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District Boy Shot On Halloween Dies

A young man who was shot in the head on the 2800 block of M Street NW on Halloween night has died, according to police. Authorities have identified the deceased as Tyronn Vincent Garner, 17, of Southeast D.C.

Garner was shot amid the Halloween celebrations in Georgetown shortly before 11 p.m. Oct. 31, according to police. Garner wast transported to a nearby hospital. He died around 8 p.m. last night. 

Police are still looking for information related to the case. The M Street NW shooting was one of several that occurred on Halloween night, although it was the only fatal incident.

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The Music And Legacy Of Motown

Motown founder Berry Gordy and director Charles Randolph-Wright of “Motown the Musical" join Diane for a conversation about the history of Detroit's famous sound.

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Will Montgomery County Go "Bottoms Up" On Liquor Laws?

Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.

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Exelon's Chief Strategy Officer On Its Proposed Takeover Of Pepco

Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Another year is coming to a close and the Computer Guys And Gal are here to discuss this year's biggest technology news, including the growth of virtual reality and the "Internet of Things."

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