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Paying for Reservations at SF Restaurants?

Today at 9:00am

If you want a reservation at a high-end restaurant in San Francisco, you may have to pay to hold your spot. Some restaurants are adopting a new ticket system that requires patrons to pay for a reservation when they make it.

  • A protester in Ferguson, Missouri

The Takeaway

Beyond Ferguson: The Struggle for Racial Equality

Today at 12:00pm

The show presents a full hour on Ferguson and issues of race and justice in America. Two generations of black St. Louis residents reflect on what has and hasn't changed in the region in recent decades.

  • 'The Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening poses with characters

Fresh Air

'The Simpsons': An Appreciation

Today at 1:00pm

All 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" will be broadcast in the longest single-series marathon in history, beginning Thursday. TV critic David Bianculli shares an appreciation. Plus, interviews with creator Matt Groening and several cast members.

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