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On Morning Edition: Virginia Gubernatorial Race

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With just more than three weeks to go before election day, the candidates in Virginia's Governor's race meet tonight in a debate to be televised across the Commonwealth. Judy Woodruff is a veteran political reporter and senior correspondent for PBS's "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer." Woodruff is moderating the debate between Virginia's gubernatorial candidates in Norfolk, October 12, at 8 o'clock. She joins WAMU's Morning Edition Host Matt McCleskey to talk about the race.

WAMU 88.5

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
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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