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Ocean City Braces for Earl

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Communities up and down the east coast are bracing for the approach of Hurricane Earl. Hurricane watches are in effect for the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware beaches. Today Virginia's Governor Bob McDonnell and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley both declared a state of emergency to help prepare for Earl.

Governor O'Malley is advising people not to drive to or from Ocean City during the height of stormy weather. Ocean City Mayor Richard Meehan talks with WAMU host Pat Brogan about the latest plans and forecasts.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

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We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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