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These Aren't The Rock Hall Inductees You're Looking For

Besides their legions of fans, the artists entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year — KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and others — have inspired scores of imitators.

In the rundown Ukrainian town of Perewalsk, near the Russian border, 80-year-old Lida Vasilivna has just planted a garden. "Business just went belly up," she says about her town's hard times, after asking, "Are you gonna put this granny on TV?" Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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In Ukraine's Rust Belt, A Mix Of Nostalgia And Nationalism

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A Reporter Reflects On Rwanda: 'It's Like A Madness Took Over'

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Reece Melton, 18, of Longmont, Colo., is one of 580,000 FFA members across the country. Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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No Plows, Cows, Sows: Not Your (Grand)Father's Youth Farm Group

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Nicolas Cage Trades Theatrics For Authenticity In 'Joe'

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"We saw a lot of customers come in, look for a table, not find one and leave," owner Jodi Whalen says. "It was money flowing out the door for us." Annie Russell/VPR hide caption

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No Laptops, No Wi-Fi: How One Cafe Fired Up Sales

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These Aren't The Rock Hall Inductees You're Looking For

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