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Council Member David Catania Discusses School Boundaries, Ethics Reform, More

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District of Columbia mayoral candidate, Council member David Catania poses for a portrait before an interview in Washington, Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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District of Columbia mayoral candidate, Council member David Catania poses for a portrait before an interview in Washington, Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

At-Large D.C. Council member David Catania sat down with WAMU host Matt McCleskey to discuss his decision to run for Mayor of D.C., explain his stance on a variety of issues — including the Gray Administration's school boundary proposals, the $30 million D.C. United stadium deal and ethics reform — and also to respond to criticism about pamphlets he handed out in neighborhoods east of the Anacostia connecting his opponent, Council member Muriel Bowser, to supporters of former Mayor Adrian Fenty.

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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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Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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