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Archive dive: A report from Morton, Illinois, the self-declared pumpkin capital of the world

In 2006, Linda Lutton and Catrin Einhorn explored the town's busy season and spoke with the workers who pack the pumpkin, most of whom come from the tiny Mexican town of La Soledad.

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Chicago’s first vinyl-pressing plant in decades
Inside Smashed Plastic, whose brand-new technology could bring relief to labels and artists stymied by long waits for records
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