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Analysis Of George Allen's Efforts To Regain Senatorship

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In Virginia, Republican George Allen is launching a campaign to regain the U.S. Senate seat he lost in 2006. The former governor and former senator announced his candidacy Monday in a video emailed to supporters. WAMU's Matt McCleskey is joined by Steve Farnsworth, an assistant profess and political communications expert at George Mason University, to discuss the announcement.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 31, 2015

You can see a play about a brother and sister on a European journey or see a classic comedy with a gender-bending twist.

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Virginia Man Turning Waste Heat Into Rooftop Greenhouses

How can the U.S. improve food security? One Charlottesville native is pioneering the construction of greenhouses on buildings to take advantage of their waste heat.

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America's Tolerance For Gun Violence

There are more gun-related deaths in America than in any other industrialized nation. We discuss what makes the U.S. different and why some hold out hope that change is possible.

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China Arrests Nearly 200 Over 'Online Rumors'

The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.

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