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Meeting federal regs, Sitka treats water with UV light

Some of the best drinking water anywhere may be just a little bit better now. Sitka officials on the 19th of May cut the ribbon on a new, $8 million dollar ultraviolet disinfection plant for the town’s water supply.

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Why I Miss The Pools (And Pool Rules) Of America

If the rules at your neighborhood pool seem a bit strict, come take a dip with me in an Indian pool. It's a free-for-all.

Death Talk Is Cool At This Festival

How to make thinking about death less somber? Hold a festival! Indianapolis did. Through art, film and book talks, residents explored everything from bucket lists to advance directives and cremation.

Guns Strike Emotional Chords For People On Both Sides Of The Political Debate

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been talking a lot about guns recently. But how much will that issue matter with voters in November?

Barbershop: The Benefits Of Living At Home

Medical blogger Jillian Knowles and writer Alex Hardy have both written about moving back in with their parents. They share their experiences, while NPR's Asma Khalid explains the trend.

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