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If good fences make good neighbors, do bad fences make bad neighbors?

Today the Senate Homeland Security Committee takes up the matter of border security. Today's hearing focuses on the future of the so-called "virtual fence" - an array of high-tech monitoring devices with a track record that is decidedly mixed. Senator John McCain says the project has wasted taxpayer dollars.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, August 20

You can see an artistic interpretation of the change occurring in local neighborhoods or see a concert that highlights African and American talent.
NPR

Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

Tiny Singapore imports almost all its food. From gardens on deserted car parks to vertical farms in the vanishing countryside, a movement is afoot to help boost its agricultural production.
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IRS Seizes Financial Records For Park Southern Apartment Buildings In D.C.

A troubled housing complex that is becoming an issue in D.C.'s upcoming mayoral election had its records seized by the IRS as part of an apparent federal investigation into its finances.

NPR

Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer Steps Down From Company's Board

Steve Ballmer, 58, on Tuesday resigned from the software giant's board because of other time consuming commitments including his new ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

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