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It's Easy-Going For New Park Service Employee

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Volunteer Gatewood Taylor portrays a prohibition-era sheriff at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.
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Volunteer Gatewood Taylor portrays a prohibition-era sheriff at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.

The National Park Service has a new employee. Her name is Eva. She's going through an extensive training period but will get away with working just a few hours a week.

Stephanie Kaye visits with Ranger Mark Myers. He's responsible for training Eva and an unusual herd of government workers.

The 13th Annual Life & Death on the C&O Canal tour takes place Saturday, October 17th from 6:30 to 9pm at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center in Maryland.

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

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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.

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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.

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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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