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Hunting On The Eastern Shore: A Tradition In Peril?

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In Virginia, the Department of Fish and Wildlife reports a 20 percent decrease in hunting license sales over the past decade. Those license fees support many of the state's conservation lands. And that means less money is available to maintain them. The trend is also leaving some hunters concerned about the sport's legacy in the Commonwealth.

Virginia Public Radio's Jesse Dukes caught up with one of them, Grayson Chesser, a duck decoy carver and hunting guide on Virginia's Eastern Shore, to learn more.

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Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
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How New Jersey Tamed The Wild Blueberry For Global Production

In the past 10 years, the global blueberry crop has tripled. Yet the big, round commercial blueberry is a fairly recent innovation. It was created by breeders exactly 100 years ago, in New Jersey.
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Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if there anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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