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(Feb. 14) MUSIC FROM HEARTLAND! There's perhaps no better day than this to enjoy music from the heartland and the Kennedy Center makes it possible with Indiana's Heartland Chamber Chorale performing valentine vocal arrangements Monday at 6 p.m.

(Feb. 14) THE JAZZ SINGER Preeminent jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves performs a set of love songs Monday night at the Strathmore in North Bethesda. The four-time Grammy winner infuses jazz standards with R&B and her improvisational prowess.

(Feb. 14) LOGIC, LUCK, AND LOVE For the lovesick there's "Logic, Luck, and Love" Monday night at Northeast's Atlas Performing Arts Center. Four storytellers talk about their poignant and funny experiences falling in and out of love.

Music: "Peppermint Park" by Paul Hart

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Smithsonian Sets Phasers To Restore On Original Starship Enterprise

The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
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In Quest For Happier Chickens, Perdue Shifts How Birds Live And Die

Perdue Farms, one of the largest poultry companies in the country, says it will change its slaughter methods and also some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups are cheering.
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Jonathan Rauch On How American Politics Went Insane

Party insiders and backroom deals: One author on why we need to bring back old-time politics.

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Episode 5: Why 1986 Still Matters

In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.

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