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In Banned Books Scavenger Hunt, The Prize Is Literary 'Smut'

The D.C. public library has hidden books throughout the city in stores, libraries and cafes. They're covered in black dust jackets with labels like FILTHY, TRASHY and PROFANE. Can you find all six?

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In Banned Books Scavenger Hunt, The Prize Is Literary 'Smut'

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Secrets to Hide Patrick Doyle
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Tollbooth cashier Henry Gregorio collects change from drivers at the New Rochelle Toll Plaza on I-95. Gregorio has worked in a tollbooth since 1980. Tollbooths are gradually being replaced by E-ZPass technology. Stephen Nessen/WNYC hide caption

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Music, Spies And Exact Change: The Strange History Of Electronic Tolls

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Tour guide Ron Craig points to a photo in Jack Daniel's old office at the whiskey maker's distillery in Lynchburg, Tenn. The photo, taken in the 1890s, shows Jack Daniel (wearing a black-banded white hat and a gray goatee), seated next to an African-American man. He and a second African-American man (top left) are believed to be sons of Nearis Green, who may have helped teach Daniel his trade. Blake Farmer/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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Jack Daniel's Heralds A Slave's Role In Its Origin Story

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Whiskey Before Breakfast Brian Sutton & Doc Watson
Moonlight Mile Tim Ries
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Hot in Here [Clean Album Version] Nelly

For months, Security, Colo., resident Brenda Piontkowski has regularly visited this vending station to collect drinking water for her family. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Chemicals In Drinking Water Prompt Inspections Of U.S. Military Bases

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Dirty Pretty Thing [From Dirty Pretty Things] Nathan Larson
Played Twice Kenny Drew, Jr.
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Susan Glisson, former director of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation at the University of Mississippi, facilitates discussions on slavery and race. Charles Tucker/Sustainable Equity hide caption

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'Only Cheap Talk Is Cheap': Mississippi Woman Hosts Conversations About Race

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Truth Charnett Moffett
First Tube Phish
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Spiritual Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny
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Softly Patrice Rushen
Spilling of Salt Earnest Woodall
Common Places Starr Parodi

The Rev. Faith Green Timmons interrupts Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as he speaks during a visit to Bethel United Methodist Church in Flint, Mich. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Criticizes Flint Pastor — But Misstates Key Facts About Their Encounter

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The Sermon Jimmy Smith
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Exfoliator Matt Flinner
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Will I Live Vince Mendoza
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