February 12, 2002 Even though there's no snow in their country, some Kenyan distance runners are following Olympic dreams as cross country skiers. They're shaky on technique, but they hope their speed and endurance will ultimately make them competitive in the sport. One Kenyan skier, Philip Boit, races later this week.
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March 11, 1997 There's growing anger at the U.S. Postal Services for closing hundreds of downtown post offices every year and building modern ones in strip malls or industrial parks. Community activists say that's a death sentence for downtowns.
December 3, 1996 It's been a very long time since the North American condor flew over the deserts and canyons of northern Arizona. Next month, biologists hope to change that. They will release several condors that were bred in captivity from a mountaintop hideaway. NPR's Howard Berkes went to Arizona to see the condors and their keepers. And he talked with local residents who feared endangered species in their neighborhood might change the way people live there.
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