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Analysis: D.C. Health Care Exchange Causes Headaches On The Hill

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The District's health care exchange called "D.C. health link" encountered some frustrated federal lawmakers and staffers the last few days. Members of Congress and their staff had until the beginning of the week to sign up for health care plans through the exchange but, as the deadline approached, some reported technical glitches causing significant delays and a few encountered an outside scam that redirected them to a fraudulent website.

Sam Baker, health correspondent with National Journal, spoke to WMAU's Matt McCleskey about the problems this morning.

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Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
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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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Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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