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Friday, September 2, 2011

Hidden Washington: Inside a Sewer Tunnel

They work in a place that's dark, dank, and occasionally dangerous. So how do the people who spend their 9 to 5 in the city's sewers feel about their jobs?

Talking Trash In Baltimore

One Baltimore retiree is on a quest to clean up his city's mini-landfills.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Door to Door: Old Town Laurel, Md, & Gum Springs, Va.

In our weekly trip around the region, we visit the Old Town neighborhood of Laurel, Maryland, and Gum Springs, Virginia.

[Music: "No, Girl" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Back to School Again (no backing vocals)" by Zoom Karaoke from Zoom Karaoke - Grease 2]

D.C. Gigs: Master Educator

In this week's D.C. Gigs, a former teacher talks about the high stakes of working in the education industry.

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Friday, August 12, 2011

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Md. Sen. Cardin Hopes To Influence Super Committee

Even though Maryland Democratic Senator Ben Cardin isn't on the joint congressional committee charged with cutting the debt, he's hoping to have some influence on the process because of his position in Congress.