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Farmer Daniele Pacicca in the Calabria region of southern Italy shows the stumps of his 13 olive trees that were hacked down this summer. With the help of GOEL Bio, he was able to replace them with twice as many new trees, 26. Chris Livesay for NPR hide caption

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'Tough Guy' Farmers Stand Up To Italian Mafia — And Win

A crime syndicate reaps billions working out of its base in Italy's Calabria region. But local farmers have found a way to resist the mob's extortion rackets.

Men attend Friday prayers at a mosque in Edison, N.J. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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In Fight Against Islamophobia, Muslim Americans Focus On The Ballot Box

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In this photo taken February 2016, children peer from a partially destroyed home in Aleppo, Syria. Alexander Kots/AP hide caption

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'What Is Aleppo?' There's No Easy Answer

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L'éternel Retour François Couturier
Silvana Broadbent / Cline / Cline / Erskine / Pasqua

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the Value Voters Summit on Friday, Sept. 9, in Washington, DC. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Evangelical Gathering A Sign Conservative Christians Slow To Embrace Trump

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Brother Arnold Hadd, a resident of the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in Maine, is one of the last remaining Shakers. Susan Sharon hide caption

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Susan Sharon

The Stewards Of A Disappearing Faith — And 10,000 Songs

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West L.A. Fadeaway Los Lobos
Blarney Roses Fine Crowd

A mountain yellow-legged frog returns to the wild in the Desolation Wilderness, south of Lake Tahoe in California. Josh Cassidy/KQED hide caption

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In The Battle To Save Frogs, Scientists Fight Fungus With Fungus

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Gold Mines - Frogger 2 unknown

A construction worker looks up at One World Trade Center in New York City, the central skyscraper under construction at Ground Zero, a year before its 2013 completion. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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For Those Who 'Worked The Pile' At Ground Zero, Horrors Of Sept. 11 Haven't Faded

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Struggling with That Brian Blade & Dave Coleman
Mercy Angel Brian Blade
You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd [*] Roger Miller
Jimmy Was Daniel Lanois
You Can't Always Get What You Want Rusted Root

Kris Teegardin, Mayor of Edgewater, Colorado, says he's not banking on marijuana revenue for the long-term. Courtesy Luke Runyon, KUNC hide caption

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Marijuana Pays For Schools In Colorado — Kind Of — But How Will It Help Maine?

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Robert Glasper's latest album with his group, The Robert Glasper Experiement, is called ArtScience. Mathieu Bitton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robert Glasper Talks 'ArtScience,' The Latest From His Adventurous Jazz Crew

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You and Me Robert Glasper Experiment

Farmer Daniele Pacicca in the Calabria region of southern Italy shows the stumps of his 13 olive trees that were hacked down this summer. With the help of GOEL Bio, he was able to replace them with twice as many new trees, 26. Chris Livesay for NPR hide caption

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'Tough Guy' Farmers Stand Up To Italian Mafia — And Win

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Serenata e Danza per Chitarra Battente e Chitarra Francese: Serenata Sergio Sorrentino
Serenata e Danza per Chitarra Battente e Chitarra Francese: Danza Sergio Sorrentino

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