It's State Fair Season; What's On The Menu?

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State fair season brings a lot of weird and fried food. The Indiana State Fair decided on spaghetti-and-meatballs ice cream as its official food — gelato noodles, strawberry-tomato sauce , chocolate meatballs and a sprinkle of white chocolate "cheese." The Iowa State Fair — home of last year's hit, deep-fried butter — now offers a double-bacon corn dog.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 9, 2015

Cuban dance, Spanish opera and Sephardic Jewish music provide Spanish-influenced entertainment this weekend in D.C.


Could A Mushroom Save The Honeybee?

The bees that pollinate crops are on the brink of collapse. One big reason why: a virus-carrying mite. Now, researchers think a rare fungi could boost bees' immune system and attack the mite itself.
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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


California Approves A Sweeping Digital Privacy Law

The bill was signed into law on Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law requires a warrant before any business turns over clients' metadata or digital communications to the government.

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