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After you read this sentence, pause for a moment to think back on advertisements you first heard when you were a child.

Perhaps you recall a favorite jingle or the catchphrase of a cereal mascot. You probably can remember more than just one.

On this week's radio replay, we look at the shelf life of commercials. According to University of Arizona researcher Merrie Brucks, an ad we watched when we were 5 years old can influence our buying behavior when we're 50.

A Coast Guard officer charged with gun and drug offenses, and also accused of drawing up a hit list of news anchors and Democratic politicians, could be released from pretrial detention if a supervision program can be worked out, a federal judge said Thursday.

Prosecutors describe Lt. Christopher Hasson, 49, as a "domestic terrorist" and believe he intended to carry out a major attack. However, the charges against him are for illegal possession of weapons and drugs, and Hasson has pleaded not guilty.

Kanye West has been rapping about God from early in his career, hearkening back to one of his first hits, "Jesus Walks" off his debut album, 2004's The College Dropout.

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The Marvel epic "Avengers: Endgame" opens tonight, and it's a safe bet that box office records will fall by the end of the weekend. It's also a safe bet that fans don't want to know too much about the movie before they see it. Our critic Bob Mondello says he can deal with that.

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The Marvel epic "Avengers: Endgame" opens tonight, and it's a safe bet that box office records will fall by the end of the weekend. It's also a safe bet that fans don't want to know too much about the movie before they see it. Our critic Bob Mondello says he can deal with that.

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

The Marvel epic "Avengers: Endgame" opens tonight, and it's a safe bet that box office records will fall by the end of the weekend. It's also a safe bet that fans don't want to know too much about the movie before they see it. Our critic Bob Mondello says he can deal with that.

The Trump administration is postponing controversial plans to greatly expand oil and gas drilling off of the nation's coasts, following a recent setback in court and months of pushback from coastal communities.

Last month, a federal judge in Alaska ruled that President Trump exceeded his authority when he signed an executive order to lift an Obama-era ban on oil and gas drilling in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.

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The Marvel epic "Avengers: Endgame" opens tonight, and it's a safe bet that box office records will fall by the end of the weekend. It's also a safe bet that fans don't want to know too much about the movie before they see it. Our critic Bob Mondello says he can deal with that.

Feast Your Eyes is the name of a new book that tells the story of a young woman — Lillian Preston — who ventures to New York City in the 1950s, absolutely determined to be a photographer. The book is set up as if it's a catalogue accompanying her posthumous show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The supposed catalogue describes 118 photos — but we don't see a single one, because Lillian Preston is fictional, and entirely believable. She's the creation of author Myla Goldberg, who says that while Lillian is fictional, a lot of her photos are real.

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A secretive group of scientists who advise the U.S. government on everything from spy satellites to nuclear weapons is scrambling to find a sponsor after the Defense Department abruptly ended its contract late last month.

The group, known as the Jasons, will run out of money at the end of April. The Pentagon says that the group's advice is no longer needed, but independent experts say it has never been more relevant and worry the department is throwing away a valuable resource.

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