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BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore city officials and officials in Anne Arundel and Harford County say they will appeal fines by the federal Environmental Protection Agency over runoff. The EPA fined the three jurisdictions nearly $250,000 for failing to protect waterways from runoff from streets, lawns, parking lots and other areas.

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) A growing number of cities in the United States are debating whether it's time to allow Sunday alcohol sales. All told, 36 states now allow Sunday alcohol sales, according to a trade group that tracks the data. Votes on alcohol are pending in South Carolina, Alabama and Texas.

BALTIMORE (AP) Former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich takes his gubernatorial campaign to an American Legion in his hometown of Arbutus on the eve of the election. Ehrlich is working to increase turnout among supporters to overcome Democratic Gov. O'Malley's lead in recent polls.

FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) Frostburg State University says NASA scientists are coming to campus to work on a satellite project. They are bringing equipment to measure atmospheric levels of sulfur dioxide.

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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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