PRI's The World: 05/19/2015

May 19, 2015

PRI's The World: 05/19/2015

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May 19, 2015

Voters in Ireland are about to vote on whether to approve same-sex marriage, and the polls are predicting a "yes" victory. In Northern Ireland, meanwhile, it's the case of a cake with a pro-gay marriage design that's making headlines. Plus, a sitar player remembers how David Letterman gave him his big break.

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FAO, I hardly knew you

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FAO Schwarz is closing its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in July. Toys R Us, which owns the iconic brand, cites the cost of retail space on New York City's pricey Fifth Avenue. The iconic business was initially just a twinkle in a German immigrant's eye.

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