This statue is located in Utah's Capitol building, beneath a mural of Brigham Young and the first Mormon pioneers traveling out west. "Utah is a place that understands the value of immigration," says Utah's speaker of the House, Becky Lockhart. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Three Years On, Utah's Immigrant Guest Worker Law Still Stalled

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Emir Dunn, an inmate firefighter stationed at the Chamberlain Creek Conservation fire camp in California, at work on a fire. About 4,000 inmate firefighters battle blazes across the state. Adam Grossberg/KQED hide caption

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Thousands Of Inmates Serve Time Fighting The West's Forest Fires

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Chief Medical Resident Dr. Julia Vermylen (right) critiques interns during an "intern boot camp," held at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital in June. Stacy Thacker/AP hide caption

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Eduard Egarter-Vigl (left) and Albert Zink (right) sample Italy's mummified iceman for genetic analysis in November 2010. Previous research suggests he, too, was predisposed to heart disease. Samadelli Marco/EURAC hide caption

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A Prospective Pro Athletes' Backup Plan? Pit Crewing For NASCAR

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Milwaukee Neighborhood Rallies To Put Young Boys On The Right Path

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Community Prosecutions Credited With Drops In Crime

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The Wilshire Boulevard Temple (pictured above circa 1939) was dedicated 85 years ago in 1929. Rabbi Steve Leder says, "This was the Los Angeles Jewish community's statement to itself — and to the majoritarian culture that surrounded it — that 'We are here, and we are prepared to be a great cultural and religious and civic force in our community.' " Courtesy Los Angeles Public Library hide caption

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Best Seat In The House Of Worship: The Temple Hollywood Built

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Robert Calkin, the president of the Cannabis Career Institute, spoke at an exhibition called Hempcon held in San Bernardino, Calif., last year Courtesy of Robert Calkin/AP hide caption

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Bulleit is one of 50 different brands a food blogger says is using whiskey from an Indiana factory. Mike McCune/Flickr hide caption

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Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

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Rank-and-file Market Basket employees show support for ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Curt Nickisch/WBUR hide caption

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Grocery Chain Workers Want Their CEO Back

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What Common Core Looks Like In A Second Grade Classroom

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A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk on July 18 in Winthrop, Wash., where a fire destroyed about 100 homes. Officials say that fire damage, overall, is down this summer, but that firefighting costs are skyrocketing. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

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When Searching For Mentors, Look 'Beyond Race'

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