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Garrison Keillor says he's starting to doubt plan to retire from Prairie Home in 2013

"I’ve been thinking about it, thinking: what else would I do? And I can’t come up with anything," the host tells WNPR.
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"I’ve been thinking about it, thinking: what else would I do? And I can’t come up with anything," the host tells WNPR.

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