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From A To B: Searching For Silver Line's Silver Lining

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Problems with speakers are among the issues holding up progress on the Silver Line.
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Problems with speakers are among the issues holding up progress on the Silver Line.

If the Silver Line to Dulles does not reach substantial completion by April 9th, 2014, lead contractor Bechtel can be fined $25,000 per day. The public has been awaiting the Silver Line for a while now; it was last announced the line would open in January. Martin Di Caro explains why we’re seeing yet another hold-up.

Music: "A to B" by The Futureheads from The Futureheads / "Train Round the Bend" by Velvet Underground from Loaded


For Penn & Teller's Magical Partnership, The Trick Is Telling The Truth

The duo Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller are back on Broadway. They both talk — yes, even Teller — with NPR's Scott Simon about magic, danger and the remarkable endurance of their 40-year partnership.

At The Purple Pie Place, Where The Crusts Are Just Sweet Enough

Bobkat's Purple Pie Place is a fixture in Custer, S.D. From chicken pot pie to strawberry rhubarb, Trevor Yehlie and his family have been baking and serving pies at the local favorite since 2009.

Empire Strikes PAC And Other Punny SuperPAC Names

My Cat Xavier For a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow superPAC backed Hank the Cat in the 2012 Virginia Senate election. Xavier also cared about naps, treats, and prison reform.

Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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