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Costumi Siciliani Beppe Gambetta / Carlo Aonzo / David Grisman
Mazurka Vi Opus 141 Beppe Gambetta / Carlo Aonzo / David Grisman
Twiggy Brad Mehldau Trio
Aquaman Brad Mehldau Trio

Joseph Arradondo assists his son Nasir, 2, on the sidelines of his daughter's soccer game in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Arradondo attended Co-Parent Court about a year ago and says the court helped with communication between him and Nasir's mother. Jeffrey Thompson/MPR News hide caption

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Never-Married Parents Get Help From Special Court

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Movement and Location Punch Brothers
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To Believe without Seeing Henry Cole & the Afro Beat Collective

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Is It Possible To Walk And Work At The Same Time?

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Researchers say our brains are probably wired from an evolutionary sense to encourage running and high aerobic activities. Above, a man runs past the Sydney Harbour Bridge on April 22. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images hide caption

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'Wired To Run': Runner's High May Have Been Evolutionary Advantage

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Chariots of Fire Synthesizer Syndicate
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Taboo - Spacestar Remix Os Morcegos

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Before The IPO: A Private Market For Tech Shares

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The Avengers Alan Silvestri
Third Uncle Brian Eno
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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other defendants accused of the 9/11 attacks refused to cooperate when they went before a military commission in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Saturday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sept. 11 Defendants Focus On Torture During Hearing

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Ora Bolas Jon Gold
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All the Things You Are Paul Desmond; Gerry Mulligan

In this photo taken June 14, 2011, a damaged sign for Joplin High School (transformed into "hope" with tape) is seen in front of the school. The school was one of three in the city destroyed by an EF-5 tornado that wiped out much of the community. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Tornado Recovery Offers Joplin Students New Lessons

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Sitting Mule/Drive to Town--Jerry Douglas Various
Drive to Town for Clothes--Jerry Douglas & Stuart Duncan Various

Released in December, Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" has been rising on the charts — it reaches no. 5 this week — and winning the hearts of fans on YouTube. Vanessa Heins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dudes Act Like A Lady: 'Call Me Maybe' Takes Over YouTube

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Call Me Maybe Carly Rae Jepsen
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Speaker Sweat All Good Funk Alliance

Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., and Republican challenger Mitt Romney (right) take part in a televised debate at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Mass., in 1994. Romney lost to Kennedy in his first political race. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Romney's 1994 Senate Loss Left Lasting Marks

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Road to Coba The Funk Ark
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Namaste Beastie Boys

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The Serious Comic Art Of Daniel Clowes

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A New Life Original Soundtrack
Untitled Instrumental [#] The J.B.'s
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