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Report: Cocaine Congressman To Resign

Rep. Trey Radel, the Florida Republican caught buying cocaine in Dupont Circle last October, will resign from the House of Representatives.

Politico reported this morning that Radel, who received probation for the offense, will submit a letter resignation to Speaker of the House John Boehner today.

Radel, who was first elected to the House in 2012, had before rejected calls from fellow Republicans that he give up the seat.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 9, 2015

Cuban dance, Spanish opera and Sephardic Jewish music provide Spanish-influenced entertainment this weekend in D.C.


Could A Mushroom Save The Honeybee?

The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.
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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


California Approves A Sweeping Digital Privacy Law

The bill was signed into law on Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law requires a warrant before any business turns over clients' metadata or digital communications to the government.

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