WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

New Rules for Everyday Foodies

Ask this influential economist who happens to be a foodie how Americans could better spend their dining-out dollars, and he'll tell you most common wisdom is wrong. Cheap food doesn't mean bad, and local food isn't necessarily better for the environment. With the average American spending nearly $3000 annually eating out (and many spending much more), we've got ideas for finding the best of what's out there.

Cowen's Suggestions For Ethnic Food In Our Area

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Bill Cosby Admitted To Acquiring Drugs To Give To A Woman For Sex

NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews MaryClaire Dale, an Associated Press reporter, about the court documents showing Cosby said in 2005 he got quaaludes to give to a woman with whom he wanted to have sex.
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Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For 'Slow Rice'

A company is introducing mechanized rice farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo for the first time. Scientists say the change may damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.
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New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on American recycling companies. What this means for cities, counties and the future of recycling programs in the United States.

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

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

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