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Since the water wheel began churning in May, it has removed 40 tons of trash from Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Clearwater Mills LLC hide caption

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Baltimore's Water Wheel Keeps On Turning, Pulling In Tons Of Trash

It looks like a cross between an old grain mill, a covered wagon and a spaceship: a giant, solar-powered wheel that sucks in bags, bottles and other detritus from Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

A fisherman walks the streets of Mariel, on Cuba's northwest coast. In the distance, construction is underway on the Port of Mariel, where the government is creating a special free-trade zone. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Heirs Of The Revolution: A Changing Cuba

Cuba's Mariel Port: Once An Escape, Now A Window To The Future

In the 1980s and '90s, thousands of Cubans fleeing to the U.S. passed through Mariel port. Today, it's the site of an ambitious special economic zone that is filling many locals with optimism.

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Code Switch

Murdered Voting Advocate's Brother Wants Protections Back

David Goodman says last year the Supreme Court gutted the civil rights law that Andrew Goodman and other Freedom Summer activists gave their lives for.

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