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Regina Mark, co-owner of Mee Sum Restaurant in Fall River, Mass., holds a chow mein sandwich, which the restaurant has served for more than 50 years. Sarah Mizes-Tan/WCAI hide caption

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How The Chow Mein Sandwich Claimed A Small Slice Of New England History

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For Rogers, farming is a calling and a way of life. He says continuing financial pressure is threatening the survival of dairy farmers and the landscape of New England. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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As Milk Prices Decline, Worries About Dairy Farmer Suicides Rise

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Tom Brady celebrates after the New England Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 during Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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Patriots' Success Encourages Larger-Than-Life Expectations

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A man walks through the streets of Boston on Thursday as snow falls from a massive winter storm. Schools and businesses throughout the Boston area were closed during the storm. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Scallop fishermen discard their bycatch near Montauk, N.Y. These waters are some of the most productive fishing grounds on the Eastern Seaboard. Jon Kalish for NPR hide caption

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Fish market workers in Jersey City, N.J., prepare a bluefin tuna for shipment to some of New York's top sushi restaurants. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A cold, crisp glass of apple cider helps wash down those deliciously oily donuts, still hot from the fryer. D. Sharon Pruitt Pink Sherbet/Getty Images hide caption

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The Flufferrettes perform at the 12th annual What the Fluff? festival, celebrating 100 years of Marshmallow Fluff. Carolyn Beans/Carolyn Beans hide caption

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A woman walks in whiteout conditions in Boston on Thursday. Sunday's forecast promises similarly daunting conditions, as a winter storm bears down on the Northeast. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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