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Circulus in probando.

Latin a little rusty? Circulus in probando is an affliction plaguing Congress at the moment. It commonly strikes anyone who comes in close contact with health care overhaul. Last week when asked when Democrats would decide what to do next on health care, House Majority leader Steny Hoyer showed clear signs of circulus in probando - literally, "circle in proving."

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Making A Change To Keep A Constant Consonant

Given two words, change the first consonant sound in each word to the same new consonant sound and you'll phonetically name two things in the same category.
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Hops Coming Home: Loudoun County To Add Hop Production Facility

The first commercial-scale hop production and processing facility in the region is being planned out in Loudoun County, further adding to the region's burgeoning beer business.

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Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb Lays Groundwork For Presidential Run

Virginia's Jim Webb has formed an exploratory committee to pursue a potential bid for president in 2016.

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Car Ride Service Puts Gender In The Driver's Seat

Car share programs are extremely popular, but so are concerns for safety. NPR's Tess Vigeland talks to Stella Mateo, founder of SheRides, which allows passengers to choose the gender of their driver.

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