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Analysis: Scandal Hitting Virginia Governor, Candidates For Governor

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is questioned over gifts related to his daughter's wedding, and meanwhile, one of the candidates to be the Commonwealth's next governor is getting some criticism over his business resume. In the D.C. Council race, and demographics are popping up in the ongoing campaign. Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney speaks with Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey about those stories affecting our area.


Book Review: 'Kinder Than Solitude'

Ellah Allfrey reviews Kinder Than Solitude, by Yiyun Li.

Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'

Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.

John Edwards Resumes Career As Trial Attorney

The former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful is one of three attorneys representing a boy in a medical malpractice case in North Carolina.

When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?

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