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Parallels

British Homeowners Build A New Superhighway — For Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs are starting to disappear from the English countryside, threatened by cars, garbage and even fences. But now there's a campaign to save one of England's favorite animals.

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To Me, To You PRhyme & Jay Electronica
Acid Raindrops (Instrumental) People Under The Stairs

The organization of donors led by Charles Koch (above) and his brother David has vowed to spend $889 million to influence the 2016 election. Yet he suggested to NPR he is merely playing defense, not offense. Getty Images hide caption

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LISTEN: Billionaire Charles Koch Says He's Behind On Political Spending

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As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman, The Bad Plus
Flashlight Bonobo

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People Of Color With Albinism Ask: Where Do I Belong?

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Mingle Ray Barbee & The Mattson 2
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A Young Afghan Pianist Plays For His Country's Future

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12 Etudes, Op: No. 3 in E Major, Op. 10, No. 3 Elham Fanoos
Trick of the Light Esmerine
Xiang Howie Lee
Cloud Lamps Howie Lee
All In Flying Lotus
Green Hill Zone Theme Sonic the Hedgehog
Flying Battery Zone Act 2 Sonic the Hedgehog
With Rainy Eyes
Lionheart Emancipator
Decora Yo La Tengo

"Solar trees," which suspend solar panels over parking spaces in San Diego, collect electricity. Generating solar power like this is just one rung on a ladder the city will have to climb to reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2035. Clare Trageser /KPBS hide caption

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San Diego Mulls Whether To Let City, Not Utility, Buy Alternative Energy

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Goodbye Sunshine Colleen
The Voiceless And So I Watch You from Afar
Intruders The Antlers

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