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The sun illuminates a row of homes at Park Plaza Cooperative in Fridley, Minn. Five years ago, the residents formed a nonprofit co-op and bought their entire neighborhood from the company that owned it. Bridget Bennett for NPR hide caption

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When Residents Take Ownership, A Mobile Home Community Thrives

A neighborhood in Minnesota is proving that there's a potential solution to run-down mobile home parks: The residents banded together democratically and purchased their community.

Sleepless Nights Jim Chappell
A Distant Episode Till Brönner
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Ruth McCafferty, who works in Kalispell, Mont., credits the training she got through the state's Medicaid expansion with helping her get a good job. Eric Whitney / MTPR hide caption

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Montana May Be Model For Future Medicaid Work Requirement

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Spirals Mark Egan
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As We Speak
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Penguin Quartet San Francisco

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When Residents Take Ownership, A Mobile Home Community Thrives

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Give Inski's The Mattson 2
Around Here Anger/Marshall Band
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Tarde Till Brönner
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Lost Again, Dark Bill Frisell
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Mistress of Storms Michael Occhipinti
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Change of Seasons Russ Freeman & Craig Chaquico

UCSF is laying off some of its IT staff and sending their jobs to a contractor with headquarters in India. Luciano Lozano/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Outsourced: In A Twist, Some San Francisco IT Jobs Are Moving To India

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Work Song Eric Marienthal
Astral Island Lou Volpe

In Paterson, Adam Driver's character does the same thing every day. "Routine is very liberating and nurturing for him," says director Jim Jarmusch. Mary Cybulsky/Amazon Studios & Bleecker Street hide caption

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'Paterson': A Love Poem To Poetry, From Director Jim Jarmusch

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Two Cents Plain Kapelye
Cathedral Cave Ronn McFarlane

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