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U.S. Economic Outlook

In a speech last night in Georgia, Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke cautioned that the U.S. economy is still far from having fully recovered from the darkest days of the financial crisis. Three and a half years since the financial crisis nearly 13 million Americans are looking for work. Although the unemployment rate dipped a bit for the month of March, the U.S. also added fewer new jobs than analysts had expected. Please join us to talk about jobs and the outlook for the U.S. economy.

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Customers Bid Farewell To One Of The D.C. Region's Last Video Stores

Longtime movie lovers say they'll miss the shop, but they'll especially mourn the gradual death of an American tradition.
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Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

On the eve of Easter and National Jelly Bean Day, let us probe the mysterious origins and unexpected ascendency of the humble candy. And to celebrate, we've sampled Jelly Belly's newest flavors.
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Analysis: U.S. Capitol Renovations And The D.C. Council's Lawsuit Against Mayor Gray

Roll Call's David Hawkings joins Matt Bush to discuss the D.C. council's suit against Mayor Gray and the expensive process of rehabilitating the U.S. Capitol Dome.
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Free Public Wi-Fi Comes To NoMa

The NoMa Business Improvement District has started to provide free Wi-Fi in some parts of the neighborhood, but some users say the service is still too sluggish.

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