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HORSEY SAUCE: Mama Stamberg's tangy, spicy, and Pepto Bismol-colored cranberry relish, an NPR Thanksgiving staple for half a century, can be traced back to a 1961 holiday trip to Allentown — the source of the recipe and its most controversial ingredient: a particularly pungent horseradish.
GET SET, GO: When Ghulam Sakhi Danish arrived in Philadelphia after fleeing Afghanistan, WHYY reports the first thing he did was buy a pair of running shoes. Then, one week after arriving, he ran an 8K as part of the city's marathon. "I really wanted to get in with Philly people," he explained.
SCHOOL DANCE: Bob Mehalick has an unusual background, especially for a school administrator. The Crestwood School District superintendent has helped produce tours for musicians like Post Malone and Fetty Wap. Standard-Speaker reports he's also DJ'd in Dubai and London.
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Friday's answer: Differential
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