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Analysis: McAuliffe Joins Republicans In Calling For Offshore Drilling

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is joining a coalition of governors asking the Interior Department to finalize rules that would allow for more oil and gas drilling along the Atlantic coast. McAuliffe is the only Democrat in the group of governors from Mid-Atlantic and Gulf states. But the Virginia governor's support for offshore drilling could face some resistance from lawmakers north of the Potomac.

Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill, speaks with WAMU's Pat Brogan about the offshore prospects in our region.

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'Kids Love To Be Scared': Louis Sachar On Balancing Fun And Fear

The award-winning author of Holes has just published a new novel for young readers, called Fuzzy Mud. It mixes middle-school social puzzles with a more sinister mystery: a rogue biotech threat.
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Confronting A Shortage Of Eggs, Bakers Get Creative With Replacements

Eggs are becoming more expensive and scarce recently because so many chickens have died from avian flu. So bakers, in particular, are looking for cheaper ingredients that can work just as well.
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How Artificial Intelligence And Robots Will Impact Jobs And How We Think About Work

Many experts say artificial intelligence and robots will displace jobs at a faster and faster pace over the coming decade. What changes in technology could mean for how we work.

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How Artificial Intelligence And Robots Will Impact Jobs And How We Think About Work

Many experts say artificial intelligence and robots will displace jobs at a faster and faster pace over the coming decade. What changes in technology could mean for how we work.

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