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National HIV Testing Day In D.C.

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With approximately 3 percent of D.C. residents testing positive for HIV or AIDS, the city's infection rates are the highest in the nation. Margaux Delotte-Bennett, with Sasha Bruce Youthwork, says it's especially important to get the message about safe sex out to young people in the region.

"HIV can stop with this generation," she says. "It absolutely can, so we have to make sure they remember that."

Clinics around the region are offering free HIV tests today. But as important as days like today are for getting people tested, Dwayne Brown of Metro Teen AIDS says it can't stop there.

"It's an everyday struggle. An everyday push,” he says.

The Centers for Disease Control recommends everyone from the ages of thirteen to sixty four be tested for the virus at least once.

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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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