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The Follow-Up : The Record : NPR

After releasing his successful debut album in 1972, songwriter Willis Alan Ramsey was the toast of Austin, Texas — and then he sort of… disappeared. Source: The Follow-Up : The Record : NPR

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NECCO-Mania: Fans Stock Up On Chalky Wafers In Case Candy Company Folds : The Salt : NPR

Rumors of the impending demise of NECCO have sparked a renewed interest in the company’s products — especially its famous, eponymous, chalky wafers that some people love to hate. Source: NECCO-Mania: Fans Stock Up On Chalky Wafers In Case Candy Company Folds : The Salt : NPR

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First-Ever Evictions Database Shows: ‘We’re In the Middle Of A Housing Crisis’ : NPR

Matthew Desmond estimates that 2.3 million evictions were filed in the U.S. in 2016 — a rate of four every minute. “Eviction isn’t just a condition of poverty; it’s a cause of poverty,” he says. Source: First-Ever Evictions Database Shows: ‘We’re In the Middle Of A Housing Crisis’ : NPR

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Columbus teen writes book to help people better understand autism – FOX59

Columbus, Ind.- Andrew is the name of main character in the new book “Something’s Different About Andrew.”Autism is what makes him different.It’s also what makes him the same as the young man who wrote the story.“ I made this book to show a positive light on people with autism and how it can be an advantage […]

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Autistic children celebrated in Permata Kurnia’s Karnival Semarak Autism

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 2,000 autistic children and their families were celebrated in the Karnival Semarak Autism 2018 at the CIDB Convention Centre today. The second edition of the carnival organised by Permata and Permata Kurnia was launched by Permata patron Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Prime Source: Autistic children celebrated in Permata Kurnia’s […]

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Residents, autism group, San Angelo ISD react to Central bathroom video

Reactions to the news an autistic student was filmed in a bathroom at Central High School have been swift and furious Source: Residents, autism group, San Angelo ISD react to Central bathroom video

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Koehler Books Author Interview | Whitney Ellenby

Source: Koehler Books Author Interview | Whitney Ellenby