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Tomorrow's Goodbye Tommy Guerrero
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From the Soil to the Soul
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Badder Than Bullets Tommy Guerrero
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A sign directs voters to an area where they can cast their ballot in Scarborough, Maine, in 2009. Until recently, Maine voters could register to vote on Election Day but a new law has eliminated that option. Pat Wellenbach/AP hide caption

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Bring Same-Day Registration Back? Maine Votes

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Dusk Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
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The Centennial Collection
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Greek Dance Paraskevas Grekis
Girls Just Want to Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
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Collection
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Crazy For You Adele
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Crazy For You
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19
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Adele

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Jay Hunter Morris performs in the new Metropolitan Opera production of Richard Wagner's Siegfried. The show's vivid backdrops were created with advanced 3-D projection technology. Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Opera: The Early Adopter Of The Media World

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Siegfried, opera, WWV 86c [Act 3. Prelude] Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, James Levine (conductor)
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Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen [Box Set]
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Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b [The Ride of the Valkyries] Jean-Yves Thibaudet
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Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b [The Ride of the Valkyries]
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Aria: Opera without Words
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Though he's said he's willing to step down, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has yet to announce his resignation. Louis Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Greek PM's Status Looms Over Coalition Talks

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Chinese children celebrate the Communist Party in Chongqing municipality in March. Bo Xilai, the region's party secretary who is vying for a place in the Politburo Standing Committee, espouses a government-intervention model to economics. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Cake Theory' Has Chinese Eating Up Political Debate

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Into the Wind Bei Bei & Shawn Lee

Taylor Howell told Vasquez High's football coach that if he wasn't blind he sure would love to play football. The coach told him he'd have to come up with a better excuse than that. The sophomore now plays center on the junior varsity team. Gloria Hillard for NPR hide caption

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Blindness Not Enough To Sideline California Teen

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The South Brad Shepik Trio
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The South
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Places You Go
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Alan Dowden, lab scientist and occasional courier, works at the Seattle Sperm Bank. Keith Seinfeld/for NPR hide caption

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Custom Cycle Ferries Sperm To Fertility Clinics

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Hands Four Tet
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Rounds
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Four Tet

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Swagger Mocean Worker

Von Trier's newest film is Melancholia, with Kirsten Dunst as a depressed woman confronting the prospect of the end of the world. Francois Guillot/Getty Images hide caption

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Lars Von Trier: A Problematic Sort Of Ladies' Man?

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Vince Mendoza has earned many of his laurels arranging and orchestrating other musicians. Nights on Earth is his first album of originals in 13 years. Marco Borgreve/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Vince Mendoza: A Song Doctor Gets Back To His Own Work

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Otono Vince Mendoza
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Nights on Earth
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Poem of the Moon Vince Mendoza
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