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TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) U.S. Park Police have released the name of a man hit and killed by two U.S. Secret Service vehicles. Police say 53-year-old Larry Moore of Temple Hills died after being hit early yesterday on the Suitland Parkway near Naylor Road.

ADELPHI, Md. (AP) The University System of Maryland is defying a legislative call to regulate pornography on campus. The Board of Regents voted against creating a policy yesterday, saying it would be impossible to enforce and would provoke costly free-speech lawsuits.

BALTIMORE (AP) Lawyers are expected to make opening statements today in the trial of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon are expected today. She's accused stealing gift cards donated for needy families.

SYKESVILLE, Md. (AP) Prison inmates will launder some 5,000 bras donated to raise funds for Susan G. Komen For The Cure, a foundation that supports breast cancer awareness and research. The bras will be washed today at the laundry plant at the Central Maryland Correctional Facility in Sykesville.

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'Washington Post' Reporter Explores How Pop Culture Influences Views Of Police

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Washington Post reporter Alyssa Rosenberg, who has written a series for the paper about how Hollywood and pop culture has influenced the way the public perceives police.

In 'Appetites,' Bourdain Pleases The Toughest Food Critic (His 9-Year-Old)

Anthony Bourdain's new cookbook features comfort food he cooks for his young daughter. "She's who I need to please, and if she's not happy, I'm not happy," he says.
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The Politics Hour - October 28, 2016

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton joins us as the new series "Good Girls Revolt" based on her early civil rights work debuts.


Qualcomm Spends Big Money To Get In The Car (Chip) Business

The smartphone chipmaker has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. The deal allows Qualcomm to rely less on the smartphone industry. NXP makes semiconductors for cars.

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