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Diablo's Dance Wes Montgomery
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In Juvenile Detention, Girls Find Health System Geared To Boys
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Booth Shot Lincoln Tony Trischka
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Independent Bookstores Find Their Footing
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Spain Expands Renewables With Wave-Powered Electricity Plant
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My Burr Minotaur Shock
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Manning Plea Offer Another Odd Piece Of An Odd Case
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Aguilas and Cobras Brownout
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Rosa Maria Ramirez lost most of her belongings in the storm and is moving out of her damaged house on Staten Island. Because she's undocumented, she doesn't qualify for federal financial disaster assistance. Reema Khrais/NPR hide caption

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Post-Sandy Aid Inaccessible For Some Immigrants
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Close To the Sky Six Organs of Admittance
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Egyptian Judges Prepare For A Strike
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Forest Crunk [Instrumentals] Blockhead
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Illumination Thievery Corporation
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Meshell Ndegeocello Honors Simone's 'Sovereign Soul'
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New Cuban Express Manuel Valera
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