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The Continental Carbon plant sits on the southern outskirts of Ponca City, Okla. Residents blamed the plant, which produces a black dust known as carbon black, for polluting their city. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Oklahoma Town Battles Powdery Carbon Pollution

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Streamwalk Richard Thompson
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Shake Ya Boogie Mocean Worker
Robots Everywhere Original Soundtrack
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Arterial Rachel's
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Joseph Byrd, unemployed and living on disability, prepares to pick up groceries at the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger food pantry in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 2010. The new experimental poverty measure takes into account cost of living associated with geographic differences. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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New Measure Shows Higher Poverty Rate In U.S.

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Democratic candidate Johnny DuPree answers questions during a gubernatorial debate at the Mississippi College School of Law auditorium in Jackson, Miss., on Oct. 14. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Win Or Lose, DuPree Makes History In Mississippi

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Soul Merchant Bill Frisell
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Bealtine Brad Mehldau
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3:36 Andrew Bird
Never Meant [Vinyl] American Football
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Ari Zivotofsky stands with his 9-year-old son, Menachem, outside the Supreme Court on Monday. Menachem was born in Jerusalem, and he and his parents want his U.S. passport to list his place of birth as Israel. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Can Passports List 'Jerusalem, Israel' As Birthplace?

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Day Is Done Brad Mehldau Trio
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To the Author [Version 1] The Sea and Cake
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Heritage Margie Adam
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Spoons Tunng
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It's All Around You Tortoise
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Kumasi Walk Ikebe Shakedown
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Nigerian Joni Haastrup helped pioneer the Afrobeat genre of music. Courtesy of Press Junkie PR hide caption

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Reissues Put Afrobeat Back On The Map

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Give the Beggar a Chance MonoMono
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Aluminum City [Instrumental] Honeycut
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