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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) Authorities say A family spokeswoman say former Peace Corps director and one-time vice-presidential nominee R. Sargent Shriver is in critical condition at Suburban Hopsital in Bethesda. Shriver the father of former NBC reporter Maria Shriver is 95 and announced in 2003 that he had Alzheimer's disease.

BALTIMORE (AP) Fans of American writer Edgar Allan Poe are heading to Baltimore again this year to see if they can catch a glimpse of the shadowy figure known who long has left roses and cognac at Poe's grave on the anniversary of his birth. The myster man failed to make his annual visit in 2010, deepening the mystery further.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron is being retained by coach John Harbaugh even though the Ravens scored just three points in the second half of Saturday's 31-24 defeat at Pittsburgh. Harbaugh is now in line for a contract extension after taking Baltimore to the playoffs for a third straight year.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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The Music And Legacy Of Motown

Motown founder Berry Gordy and director Charles Randolph-Wright of “Motown the Musical" join Diane for a conversation about the history of Detroit's famous sound.

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Will Montgomery County Go "Bottoms Up" On Liquor Laws?

Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.

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Exelon's Chief Strategy Officer On Its Proposed Takeover Of Pepco

Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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