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Former state Sens. Dale Schultz, at podium, and Tim Cullen discuss gerrymandering in Wisconsin. Ailsa Chang/NPR hide caption

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Renewed Calls For Patriotism Over Politics When Drawing District Lines

It's not against the law for politicians to consider politics when they're redrawing districts, but the situation in Wisconsin is particularly aggressive.

Joe Metro (Remix) - Instrumental Blue Scholars
Keep It Alive! Instro (Instrumental) Kero One

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16 Years Since The First Deployment, U.S. Soldiers Prepare To Go Again

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Korea St. Lenox
Close to Home Vienna Teng
Smoke & Mirrors Tokimonsta

Earthquake survivors look at a collapsed building in Istanbul in August 1999. The magnitude 7.4 quake killed 17,000 people across northwestern Turkey. Eyal Warshavsky/AP hide caption

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18 Years After Turkey's Deadly Quake, Safety Concerns Grow About The Next Big One

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(Funeral) Parade (Intro) Run River North
Cloud City Sweater Beats

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40 Years Of Athletic Support: Happy Anniversary To The Sports Bra

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Detroit Part II Shigeto
Find You Again Sam Kang

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Renewed Calls For Patriotism Over Politics When Drawing District Lines

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Dérive Surya
Everything Is Going To Be Alright Giraffage

A worker milking cows at a farm in Manati, Puerto Rico, on Thursday. Puerto Rico's dairy farmers account for about a third of the island's total agricultural production. Now they're struggling to recover their cows and get them milked. Courtesy of Manuel Perez hide caption

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Puerto Rico's Dairy Industry, Once Robust, Flattened By Maria

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Can't Let Go, Juno Kishi Bashi
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Marilee Dominguez (right) speaks on the phone with her sister-in-law in Costa Rica inside Derkes Pharmacy in Guayama, Puerto Rico. The owner of the store, Ana Rita Sued, (center) has made her phone with a satellite connection available to residents so they can contact relatives and friends outside of Puerto Rico. Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

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'We're Alive': Guayama Residents Reach Family On Town's One Working Phone

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Here Comes Beautiful (Study Break) Bohkeh

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Sorry: Demi Lovato's Not Sorry

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Sexy Dirty Love Demi Lovato
By the Water Taiyo Na
Sufi La Swet Shop Boys