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    Quitting Your Bank: Easier Said Than Done?

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    When Bank of America announced a fee for debit card use — and others consider following suit — many consumers decided it was time to close their accounts. But with online banking and other conveniences, the New York Times' Ron Lieber says many are deciding that switching is not worth the trouble.
    NPR

    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.
    NPR

    Why Sit-Down Meals May Be Just As Unhealthful As Fast Food

    Fast-food restaurants are often demonized as the epitome of unhealthfulness. But a study suggests sit-down joints may be no better when it comes to sodium, saturated fat and the risk of overeating.
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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

    The president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, chats 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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