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Appalachian History Boxed Up In Shuttered Museum

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Educators at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force teach students about spaceflight. The museum is one of many vying to display a space shuttle. Dan Patterson/National Museum of the U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Air Force Museum Makes Its Case To Land A Shuttle

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Secret Donors Stuff Stockings Of Needy With $100

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The Loss Of Its Post Office Changes W.Va. Town

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Efforts To Ease Voting Change Meaning Of 'Election Day'

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Celia Cruz: The Voice From Havana

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Jay and Ann Birdwell of Still Hollow Farm in Greeneville, Tenn., with their two granddaughters. The Birdwells hope the girls will eventually take over the farm. Noah Adams /NPR hide caption

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Century Farms: A Slice Of History, Threatened

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Tobacco Farmers Feel The Pinch Of Rising Taxes

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Mary Ann Vecchio screams as she kneels over the body of Jeffrey Miller after he was shot during an anti-war demonstration at Kent State University in Ohio on May 4, 1970. Four students were killed when Ohio National Guard troops fired at some 600 anti-war demonstrators. This photo, taken by John Filo, won the Pulitzer Prize. Courtesy of John Filo via WKSU hide caption

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Shots Still Reverberate For Survivors Of Kent State

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For The Best Belgian Beer, Go To ... Michigan?

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Author Elmore Leonard at his home in Bloomfield Village, Mich. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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Elmore Leonard, At Home In Detroit

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Miniature Train Displays That Draw From Nature

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What's New In The Baucus Health Care Pitch?

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Bay Bridge Closure Threatens Nightmare Commute

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