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The Arrowhead Inn is one of four Whiteclay, Neb., stores that sell 4 million cans of beer annually. The stores are currently up for sale. Jim Kent for NPR hide caption

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Pastor Raises Money To Buy Out Liquor Stores Near Reservation

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Same-Sex Marriage Isn't Law Of The Land From Sea To Shining Sea

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Leo Thompson stands in front of his isolated home, where he has lived for 35 years, on the Navajo Nation reservation. Like an estimated 18,000 Navajos homes, his his isn't connected to the electrical grid — it's a half-mile from the nearest line — and until recently Thompson used a generator for power. Ibby Caputo for NPR hide caption

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Solar Power Makes Electricity More Accessible On Navajo Reservation

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Chef Grant Achatz places one of many courses on a server's tray in the Alinea restaurant kitchen in Chicago in 2008. In 2012, the restaurant got rid of reservations and started selling tickets. Earlier this summer, the company announced how effective it's been. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Want To Dine Out? You May Need To Buy Tickets — Or Bid On A Table

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A peek inside the kitchen of Next, an early adopter of the ticket system that's replacing reservations at some restaurants. Courtesy of Christian Seel hide caption

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No More Reservations: Exclusive Restaurants Require Tickets Instead

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