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They refused to pay rent and stole the fridge. Landlords deal with pandemic squatters

Some landlords got hurt by tenants who took advantage of eviction bans during the pandemic. Now they can't get any help from a massive $47 billion federal rental assistance program.

Nitin Bajaj surveys the damaged empty kitchen earlier this month. The stove the tenants took with them has been replaced, but there is still much work to be done. Jessica Ruiz for NPR hide caption

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They didn't pay rent and stole the fridge. Pandemic spawns nightmare tenants

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With his new show, Jorge Gutierrez wants Latino kids to know: 'You come from heroes'

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Randy Bachman holds a Gretsch guitar that is similar to the one stolen in 1976. He plans to swap this one for his original with TAKESHI, a Japanese musician who bought Bachman's beloved instrument in 2016. Randy Bachman hide caption

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Rocker Randy Bachman's guitar was stolen 45 years ago. A fan tracked it down

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A major gathering of anti-vaccine activists will take place this weekend at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. While the hotel, seen here, encourages guests to wear masks, they are not mandatory. Andrew Woodley/Education Images/Universal Image hide caption

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While COVID still rages, anti-vaccine activists will gather for a big conference

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A Los Angeles home featured in Wes Craven's 1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street is for sale for $3.5 million. Anthony Barcelo hide caption

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The house from the movie 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' is up for sale

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A coal-hauling truck with 240 tons of coal drives to the surface at the Buckskin Coal Mine in Gillette, Wyo., in 2004. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. coal production is up sharply after hitting a 50-year low last year

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