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    Quitting Your Bank: Easier Said Than Done?

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    When Bank of America announced a fee for debit card use — and others consider following suit — many consumers decided it was time to close their accounts. But with online banking and other conveniences, the New York Times' Ron Lieber says many are deciding that switching is not worth the trouble.
    WAMU 88.5

    Barry Meier: "Missing Man"

    Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

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    5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe Revealed

    Researchers discovered ancient "beer-making tool kits" in underground rooms built between 3400 and 2900 B.C. Analyses of funnels, pots and jugs show the brewers were using pretty advanced techniques.
    WAMU 88.5

    The Fight for D.C.'s Budget Freedom

    Last week, a House committee with oversight of the District passed legislation that would block the ability of the Council to spend its own tax dollars.

    WAMU 88.5

    The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

    President Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.

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