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Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar (left) has been stamping passports in advance of a possible Palestinian bid for recognition at the United Nations in September. His stamp is not a valid passport mark, but a statement in support of U.N. bid. Here, he stamps a tourist's passport at the Ramallah central bus station. Jonathan Levinson /For NPR hide caption

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Air Quality Concerns Threaten Natural Gas's Image

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Chad Stephens helps diver Tom Warvell recover an ice sensor from the bottom of Lake Erie. The two are part of a company (specializing in underwater recovery) working with engineers studying how ice floes during the winter would affect the foundation of a lake-based wind turbine. Jeff St. Clair/WKSU hide caption

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Great Lakes May Beat Atlantic To Offshore Wind

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CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA NO. 1 IN D MAJOR, OP. 19: SCHERZO: VIVACISSIMO SHAHAM/LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA/PREVIN
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Sachal Vasandani: A 'Nice Indian Kid' Learns To Sing Jazz

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