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Beyond Slurpees: Many Japanese Mini-Marts Now Cater To Elders

Convenience is in the eye of the generation. Increasingly, corner markets in Japan target the 27 percent of residents over 65 — offering nursing care advice and home delivery of meals and groceries.

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In Mariachi Music, A Distinctive Yell Speaks To The Soul

The grito is a spontaneous burst of emotion — a shout — that is part of the mariachi tradition. Some younger Mexican-Americans are reclaiming the grito for a new generation.

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Social Network Nextdoor Moves To Block Racial Profiling Online

Social networks let users share without being impeded. But Nextdoor, a platform for neighborhoods, is moving to block posts for the first time when they appear to be racial profiling.

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Beyond Slurpees: Many Japanese Mini-Marts Now Cater To Elders

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NBC Declares Rio A 'Media' Success, Though TV Ratings Were Down

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In Mariachi Music, A Distinctive Yell Speaks To The Soul

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Social Network Nextdoor Moves To Block Racial Profiling Online

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Artist Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This, And A Judge Agrees

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Concertino for jew's-harp & mandora in F [[Part 4]] Munich Chamber Orchestra, Hans Stadlmair (conductor)
Echoes ODESZA
The Sticks The Budos Band
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