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How America 'Struck Back': Doolittle Raid Turns 70

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Nikky Finney is an award-winning poet and the Provost's Distinguished Service Professor of English at the University of Kentucky. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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The Beauty And Difficulty Of Poet Nikky Finney

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In Kentucky, 2015 Derby Winner Could Arrive Any Day Now

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After Decades, Journo Still Covers Fla. Legislature

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Sophomore Emily Nugent is among Berea College's 1,600 students who receive free tuition. On average, Berea's students come from families with household incomes of about $25,000. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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Hard Times Inspire Ky. College Students To Action

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The Daily Racing Form is the newspaper of the thoroughbred industry. The first one was published in Chicago on Nov. 17, 1894. The Keeneland racetrack in Lexington, Ky., holds a vast collection and is attempting to establish a digital archive.

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117 Years Of Race Stats Put To Pasture At The Track

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Boy Scouts Find New Home Amid Mountains

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A carbon fiber tobacco moth wing created by Maj. Ryan O'Hara flaps 30 times per second and was photographed using a strobe light. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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Air Force Eyes Micromachine Bugs That Can Spy

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Wayne Seybold of Marion, Ind., grew up in a trailer park on the factory side of town. As mayor, he's downsized the city's government and expanded the business community. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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Progress And Promise For A Town Once In Crisis

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Portsmouth Public Health Nurse Lisa Roberts helped found the Scioto County Prescription Drug Action Team. Behind her is a memorial to victims of prescription drug abuse. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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A County Takes Down Prescription 'Pill Mills'

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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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