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Parkesdale Farm Market is run by Jim Meeks, 70, and his extended family, including his daughter-in-law Xiamara Meeks, 36. Business is booming and the stand has been a mainstay on presidential campaign stops since the days of George H.W. Bush. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Florida Market Draws Candidates Like Bees To Nectar

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Hang Hang Joshua Bell & Edgar Meyer with Sam Bush & Mike Marshall
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Booked Up Inc. helped put author Larry McMurtry's hometown on the map when it became one of the largest used bookstores in the country. Donna McWilliam/AP hide caption

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With 'Last Book Sale,' Lit Giant Leaves One More Gift

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Kings and Queens Charnett Moffett
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The Things of Swing Charnett Moffett

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Japan's Nuclear Debate Weighs Safety, Economics

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Yakushi Kitaro
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Natural Gas Giant Tries To Shift Gears

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The James Bond Theme John Barry & The Orchestra
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