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Tennessee Pyramid Brings Outdoors Inside

Posted May 27th, 2016 at 1:52 pm (UTC-4)
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Online retail sales in the U.S. keep rising, reaching nearly $93 billion in the year’s first quarter, as the Department of Commerce reported this month. Their annual growth has outpaced that of in-store retail by a rate of at least 15 percent to 3 percent since 2010, Marketplace reports. But consumers sometimes want an immersive […]

Here’s Proof American Cowboys Still Exist

Posted September 16th, 2015 at 8:23 am (UTC-4)
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Cowboy traditions and culture are rooted in the West and nowhere is that more apparent than at rodeos, hugely popular sporting events where horseback riding, livestock animals and fancy rope skills are on display. Thousands of cowboys and cowgirls compete to see who has the best rodeo skills. VOA reporters Caty Weaver, Ashley Thompson and Adam […]

March Madness Bracket Racket Rivets Americans, Scores Big Bucks

Posted March 25th, 2015 at 8:33 am (UTC-4)
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The basketball tournament known as March Madness has grabbed millions of Americans by the collective throat and won’t let go until the last shot. Widely referred to by its nickname because of the month in which the event occurs and the passion it inspires, many Americans consider the NCAA college men’s tournament to be the […]

America’s ‘Invisible’ Minority Is Ready for Its Closeup

Posted February 23rd, 2015 at 2:59 pm (UTC-4)
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For many Asian Americans, a new television show featuring a Chinese-American family is a breakthrough moment they’ve waited decades for. “This is really the first that people are seeing an Asian-American family from the inside out,” said Joz Wang, editor in chief of 8Asians.com. “In many ways, this certainly is the first chance for mainstream […]