WAMU 88.5 : Community

Look Good, Feel Better

Look Good, Feel Better (LGFB) is a hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologists on Tuesday, May 1 at 1 p.m. In includes a 12-step skin care and makeup program and a demonstration on how to use wigs, turbans, scarves and hats to help a woman cope with the side effects of cancer treatment. This program is a partnership between the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Council and the National Cosmetology Association. RSVP here or call (301)493-5002.

Hope Connections for Cancer Support helps people with cancer and their loved ones deal with the emotional and physical impact of cancer through professionally facilitated programs of emotional support, education, wellness and hope. All programs are provided free of charge thanks to the generous support of individuals, corporations and foundations.

Hope Connections for Cancer Support: 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda, MD 20814

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The New Science Behind Our 'Unfair' Criminal Justice System

"Good people with the best of intentions ... can get things terribly, terribly wrong," says legal scholar Adam Benforado. His book, Unfair, explores the intrinsic flaws of the American justice system.
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Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For 'Slow Rice'

A company is introducing mechanized farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo. Anthropologists say they're worried the change will damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.
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Cutting Local Taxes In The District

The D.C. Council has taken steps to accelerate tax cuts for all income earners. They're part of a broader overhaul of the city's tax levels, but some council members argued there wasn't enough time for a rigorous debate about the new schedule. We explore the debate over cutting taxes for D.C. residents and how it affects the city's ability to pay for critical local services.

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A Hacker Is Hacked: Controversial Italian Cyber Espionage Company Is Targeted

Hacking Team's spyware has been detected in many countries with repressive regimes. The company has never revealed its client list, but a hack has made thousands of documents public.

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