministers meeting in Berlin are pressing the U.K. to make a quick exit from the bloc. This comes a day after referendum results showed that Britain has voted to leave the EU.

Representatives from the six founding member countries – France, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and Italy – were huddled in crisis mode at the meeting to plan the bloc's future course without the U.K., as NPR's Eleanor Beardsley tells our Newscast Unit.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

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The band Winger is perhaps best remembered for its late 1980s rock anthems, like "Seventeen." Its musicians could play. They wrote catchy songs, and of course, they had the hair. MTV viewers ate it up.

"Me being the Peter Pan of rock that I was, doing double pirouettes with my bass and you know, a real ham in the camera, it took off," says Kip Winger, the group's lead singer and bassist, who formed the band after touring with Alice Cooper in the late '80s.

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