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Virginia Approves Candidate Virgil Goode's Standing On Ballot

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Virginia's State Board of Elections asked for a review of Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode, after the state GOP alleged irregularities in Goode's qualifying petitions.

Late this week, Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said Goode, a conservative former U.S. Representative had enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot.

Good has been a Democrat, an Independent and most recently a Republican during a 36-year career that spanned 12 years in Congress and 24 in the Virginia Senate.

He lost his U.S. House seat back in 2008 to one-term Democrat Tom Perriello. Analysts say Goode's inclusion on the ballot threatens to drain some votes from Republican Mitt Romney in Virginia, which is considered a crucial swing state.

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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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