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The Two-Way

Golfer Arnold Palmer, Who Gave New Life To A Staid Game, Dies At 87

In the 1960s, Palmer became golf's first TV star. His good looks and charm were as important to promoting the sport as his 62 PGA victories. His competition with Jack Nicklaus also excited the fans.

Mechanic Jimmy Arno and his wife, Dami, in their home near Atlanta. A photograph of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee hangs above them. Arezou Rezvani/NPR hide caption

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Divided States: Georgia Auto Mechanic Ties Racial Tensions To Obama

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Secret Love Ry Cooder & Manuel Galbán
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Bodas de Oro Ry Cooder & Manuel Galbán
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Computer Face Pure Being (Flying Lotus - String Edit) Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

Charles Mayer, 30, of San Diego survived an IED attack while serving in Iraq in 2010, but has suffered from complications including PTSD. Stuart Palley for NPR hide caption

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War Studies Suggest A Concussion Leaves The Brain Vulnerable To PTSD

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Gilimanuk Nils Petter Molvaer
Maddagala Nils Petter Molvaer
Ely's Heartbeat MONO
Surrender MONO
Electric Counterpoint: I. Fast Steve Reich
Low Sudden Daniel Lanois, Rocco DeLuca
Satie Daniel Lanois, Rocco DeLuca

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Golfer Arnold Palmer, Who Gave New Life To A Staid Game, Dies At 87

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Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 [(Ohne Bezeichnung/with indication)] German Bach Soloists, Helmut Winschermann (conductor)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 [Andante] German Bach Soloists, Helmut Winschermann (conductor)

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Divided States: Female Business Owner In Georgia Favors Clinton

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Ila Sadiqui Hijaz
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Snake Eyes The Putbacks
Kung Fu Pyramids The Putbacks

Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran Jon Jackson at his farm in Millidgeville, Ga. Jackson is supporting Donald Trump this election year. Courtesy of Anthony Mastetson hide caption

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Divided States: Ga. Farmer And Trump Backer Looks Forward To The Debate

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Numb Gary Clark, Jr.
Concept 15 Kodomo
Se Ela Perguntar John Svoboda
Xodo Da Baiana John Svoboda
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