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"Name the presidential race is expected to be close. The government backed candidates Devo Pendarovski picked up forty one percent in the first round of owning last month. But so did Gordana Cillian of Scud Cova who is backed by nationalists who see the name change deal as capitulation to an unreasonable neighbour north Macedonia used to be called Macedonia by everyone but Greece which claims ownership of the name north Macedonia government Tout's the name change deal with Greece's progress. The country is on-track enter NATO. In the U less than half of Macedonians voted in the first round of last month's elections. At least forty percent need to vote in the runoff to validate the result for NPR news. I'm Joanna kakissis. Athens, the co owner of maximum security, the horse that was disqualified as the winner of this year's Kentucky Derby yesterday says he's considering an appeal Gary west calls the disqualification egregious country. House was declared the winner after race stewards ruled maximum security interfered with another horses path. I'm Barbara Klein NPR news in Washington. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the corporation for public broadcasting and the estate of Joan Kroc whose bequest serves as an enduring investments in the future of public radio. And the John D and Catherine T MacArthur foundation at macfound dot org. Leave it to KCRW in case of amazing audience to revolutionize the public pledge drive. The undrivable a whole new way to raise the money for the programs you rely on without interrupting the shows you rely on we only for your support during the short break. So let's prove once and."