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Nickel Creek, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

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Newport Folk Festival

Nickel Creek, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

The trio of onetime child prodigies returned this year after a seven year hiatus with no loss of creativity or chops. Nickel Creek performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 26.

New York Debates Whether Housing Counts As Health Care

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Offering a homeless person an apartment with access to a doctor and social services may be cheaper than paying for emergency room visits and jail or shelter stays. But should Medicaid help with rent?

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A Celebration Of Cheap Thrills At The Whitney

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A Celebration Of Cheap Thrills At The Whitney

Commentator Alva Noë takes in the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney and says it's an impressive display of this hyper-successful, visionary artist's work. But that's not all he says.

Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird's Survival

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Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird's Survival

To withstand their 9,300-mile migration, red knots feast on eggs from horseshoe crabs each spring in Delaware Bay. Scientists worry many crabs are starting to lay eggs before the birds can get there.

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