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Opening Day For Washington Nationals

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Thousands of fans are packing into Nationals Park for the first game of the season.

"It's really special here at opening day. You're going to see five generals from each of the military branches throwing out the first pitch. We're going to have a flyover from the military this year. It's a patriotic day here at wet Nationals Park," says Andy Feffer, COO of the Washington Nationals.

The Nationals will also play the Braves on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Feffer says former TV host Larry King will throw out the first pitch.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 3, 2015

You can hear female vocalists perform blues and bluegrass at two concerts this week.

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Farms, Coasts And Air Conditioning: What Climate Change Means For Virginia

Climate change presents obstacles for just about everywhere in the United States — but rising temperatures are expected to be felt keenly in a number of Virginia's important economic areas.

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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR's Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin.
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An App Tells Painful Stories Of Slaves At Monticello's Mulberry Row

A new app uses geolocation to bring to life a lesser-known section of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate — Mulberry Row, which was the bustling enclave of skilled slaves who worked at Monticello.

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