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Recovery Coach Helps An Addict Resist Heroin's Lure
A Cape Cod treatment center says it is breaking addiction's hold — and saving money — by offering newly released patients daily, or even hourly, coaching by paid consultants.
Fifty Years Of 'Farmer John': A Hit That Opened The Door For Chicano Rock
Before the summer of 1964, major labels had little interest in Mexican-American bands. Then came The Premiers.
A New Golden Age For 'Silver Bullets'? Airstreams Make A Comeback
The iconic aluminum trailers bring back nostalgic memories. But the company is still manufacturing new trailers — and enjoying a recent surge in sales, fueled by demand for the sleek, retro style.
Need To Evade Would-Be Captors? There's A Class For That
Conflict and terrorism can be good for business — if your business is teaching people to avoid kidnapping, use a barrette to get out of handcuffs or escape from the trunk of a car.
Rural Town Needs Plumber, Hopes A Student Will Take The Plunge
There's no licensed plumber in Jackman, Maine. So one family is offering a $2,000 scholarship to a local student or former graduate willing to get licensed as a plumber and return to work there.
At 73, Man Finally Gets Diploma Denied For Defying Segregation
An Illinois high school banned Alva Earley from graduating in 1959 after he attended a picnic in a park off-limits to blacks. This weekend, the school district corrected that injustice.
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