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Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker's bold plan to take over his county's struggling school system is raising hopes -- and red flags -- in his county. But even as Baker demands accountability for the school system, lawmakers and council members say he's going too far. Kojo gets the latest on Baker's plans for his county's schools and its leadership, as well as broader challenges facing Prince George's.

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'Hamilton' Nets Record 16 Tony Award Nominations

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and force behind Hamilton, is nominated for three individual awards, including best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.
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'Tiny Kitchen' Videos Cook Up Real Food In Doll-Sized Portions

They've fried hard shell tacos, made a gooey pot of queso, even whipped up a batch of rainbow sprinkle-covered doughnuts. All in a dollhouse kitchen roughly 1/12 the normal size.
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D.C.'s 17-Year-Old Charitable Trust Bankrupts

The DC Trust has declared bankruptcy leaving over 70 groups that rely on their funding with questions about what went wrong and what happens next.

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Local D.C. STEM Careers Are Soaring - But For Whom?

Kojo explores the local state of diversity in STEM with educators who are looking to change it and a journalist who's been tracking it.

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