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When the cancer clinic at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott closed in January, Karen Endicott-Coyan and other cancer patients had to continue their treatments out of town. Christopher Smith for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Have Cancer, Must Travel: Patients Left In Lurch After Town's Hospital Closes

As the rural town of Fort Scott, Kan., grapples with the closure of its hospital, cancer patients bear a heavy burden. They now have to go elsewhere for treatments they used to get locally.

F*** You Guys (First Take) Medeski, Martin & Wood
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Moonshine

Even birds who are accustomed to urban noises can be spooked by the boom of fireworks, take off and crash into trees, cars and buildings. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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This 4th Of July, Think Of Your Feathered Friends As You Plan For Fireworks

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1812 Overture The London Symphony Orchestra

Emissions rise from the Duke Energy coal-fired Asheville Power Plant ahead of Hurricane Florence in Arden, N.C., in September 2018. Regulators are supposed to make sure Duke Energy delivers reliable power at the lowest possible cost — and that's always been interpreted as cost to the consumer, not cost to the environment. Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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North Carolina Tries To Clean Up Its Electricity

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Sean Sala, center left, and Fernando Zweifach Lopez, center right, march together at San Diego Pride on July 16, 2011. Courtesy of Fernando Zweifach Lopez hide caption

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To 'Get Even' With 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' He Brought Military Float To Pride Parade

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Step In Step Out Blue Dot Sessions
Filing Away Blue Dot Sessions
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Sunrise on Southey Street Stan Forebee, Kyle McEvoy
A Layer Fits The Rooftops
Tell Me Lies The Black Keys & Black Keys

When the cancer clinic at Mercy Hospital Fort Scott closed in January, Karen Endicott-Coyan and other cancer patients had to continue their treatments out of town. Christopher Smith for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Christopher Smith for Kaiser Health News

Have Cancer, Must Travel: Patients Left In Lurch After Town's Hospital Closes

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Bandits on the Run, composed of members Adrian Enscoe, Sydney Shepherd and Regina Strayhorn, submitted a stand-out video to the 2019 Tiny Desk Contest. Sophia Schrank/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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These Tiny Desk Contest Entrants Bring Mini-Symphonies To The NYC Subway

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Paris Bandits on the Run

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