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Sidney, Neb., has been home to Cabela's corporate headquarters since 1964, when Dick and Mary Cabela's catalog company outgrew its original offices in nearby Chappell. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Cabela's Sale Sends Ripples of Anxiety Through Rural Nebraska Town

The sale of the outdoor retail giant to rival Bass Pro Shops has folks in Sidney, Neb., wrestling with the notion of becoming just another struggling rural American town.

French Letter J Walk
Sinnerman Nina Simone
Maliblue Darius
Porque Existo Silvana Estrada, Ciudad de las Flores
Animus Vox The Glitch Mob

If President Trump's EPA rolls back the decision, it could make Pebble Mine a reality in the Bristol Bay region, where one of the world's most important sockeye salmon fisheries is based. Brian Adams for NPR hide caption

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Trump's EPA Could Open Door For Alaska Gold And Copper Mine

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Roll The Bones (Unlucky Skin) Shakey Graves
I Will Possess Your Heart Death Cab for Cutie

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Goran Bregović Reconciles Religion With Music On 'Three Letters From Sarajevo'

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Jalija Goran Bregovic
The Garden Cut Chemist
Canto Bight John Williams
Other Galactic Funk Meco
Dance [Instrumental] Danny Brown
Penthouse Floor John Legend, Chance the Rapper

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A Painting Stored Away And The Artist Who Wants It To See The Light Of Day

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Love Born Matisyahu
5th Symphony Amsterdam Concert Ensemble
Paranoid Remix Damu The Fudgemunk

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Cabela's Sale Sends Ripples of Anxiety Through Rural Nebraska Town

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O Tannenbaum [O Christmas Tree] Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Playhouse Review
Christmas Is Coming Vince Guaraldi, Colin Bailey et. al.
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