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Nautil Us Le Loup & Seuil
Ghost Trio Tom Middleton & Blu Mar Ten
King Kong Titan

The main street in Oberhausen — Germany's most indebted city — is dotted with vacancies. Despite its economic woes, Oberhausen, like other western German cities, must make "reunification" payments to the former communist East. The payments help explain German voters' reluctance to bail out Greece and other eurozone countries. Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A German City With Debt Problems Of Its Own

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Workers in the Georgia secretary of state's office have fallen behind on licensing applications for nurses. Jim Burress/WABE hide caption

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Georgia Immigration Law Trips Up Doctors And Nurses

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Wish for a Flood Ilad
Kangaroo Rat Beastie Boys
We Learn Rob Cross
Emily's Groove Jowee Omicil

Volunteers help to clean up in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Post-Sandy, Residents Gut Hard-Hit Rockaway

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Panamericana Gotan Project

Afghan villagers look at a translator as U.S. soldiers tend to an injured local Afghan man, who was shot for being suspected of planting a roadside bomb in Genrandai village at Panjwai district, Kandahar, on Sept. 24. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghans Brace For U.S. Departure In 2014

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Sunny's Song Benevento-Russo Duo
Flat Panda Dianogah
My Burr Minotaur Shock

Chris Costa and one of her chickens on her farm in Downingtown, Pa. Costa and her partner, T.J., found the land for this farm through a sustainable agriculture program. Emma Lee/WHYY hide caption

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Kind of Like 'eFarmony': Matching Farmers With Urban Landowners For Fun And Profit

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Last year, Congress passed legislation that — among other things — gave employers tax credits for hiring vets. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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Opportunities Emerge For Vets In Tough Job Market

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Rita reimagined classic Persian songs for her latest album, My Joys. Courtesy of Fistuk Artists hide caption

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Iran To Israel And Back To Iran: Rita's Music Goes Home

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