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The Salt

Not Just Sugary-Sweet, Hard Cider Makes A Comeback

Cider is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the United States. Much of that growth is driven by big industrial producers, but smaller cider-makers are looking for a larger bite of the apple.

Oklahoma's Buddy Hield (right) and Denzel Valentine of Michigan State played in Friday's East Regional Semifinal of the 2015 NCAA tournament in Syracuse. If you've got money riding on this year's NCAA tournament, you might want to hear about what happened to John Bovary's football pool. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Cautionary Tale Of A Big-Time Bracket Bust

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Not Just Sugary-Sweet, Hard Cider Makes A Comeback

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Deceptive Cadence

A Young Composer's Evening Prayers For Troubled Times

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A Young Composer's Evening Prayers For Troubled Times

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