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Web Extra: Interview With Exec. Director, Adams Morgan Partnership

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Kristen Barden is the executive director of the Adams Morgan Partnership, a non-profit that is funded through a special tax on businesses located in the Northwest Washington neighborhood.

The D.C. City Council created Barden's organization in 2005 to make Adams Morgan more appealing to customers and to business owners.

In this interview with WAMU reporter David Schultz, Barden talks about how Adams Morgan would be affected by a proposal to close the Metrorail system three hours earlier on weekends...

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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Squeezed By Drought, California Farmers Switch To Less Thirsty Crops

Water scarcity is leading farmers away from planting staples and towards planting higher-value, lower-water specialty crops. Think wine grapes and pomegranates instead of citrus and avocados.
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Obama's Trip to Africa & Foreign Aid

By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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