WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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What's Ahead For Federal Workers

When times are tough, federal workers often find themselves in the political crosshairs. Amid fiscal cliff negotiations and looming cuts, many government employees are rightly nervous. And years of pay freezes and proposed benefit cuts are also taking a toll on morale. Kojo examines what's ahead as federal workers and agencies try to do more with less.


In Trove Of Kids' Book Treasures, A Glimpse Of The Work Behind The Magic

Once a doctor's hobby, the Kerlan Collection is now one of the world's great collections of children's literature. Over 100,000 books offer visitors a chance to see the writer's process — for free.

Good Gourd! What's With All The Weird-Looking Squash?

Cinderella pumpkins just don't cut it for fall decor anymore. Squash and gourds come in all sorts of colors and sizes — and as far as consumers are concerned, the stranger, the better.

Mass Shooting Spotlights Bernie Sanders' Stance On Gun Control

Sanders' campaign in the Democratic presidential primary race has excited many progressives. But the big issue of the moment is gun control, where his views diverge with many liberals.

#MemeOfTheWeek: That Article From The Onion About Mass Shootings

The article reveals what the writers really feel about mass shootings in America, something mainstream media couldn't do.

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