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Some of this season's Comice pear harvest is rotting in Pacific Northwest orchards because there aren't enough workers to pick it. Deena Prichep/for NPR hide caption

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Labor-Starved Pear Farmers Buckle Under Bumper Crop

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Jonathan Noyes started binging on food after a stressful period in his family's life, including his father's job loss and his grandmother's cancer. Maggie Starbard /NPR hide caption

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For Boys With Eating Disorders, Finding Treatment Can Be Hard

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The Wright Brothers Flyer lifts off in Kitty Hawk, N.C., on Dec. 17, 1903. Now 110 years later, a thriving aviation industry is looking to fill jobs in high-tech manufacturing. AP hide caption

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Wanted: A New Generation Of High-Tech Aviation Workers

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Dave Duerson (right), in 1988. Duerson committed suicide in 2011 and wrote a note that included this request: "Please see that my brain is given to the NFL's brain bank." AP hide caption

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When It Comes To Brain Injury, Authors Say NFL Is In A 'League Of Denial'

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The Supreme Court opens its new term this week. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Shutdown, Supreme Court Opens Its Doors For New Term

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