Live Coverage Of The Virginia Gubernatorial Debate | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Live Coverage Of The Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

Join WAMU 88.5 and NBC Washington at 7 p.m. for a live debate between Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

With just six weeks to go until Election Day, the candidates will square off in a debate moderated by NBC's Chuck Todd.

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis will join Matt McCleskey in our studio tomorrow morning live at 6:51 am to discuss the race and to respond to hot topics from the debate tonight. We will air the interview again at 8:51 am.


NPR

For Paul Cezanne, An Apple A Day Kept Obscurity Away

In the 1800s, still-life painting was the bottom feeder of the art world, but that's where the French painter chose to leave his mark. "I want to astonish Paris with an apple," he's said to have said.
NPR

From McDonald's To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.
WAMU 88.5

Virginia Democrats And Republicans Fight Over Investigating Senator's Resignation

Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
NPR

Hackers In China Reportedly Targeted U.S. Federal Workers

According to a report in The New York Times, hackers accessed U.S. government databases in March and apparently targeted files on employees who have applied for top-secret security clearances.