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French Ancestry in Old Mines

NPR's Greg Allen reports on a slice of French history in the small Missouri town called Old Mines. This weekend, historic wax cylinder recordings made in the 1930s documenting the French ancestry of the town are being returned to the place where they were recorded.

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As NPR's Miami correspondent, Greg Allen reports on the diverse issues and developments tied to the Southeast. He covers everything from breaking news to economic and political stories to arts and environmental stories. He moved into this role in 2006, after four years as NPR's Midwest correspondent.