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WRAU Feature Reporting: A Homeless Man's Story

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In Dec. 2013, WRAU’s Bryan Russo introduced us to "Ronnie," a homeless man living in a tent in the woods outside Ocean City, Md. Ronnie once owned his own business and lived a comfortable life in Florida. But Ronnie fell on hard times during the economic downturn, and says he’s now "homeless, jobless, and penniless." He talks with us about how survives the winter and keeps his spirits up during the most trying of times.

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In Beyoncé's 'Formation,' A Glorification Of 'Bama' Blackness

Beyoncé's latest song is for the black Southern woman, says National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, who's from Mississippi. It's a message she needed to hear.
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Does "Made in DC" Matter?

D.C.'s first bean-to-bar chocolate maker, Undone Chocolate, got its start in local food incubator space Union Kitchen, part of a wave of interest in locally made products which includes a push for a "Made in DC" logo.

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Does "Made in DC" Matter?

D.C.'s first bean-to-bar chocolate maker, Undone Chocolate, got its start in local food incubator space Union Kitchen, part of a wave of interest in locally made products which includes a push for a "Made in DC" logo.

NPR

Video Chat Your Way Into College: How Tech Is Changing The Admissions Process

Virtual reality and other innovations are helping international students and colleges tell if they're a good fit.

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