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McDonnell 53, Deeds 44 In Latest Washington Post Poll

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Governor Tim Kaine says it's essential to keep the voters in Virginia who cast ballots for President Obama to do the same for Creigh Deeds.

Deeds is getting some support from the White House. Today Vice President Joe Biden attended a fundraiser for Deeds in Northern Virginia.

The Richmond Times Dispatch also reports that Kaine thinks Deeds needs to focus on issues like college affordability and education.

Pat Brogan reports...

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Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

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The Case Against The Shirley Temple (The Drink)

Author and cocktail enthusiast Wayne Curtis wrote an article called "Shirley Temples Are Destroying America's Youth." He talks about why he hates Shirley Temples — the drink, not the person.
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What's Ahead At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination.

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Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.

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