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NPS Announces New Trail In Virginia

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The Warrenton Branch Greenway is the only Virginia trail on the list announced Thursday by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis.

The trail stretches 1.48 miles along a portion of the old Warrenton Branch, a spur of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad line. Completed in 1852, the spur was in service for 136 years. Now it's regarded as a good trail for learning how to ride a bike, skate or just get some fresh air.

The national trail system now includes more than 1,200 trails stretching more than 15,000 miles. The newly designated trails will receive a certificate of designation and a set of trail markers.

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
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New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on American recycling companies. What this means for cities, counties and the future of recycling programs in the United States.

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

Kojo chats with Freeman Hrabowski, the president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, about the future of higher education - and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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