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A DC 3 stands ready to take off on the runway in Villavicencio , Colombia. Carlos Villalon for NPR hide caption

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Cruising Over Colombia In A Plane From Another Era

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Cotton Mather (from left): Dana Myzer, Josh Gravelin, Whit Williams and Robert Harrison. Todd Wolfson/Courtesy of Fanatic Promotion hide caption

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Cotton Mather's 'Kontiki,' The Album That Won't Go Gently

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A wooden paddle sits on the principal's desk at Sneads High School in Jackson County, Fla. Almost every county in the state's rural north has policies that allow schools to paddle students. Sarah Gonzalez/StateImpact Florida hide caption

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Spanking Lives On In Rural Florida Schools

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AGCO employees work on the assembly line in the company's newly expanded Jackson, Minn., manufacturing plant. The expansion brought the facility's staff from 850 to 1,050 workers and allows the plant to make tractors that were previously made in France. Jackson Forderer for Minnesota Public Radio hide caption

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Factories 'Reshore' Some Work From Overseas

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This May 3, 1999, funnel became the F-5 storm that damaged thousands of buildings in central Okahoma. University of Oklahoma storm chasers and observers are anticipating the annual tornado season as it approaches the central part of the country. J. Pat Carter/AP hide caption

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Tornado Tech: What If Dorothy Had A Smartphone?

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F. Sherwood Rowland, pictured here in 1989, was one of three chemists who shared the 1995 Nobel Prize for chemistry for work on discovering chemicals that deplete the Earth's ozone layer. University of California/AP hide caption

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F. Sherwood Rowland, Warned Of Aerosol's Danger

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Road Rage: As documented in Bully, the school bus is a prime venue for students who target other students for verbal and physical abuse. Weinstein Co. hide caption

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New Film Takes An Intimate Look At School Bullying

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