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A Nation Engaged: Sparking Conversations That Matter

A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

What can a city in decline do to make a comeback? In Springfield, Ohio, a new school is trying to turn the tide. But local leaders say keeping young people from moving away is key to economic revival.

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A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

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The Main Sequence Luke Howard
Two Places Luke Howard
Grace Sophie Hutchings
Seeya Later Boards of Canada
Everything You Do Is A Balloon Boards of Canada

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'New York Times' Editor: 'We Owed It To Our Readers' To Call Trump Claims Lies

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Carnivores Unite Blockhead
You've Got Maelstrom Blockhead
Sunset Lubomyr Melnyk

Rebecca Richards-Kortum is a "genius grant" winner with a very busy schedule. The engineering professor, who encourages students to come up with medical devices that will be valuable in the developing world, is the mother of six and a marathon runner. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

'Genius Grant' Winner Is A Genius At Inspiring Students

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Quintessential Trips To Bergen Mungolian Jetset
A City So Convenient Mungolian Jetset

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If You Think Eating Is A Political Act, Say Thanks To Frances Moore Lappe

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Lowell Kneebody
Trite Kneebody

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The Issues: How Clinton And Trump Come Down On Law And Order

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Jaded Lone
2 Is 8 Lone
The Way Is Always Ahead The Mint Emperor

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In Indiana, The Last Remnants Of America's Free African-American Settlements

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No Water, No Moon Rameses III
Across the Lake Is Where My Heart Shines Rameses III
Triple Threat Peter Edwards Trio
Safe and Sound Peter Edwards Trio
Zero Gravity Contemporary Noise Sextet
pattern demo 29 (Bonus Track) Lee Bannon
DisneĀµ Girls Lee Bannon
Elements Variation Ludovico Einaudi, Amsterdam Sinfonietta

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