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Idea Week starts at Notre Dame Friday

The University of Notre Dame’s Idea Week festival kicks off Friday with events on campus including a talk by Patti LuPone. The festival runs until Sunday April 29th with presentations, competitions and entertainment. Nick Swisher is with the Idea Center at Notre Dame, the group that’s putting on the festival. He said he hopes the event can grow to be like a South by Southwest for innovation. “We’re really trying to, I wouldn’t necessarily copy South by Southwest but honor what it’s done.”...

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Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday on Saturday.

The celebrations kicked off at Buckingham Palace during the changing of the guard where the Band of the Irish Guards played "Happy Birthday."

The customary gun salutes by the British Army took place midday — "a 41 gun salute in Hyde Park, a 21 gun salute in Windsor Great Park and a 62 gun salute at the Tower of London," according to the Royal Household website.

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The pews filled at a Houston church on Saturday to honor Barbara Bush. The wife of the 41st president and the mother of the 43rd, she died Tuesday at age 92.

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Conversations with the 2nd District Democratic Candidates

Morning Edition host Michael Linville speaks with the active Democratic candidates for the second district seat in the US House.

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