Chuck Brown, the pioneer of the go-go sound that's unique to Washington and an integral part of the city's musical identity, died at 75 on Wednesday. We look back at Brown's life, his music and his influence.
Chuck Brown was a local musical institution. Known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," he was a local and national ambassador for D.C.'s unique brand of funk music. For a history primer on go-go, check out Kojo's segment "The Past, Present and Future of Go-Go Music."
The agency is launching a new coordinated research effort to stop citrus greening, a disease imported from Asia that turns fruit bitter and unmarketable. It first turned up in Florida eight years. Now, it threatens to destroy the nation's citrus industry.
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