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The Rise of Coding Bootcamps

Today at 10:00am

High-cost, intensive coding bootcamps promise to provide enough skills to land a coveted programing job. Are they worth the investment, and do they live up to their promises?

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The Takeaway

How Would Shell Oil Drilling Impact the Arctic?

Today at 12:00pm

President Obama has been criticized for promoting protection of the Alaskan Arctic after allowing Shell to drill there. The show looks at the impacts of Shell's proposed drilling.

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Fresh Air

Jonathan Franzen

Today at 1:00pm

Jonathan Franzen talks about his new novel "Purity," which is in part about secrets and the people who keep them, and those who do not. Franzen's other novels include "The Corrections" and "Freedom."

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