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On Morning Edition: Virginia Gubernatorial Race

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There are five weeks left before election day in Virginia. One major development playing out in the gubernatorial race comes from former Virginia Governor Douglas Wilder. Wilder says he won't endorse fellow Democrat Creigh Deeds, despite requests from President Obama and current Governor Tim Kaine.

Jeff Schapiro, a political reporter and columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, joins WAMU's Morning Edition Host Matt McCleskey to talk about the race.

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

You can hear classical Indian music or learn about the Arab influences of a traditional Spanish dance form. 

WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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