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Local Political Leaders Say They're Ready For H1N1 Despite Budget Woes

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The heads of Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. say they're ready for the re-emergence of the H1N1 flu virus this fall, despite budget woes in all three jurisdictions.

D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty has had to make budget cuts this year. Maryland governor Martin O'Malley announced last week he will trim $20 million in funds for county health departments. And Virginia governor Tim Kaine says he will announce another round of budget cuts next week.

But Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano assured all three leaders that money will not be an issue.

Matt Bush reports...

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The Music And Legacy Of Motown

Motown founder Berry Gordy and director Charles Randolph-Wright of “Motown the Musical" join Diane for a conversation about the history of Detroit's famous sound.

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Will Montgomery County Go "Bottoms Up" On Liquor Laws?

Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.

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Exelon's Chief Strategy Officer On Its Proposed Takeover Of Pepco

Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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