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Matthew Lachance rides an electric scooter in Washington, D.C. Scooters have grown in popularity, and now ride-related injuries are a common sight at the George Washington University Hospital, according to Dr. Kate Douglass. Noah Fortson/NPR hide caption

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As Electric Scooters Proliferate, So Do Minor Injuries And Blocked Sidewalks

Electric scooters provide users with a fun, quick and affordable mode of transportation. But medical experts are observing a growing public health concern, and officials are slow to provide solutions.

Recent isotopic analysis of pig remains from several ceremonial sites in the Stonehenge area show that the swine and celebrants sometimes came from as far as what is now Scotland and Wales. Joe Daniel Price/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Can Stonehenge Offer A Lesson For Brexit?

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Split Window Maeve Gilchrist & Viktor Krauss
Octave Maeve Gilchrist & Viktor Krauss
Flying [From the Film "Magical Mystery Tour"] The Beatles

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Crowds Linger On The Slopes With Cheaper Ski Pass — But Locals Aren't Happy

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Sugar Craft Medeski Martin & Wood
Jax Cory Wong
All the Way Eddie Vedder
End of the Road Eddie Vedder
Move It Steve Cardenas, Ben Allison et. al.
Blowback Ben Allison

Matthew Lachance rides an electric scooter in Washington, D.C. Scooters have grown in popularity, and now ride-related injuries are a common sight at the George Washington University Hospital, according to Dr. Kate Douglass. Noah Fortson/NPR hide caption

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As Electric Scooters Proliferate, So Do Minor Injuries And Blocked Sidewalks

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Monticello Farm Lanterna
Finale Polyphia
If My Friends Could See Me Now Gwen Verdon
On Broadway Tito Puente

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