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Announcing The Winner Of The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest

This year's Tiny Desk Contest was truly like no other. Our winner stood out from the over 6,000 entries with a song about slowing down and enjoying life that captivated our judges.

Lucky Lady Evil Needle
Assembly Evil Needle
For You Nérija
Valleys Nérija
Listen to Me, My J. Post Jazz Mistress
Thin Air Allora Mis
Imagine Gold Frameworks
Green Tea Ice Cream Linda Diaz
SupaStar [Instrumental] Floetry
To the Green Town Water Fai
Kaiyon Water Fai

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, pictured in 2016, says his mother "found" the American dream. She died of COVID-19 in July. Carlos Delgado/AP Images for Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau hide caption

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Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia On Losing His Mother To COVID-19

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Stars Hum
Step into You Hum
Robespierre Gifts from Enola

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change met in Incheon, South Korea, in October 2018. The pandemic has forced scientists around the world to write the latest U.N. climate report without meeting in person. Jung Yeon-Je /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Everyone Loves The Chat Box: How Climate Science Moved Online

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Dodo Emancipator
Iron Ox Emancipator
By Love Teen Daze
Discipleship Teen Daze
Mike Mills Air

U.S. Census Bureau worker Jennifer Pope wears a face covering at a walk-up counting site in Greenville, Texas, on July 31. The bureau is ending all counting efforts for the 2020 census on Sept. 30, a month sooner than previously announced, the bureau's director confirmed Monday. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Census Cuts All Counting Efforts Short By A Month

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