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Parents pick up their kids from Garfield Early Childhood Center, a pre-K facility serving all children in the district. Burmese, Mandarin, Arabic, and many Spanish dialects are among at least 27 languages spoken at home by children in the district. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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A Thriving Rural Town's Winning Formula Faces New Threats Under Trump Administration

Decades ago, Garden City, Kan., embraced the meat industry, and immigrants flocked there for jobs. The city worked hard to absorb newcomers, but now its economy and diverse community are in jeopardy.

Blind Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman sits and prays inside an iron cage at the opening of a court session in Cairo in 1989. Mike Nelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Omar Abdel-Rahman, Radical Cleric Connected To 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, Dies

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Parents pick up their kids from Garfield Early Childhood Center, a pre-K facility serving all children in the district. Burmese, Mandarin, Arabic, and many Spanish dialects are among at least 27 languages spoken at home by children in the district. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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A Thriving Rural Town's Winning Formula Faces New Threats Under Trump Administration

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Re-recording mixer Kevin O'Connell earned his 21st Oscar nomination for Hacksaw Ridge. According to the Academy, he holds the record for most Oscar nominations without a single win. Danny Hajek/NPR hide caption

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After 21 Nominations, Will Sound Mixer Kevin O'Connell Finally Win His Oscar?

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An overflow crowd forced Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., to hold his first town hall in Ashville, N.Y., outside in a parking lot instead of inside the seniors center. Jessica Taylor/NPR hide caption

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New York Republican Rep. Tom Reed Faces Angry Crowds, Deep In Trump Country

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People enjoy an informal parade before carnival in Rio's Zona Central. Philip Reeves/NPR hide caption

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Rio's Carnival Is A Glitter-Filled Euphoria, Even If Brazil's Government Is Not

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