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They refused to pay rent and stole the fridge. Landlords deal with pandemic squatters

Some landlords got hurt by tenants who took advantage of eviction bans during the pandemic. Now they can't get any help from a massive $47 billion federal rental assistance program.

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The Answer The Foreign Exchange

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They didn't pay rent and stole the fridge. Pandemic spawns nightmare tenants

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Patience Guns N' Roses
Sketch Dean Magraw
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Bateau Lights At Sea
Almost Fare Dinosaur Jr.
Don't Pretend You Didn't Know Dinosaur Jr.
The Dancers Waltz The Greg Foat Group
The Hunt The Greg Foat Group

Randy Bachman holds a Gretsch guitar that is similar to the one stolen in 1976. He plans to swap this one for his original with TAKESHI, a Japanese musician who bought Bachman's beloved instrument in 2016. Randy Bachman hide caption

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Rocker Randy Bachman's guitar was stolen 45 years ago. A fan tracked it down

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Takin' Care of Business Bachman-Turner Overdrive
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet (In the Style Bachman Turner Overdrive)[official Instrumental Backing Track] Original Backing Tracks
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Spinning the Wheel Mammal Hands

A major gathering of anti-vaccine activists will take place this weekend at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. While the hotel, seen here, encourages guests to wear masks, they are not mandatory. Andrew Woodley/Education Images/Universal Image hide caption

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While COVID still rages, anti-vaccine activists will gather for a big conference

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Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again (From "The Phantom of the Opera") Natalya Plays Piano
Gus: The Theatre Cat (From "Cats") Natalya Plays Piano
Brothers On A Hotel Bed Death Cab for Cutie
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Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068 [Air on a G String] Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin (conductor)
Cantata No. 156, "Ich steh mit einem Fuss im Grabe," BWV 156 (BC A38) [Adagio in G] Julian Lloyd Webber, Yehudi Menuhin (conductor)

A Los Angeles home featured in Wes Craven's 1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street is for sale for $3.5 million. Anthony Barcelo hide caption

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The house from the movie 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' is up for sale

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Obituary Alexandre Desplat
Friday I'm in Love Midnite String Quartet

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U.S. coal production is up sharply after hitting a 50-year low last year

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