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Drive-Through Voting? Texas Gets Creative In Its Scramble For Polling Places

The coronavirus pandemic has made some past polling locations, like grocery stores and nursing homes, less appealing this year. So state officials are searching elsewhere.

The public submitted nearly 3,000 proposals for a new Mississippi flag, featuring magnolias, stars, a Gulf Coast lighthouse and more. The designs were posted on Monday on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History website. Mississippi Department of Archives and History via AP hide caption

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Magnolias, Beer Cans and Football: Mississippi Is Designing A New State Flag

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Divina Toro Y Moi
Nomade Slang Ibrahim Maalouf
City Club The Growlers
Crimewave Crystal Castles

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Drive-Through Voting? Texas Gets Creative In Its Scramble For Polling Places

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Shadow Wild Nothing
Oh Devil Electric Guest
So So Lovely Shigeto

Since Aug. 6, 1945, artists of every stripe have had to reckon with a world forever altered by nuclear weapons — Hollywood included. Above, Stanley Kubrick's 1964 film, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Express/Getty Images hide caption

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'And The World Went Crazy': How Hollywood Changed After Hiroshima

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Are You With Me Lost Frequencies

Now that the $600 in additional weekly unemployment benefits has expired for Sandy Villatoro, she's not sure how she and her husband will support their family in the coming months. Courtesy of Sandy Villatoro hide caption

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With $600 Unemployment Aid Gone, Homelessness Is What Keeps This Mother Up At Night

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Current Carry Vetiver
'68 Only Time Lemon Jelly
Lamentation for a Lost Life Max Richter
Sequence II Library Tapes
Juniper New Madrid
3WW alt-J
Parting Mitis

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Cutting-Edge Research Shows How Hair Dulls Razor Blades

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do do do Gershwin with the NY Philharmonic
Sincere Sunset Abstract Idea

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