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Remembering David Edwards

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David Edwards, former urban planner for Fairfax County, Va.
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David Edwards, former urban planner for Fairfax County, Va.

If you tuned in to our "Dreams" show in January, you might remember David Edwards: an urban planner in Fairfax County, Va., in the 1960s and 70s. Edwards died last week, after a long battle with cancer. We remember him, by playing an excerpt of his interview with WAMU transportation reporter David Schultz.

[Music: "I'll Be Seeing You" by The Harry James Orchestra from Wine, Roses & Romantic Moods, Vol. 5 / "Underdog (in the Style of Kasabian)" by Ace Karaoke Productions from Ace Karaoke Pop Hits - Vol. 36]

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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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