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'Speed Dating' For Farmers And Chefs: ISO A Perfect Local-Food Match

Farmers are shy; chefs are ferocious. But they need each other to put local food on restaurant tables. A "speed-dating" event in Washington, D.C. matches farmers with chefs, aided by free beer.

Sans Soleil Astralia
Mekto Astralia
From West Texas Explosions in the Sky

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Trump Bans U.S. Funding For Groups That 'Promote' Abortion Overseas

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The Seven Pillars of Gulu Stage Kids
Another Smooth Ride Evil Needle
Red and Simple Evil Needle
Skylight Gramatik

James Bounds is a West Virginia miner with black lung disease; it took him 4 1/2 years to get compensation benefits. A provision in Obamacare later made qualifying for those benefits much easier. Kara Lofton/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Obamacare Repeal Threatens A Health Benefit Popular In Coal Country

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Chance to Leave The Halifax Pier
Untitled The Halifax Pier

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'Speed Dating' For Farmers And Chefs: ISO A Perfect Local-Food Match

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Some Have Said Yppah
Never Mess With Sunday Yppah
Yoragathupaga Trilok Gurtu/Arkè String Quartet
Skopje Trilok Gurtu/Arkè String Quartet
Ladakh Ancient Future

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President Trump To Cut Regulations By '75 Percent' — How Real Is That?

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When women express a lot of ambition in the workplace, research shows they pay a price. PeopleImages/Getty Images hide caption

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Research Examines The Effects Of Gender On Stated Ambition

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Crystal Sky LRKR
Morning Rain LRKR
Lingo Phil Parisot
Collage Phil Parisot
A Go Go John Scofield
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How To Make Broadcast Towers More Bird-Friendly: Turn Off Some Lights

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