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Pierre Stays in Race for Annapolis Mayor

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The first African-American woman to win the Democratic nomination for mayor of Annapolis has decided to stay in the race. Zina Pierre narrowly defeated Alderman Josh Cohen in the Democratic primary earlier this month. Her campaign announced Friday she was dropping out for personal reasons. But now according to the Baltimore Sun, she's back in. Pierre says it's because she received numerous calls and e-mails from supporters. She says she's staying in the race to fight for them. Her campaign announced her withdrawal amid questions about personal financial problems including a foreclosed home, bounced checks and state liens for unpaid income taxes.

Natalie Neumann has the details...


'The Innocent Have Nothing To Fear' Echoes Real-Life Republican Race

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Stuart Stevens, a former strategist for Mitt Romney, whose new novel, The Innocent Have Nothing to Fear, tells the story of a neck-and-neck Republican primary campaign that ends up at a brokered convention.
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How History Influences Diets In D.C. And Around The World

Kojo and chef Pati Jinich look at how history -- and famous names like El Chico, Azteca and even Fritos -- shaped modern Mexican-American cooking in the Washington region and beyond.

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Implications Of The Supreme Court's Immigration Ruling

Many undocumented immigrants are living in fear after a Supreme Court ruling effectively barred deferred deportation for 4 million people. What the ruling means for families across the country and how immigration policy is playing out in 2016 election politics.


Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.

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