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Maryland Shelter Finds Homes For Unlucky Pooches

Eleven-year-old German Shepherd mix Grizzly is looking for a home.
Reach Out Rescue
Eleven-year-old German Shepherd mix Grizzly is looking for a home.

Most of the animals who end up at the pound have a sad story, and one elderly dog surrendered to a Maryland shelter has one sadder than most.

Grizzly, an 11-year-old German shepherd mix, was turned over to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter when his family came upon hard times and lost their home.

A loocal rescue group has taken Grizzly in, and they are actively looking for a new home for the dog. Handlers say Grizzly is trained. He likes kids and other dogs, and is an all-around good boy.

For more information on Grizzly visit Reach Out Rescue's website.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

You can hear classical Indian music or learn about the Arab influences of a traditional Spanish dance form. 

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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

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Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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