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Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Most Won't Get It

GOP efforts to repeal the ACA are still in flux, and there's more talk now of trying to work out bipartisan fixes for Obamacare. But most suggested remedies won't fix the problems in remote regions.

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I Sink, Therefore I Am: This Robot Wasn't Programmed For Existential Angst

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Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Most Won't Get It

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Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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As Log Trucks And Fishing Boats Leave, Gold Beach Tries To Remake Its Identity

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At the Circles Edge Tommy Guerrero
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What Really Happened At That Robotics Competition You've Heard So Much About

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Sing Different: Steve Jobs' Life Becomes An Opera

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