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Bengal Tiger Killed At Richmond Zoo

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Metro Richmond Zoo Director Jim Andelin say a 5-year-old female Bengal tiger named McCoy was attacked by a two-and-a-half year-old male Kumba minutes after McCoy had swatted at the other cat in an outdoor enclosure.

The attack reportly happened so quickly that there was nothing zoo staff could have done. He says a tranquilizer would have taken at least 10 minutes to work. McCoy was dead within two minutes.

Andelin says it's the first time they've had an attack with the zoo's cats. The two cats had been together for 8 months.

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What The African American History Museum Means to D.C.'s Black Community

This weekend, D.C. celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Kojo chats with the civil rights leader and longtime city council member who chaired the D.C. host committee.

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They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.
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Protecting Our Data In An Era Of Increasing State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Yahoo says information from 500 million users was stolen by hackers. This comes amid growing concern over intrusions into U.S. election systems. In an era of increasing state-sponsored cyber threats, protecting our personal data and the integrity of U.S. voting.

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Putting The Patient At The Center Of Local Healthcare

From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from healthcare innovation labs at local hospitals.

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