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Light Side Last Updated: Jan 17, 2018 - 11:44:10 AM


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Drinking in Hanoi: Alcohol and Politics in Vietnam
A very short history of alcohol and politics in Vietnam.

Dec 27, 2017 - 9:02:51 AM

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Vermonters No Longer Required to Pay Federal Taxes
In an unusual case of a major tax reform bill being pushed through Congress before anyone could read it, many Americans are now waking up to find that there are many partially legible surprises scribbled into the margins of the bill that will have have huge consequences for the country

Dec 3, 2017 - 9:11:49 AM

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Mueller Immediately Closes Investigation After Hearing Putin Proclaim His Innocence
The special counsel Robert Mueller announced on Saturday that he was closing the Justice Department’s Russia investigation, “effective immediately,” after hearing that President Vladimir Putin, of Russia, said he was innocent of any election meddling.

Nov 13, 2017 - 11:01:59 AM

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How Portugal's Jews Saved Themselves With a Sausage
The Alheira is a beautiful thing. A type of Portuguese sausage known for garlic and breadcrumbs, the meat link is so beloved in Portugal that it was voted one of the nation�s seven gastronomic wonders in a 2011 vote. Oh, and it was invented by Jews to save their lives.

Nov 7, 2017 - 2:01:13 PM

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Pennsylvania Dutch: A language that persisted

In the heart of rural Pennsylvania, a 300-year-old language with European roots and a rich American cultural tradition is thriving.


Nov 6, 2017 - 2:03:34 PM



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