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WRAU Sports Reporting: Boxing Coach Works To Keep Kids Off The Street

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The Main Street Gym in Salisbury is a training center for amateur boxers. But it's also more than that: You can only join if you stay away from gangs, and have no record of violent convictions. Coach Hal Chernoff started the gym out of his house more than 20 years ago, and is dedicated to keeping Salisbury kids off the street. Bryan Russo visits the gym to talk with Chernoff and some of the young athletes with whom he works.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 21

You can see a visual art exhibit that’s all about birds or check out two Shakespeare plays at a local theater.

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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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Obama Trip To Focus On Relations With Asia

President Obama is about to leave on a week's visit to 4 Asian countries. It's the latest effort to refocus U.S. foreign policy on Asia. Like earlier efforts, it's struggling to ward off distractions.
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Taking Transit Information Off Mobile Devices And Onto Public Displays

A transportation signage company is trying to change the way D.C. commuters make their transit decisions.

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