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Take One Monster And Pass It On

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 4:03pm

The uneasy horror film It Follows relies upon a stalker that cannot be killed or defeated — only avoided or, if necessary, passed on.

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Silicon Prairie: Tech Startups Find A Welcoming Home In The Midwest

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:58pm

Some entrepreneurs are leaving the high tech hot spots of San Francisco, New York and the Silicon Valley for greener pastures in a place that actually has greener pastures: Lincoln, Neb.

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Author Terry Pratchett Was No Stranger To Death

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:57pm

The prolific author, who died today at 66, was known for his novels about the fantasy planet Discworld, populated by humans, witches, trolls and dwarves — and a very human, sympathetic Death.

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Latin Roots: Jovem Guarda

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:52pm

As Ernesto Lechner explains, this important movement in mid-'60s Brazil saw many artists claiming influences from rock musicians abroad.

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A Craft Beer Tax Battle Is Brewing On Capitol Hill

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:51pm

Craft beer is a rapidly-growing industry and Washington lawmakers have noticed. Two proposed bills would lower the federal excise tax for small brewers.

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In Idaho School District, Preschool At Risk Without Federal Funds

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:49pm

Congress has not reauthorized special assistance for rural communities this year. But to pay for extra programs like preschool, Basin School District doesn't have many other options.

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JJ Grey & Mofro On World Cafe

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:44pm

The Northern Florida rock band discusses its jam-band roots and plays songs from its new album.

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Powdered Alcohol Faces Hurdles After Regulatory Approval

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:41pm

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved Palcohol this week. But Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says he is introducing legislation to make its production, sale and possession illegal.

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