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Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. Hosts Renée Montagne, Steve Inskeep, and David Greene bring the day's stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite listeners to experience the stories. Morning Edition is a world of ideas tailored to fit into your busy life.

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A city already tense over police shootings experienced another over the weekend. Chicago police killed a young man and also a middle-aged mother.

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Now let's talk about the year in TV. 2015 was a year that television exploded with even more options for fans and a year that TV said goodbye to some household names. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans takes a look back.

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Donald Trump used a Yiddish word dealing with the male anatomy to make his point that a candidate got defeated handily. Trump pointed out that a radio host used the word earlier: former NPR host Neal Conan. In an op-ed, Conan apologizes.

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In Madrid, Museo del Jamón, which isn't a museum but a chain of bars, sells special ham backpacks, for carrying a whole ham leg — hoof and all — around town at the holidays. Spanish airports have special luggage rules for them. A leg of ham is the most popular family gift at Christmas. Every self-respecting Spanish household has a jamonera — a kitchen countertop rack on which to mount and cut slices off a ham leg.

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All right. Let's bring another voice in here. We've been listening to this piece with Sandra Bland's sister on the line. Her name's Sharon Cooper. She's in Chicago. Good morning to you.

SHARON COOPER: Good morning. How are you?

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WHAM: (Singing) Last Christmas I gave you my heart...

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Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. When Spanish musician Carlos Aguilera had brain surgery to remove a tumor, he was awake and playing his sax. Here he is via YouTube.

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CARLOS AGUILERA: (Playing saxophone).

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