The Big Broadcast: Christmas Night

WAMU 88-5 continues The Big Broadcast: Holiday Recollections Christmas night tradition. Host Ed Walker brings you classic, Christmas-themed programming from the golden age of radio. So gather the family and join us Christmas night starting at 7 p.m.


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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
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Why Sit-Down Meals May Be Just As Unhealthful As Fast Food

Fast-food restaurants are often demonized as the epitome of unhealthfulness. But a study suggests sit-down joints may be no better when it comes to sodium, saturated fat and the risk of overeating.
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D.C. Ranks High On 'Health' Of Democracy, Though Campaign Finance Laws Lag

D.C. is getting high marks in a new report that ranks the 'health' of democracy in each state. The Center for American Progress Action Fund — a left-leaning advocacy group — ranked the District as the fourth healthiest democracy in the U.S. While the District aced the first two categories —...
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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

The president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, chats about the future of higher education — and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.