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Johnson and his employees used to cut the fields of greens by hand. Now, they use an industrial-scale cutter, which is more efficient and allows them to grow and sell more greens at a lower price. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Vermont Town's Food Focus Still A Growing Concept

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If you don't know who this fellow is (that's Ralph Fiennes playing him), you can find out in the Harry Potter vocabulary below. He's the really (really) bad guy. Warner Bros Pictures hide caption

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A Guide To Potter-isms: Wizardspeak In Translation

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Syrians walk outside the Omayyad Mosque in Damascus in April. Residents are adapting to life amid the ongoing uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime. Anwar Armo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Facade Of Normal Life In Syria's Capital

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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour, a Libyan student holds a portrait of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli, Libya. The government has many die-hard supporters in the capital, but pockets of opposition can be found. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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In Gadhafi's Tripoli, Libyans Cautiously Voice Dissent

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Workmen erect a large "Harry Potter" sign before the London premiere of the last film in the Harry Potter series. Joel Ryan/AP hide caption

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Harry Potter: The Brand That Will Live Forever?

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Julian Walker and his daughter Julia Walker Jewell visited StoryCorps in North Carolina. StoryCorps hide caption

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Visit Provides A Peek Into A Father's Painful Past

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Crew members of the International Space Station — (from left) U.S. astronaut Ron Garan and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Andrei Borisenko — prepare to enter a Soyuz simulator outside Moscow on March 30. With the space shuttle program out of commission, the Russian Soyuz vehicle will be the only way for Americans to reach space. Dimitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Russia, Space Ride For U.S. Spurs Nostalgia, Hope

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