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Capitals Host Thousands Of Fans On Saturday In Arlington

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Hundreds have stopped by Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. this week to check out the Capitals' rookie camp. For the team's Fan Fest today, they expect even more.

Caps officials anticipate about 3,000 people to come watch the team's top prospects scrimmage. That's quite a turnout considering the stars won't even be there. But maybe it's not so surprising. The Capitals have carved out a sizable niche in the DC sports market, selling out every home game for the last two years.

Fanfest runs until 2:30 today.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 9, 2015

Cuban dance, Spanish opera and Sephardic Jewish music provide Spanish-influenced entertainment this weekend in D.C.


Could A Mushroom Save The Honeybee?

The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.
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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


California Approves A Sweeping Digital Privacy Law

The bill was signed into law on Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law requires a warrant before any business turns over clients' metadata or digital communications to the government.

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