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"I've always loved music," says Lauren Eylise. "It's my second language." Her song "Peaks and Valleys" caught the attention of NPR Music's judges for the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest
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Koko Kondo at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 5. Kondo was determined to get revenge on the person who dropped the atomic bomb on her city. Then, she met him.
"I got a lot of emails after we posted our first video," says violinist Dr. Erica Hardy. She says the orchestra's virtual performances are a way to give back to the community.
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Hospital officials in Virginia this spring reported a spike in COVID-19 cases at the Perdue poultry processing plant in the Eastern Shore city of Accomac. Virginia has become the first state in the nation to mandate coronavirus workplace safety rules.
An angry and frustrated crowd of about 1,500 people call for the resignation of Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and Richmond Police Chief Will Smith on June 2 outside of City Hall.
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