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Continuing To Serve In St. Louis, Mo.

The Mission Continues challenges military veterans — returning home from duty — to use their knowledge and skills to serve and lead in communities across America.

Marine Corps veteran Joe Rosner served a full-term enlistment. Back stateside, he felt a strong desire to continue his service in his community. Through The Mission Continues, Joe volunteers at the Challenged Athletes Foundation in San Diego. There he assists disabled athletes, encouraging them to try new activities and overcome challenges.

Celebrating its fifth anniversary this month, The Mission Continues believes that the leadership veterans provide is needed here at home now more than ever.

Caitlin Harvey is communications associate at The Mission Continues and listens to KWMU.

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No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
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The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

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Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

Tesla Motors faces scrutiny after a motorist died using its Autopilot feature. It has ambitions to be a tech company and an energy company, but first it must become a successful car company.

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