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For Online Video Stars, YouTube Is No Longer The Only Stage

Online video is such a huge and lucrative market that a lot of companies are trying to lure some of the biggest stars away from the current king of medium — YouTube.

"I think that urban America has got to respect what rural America is about, where 99 percent of the people in my state who hunt are law abiding people," the 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful said to NPR. Lydia Thompson/NPR hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Walks A Fine Line On Gun Control

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For Online Video Stars, YouTube Is No Longer The Only Stage

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The Entertainer Del Ray

Clinton Correctional Facility officer Gene Palmer, 57, is seen in a picture released by the New York State Police. Palmer was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the escape of two convicted murderers who have eluded a massive manhunt for almost three weeks, police said. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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2nd Prison Worker Arrested In Connection With Helping Escaped Killers

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Green Arrow Yo La Tengo
Kennedy Ratatat
Plans Bloc Party
Big Black Car Gregory Alan Isakov
I Heard You Looking Yo La Tengo
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706 Union Carl Perkins & Johnny Cash
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Dennis van Berkel, an attorney with the Dutch environmental group Urgenda, stands on an earthen berm on the outskirts of Amsterdam. The water is higher than the land on the other side of the berm. A Dutch court ruled in favor of Urgenda on Wednesday, saying the Dutch government must cut carbon emissions by 25 percent. Environmental groups in other countries were closely watching the case. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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The Dutch Ruling On Climate Change That Could Have A Global Impact

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Bill Tanner works to remove graffiti from a statue of Jefferson Davis at the University of Texas in Austin. The statue is one of several around the country that have been targeted by vandals in recent days. Deborah Cannon/Austin American-Statesman via AP hide caption

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Beyond The Battle Flag: Controversy Over Confederate Symbols Unfurls

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