WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

At-Large Debate Special: The Politics Of A Transforming City

A special election for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council could have repercussions in neighborhoods across the city. Few cities have changed as rapidly as the District in recent decades, but it's an open question as to whether that growth displaces as many residents as it benefits. Join Kojo and WAMU 88.5 News as we chat with all the candidates running for the seat about their visions for managing the growth of the city.

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Aviator Beryl Markham Soars Again In 'Paris Wife' Author's New Book

"It is my fate to illuminate the lives of these one-of-a-kind notable women that have been somehow forgotten by history," says Paula McClain. She shines her spotlight on Markham in Circling the Sun.
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At The Purple Pie Place, Where The Crusts Are Just Sweet Enough

Bobkat's Purple Pie Place is a fixture in Custer, S.D. From chicken pot pie to strawberry rhubarb, Trevor Yehlie and his family have been baking and serving pies at the local favorite since 2009.
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SuperPACs Report Their Funds — And The Numbers Are Staggering

SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.
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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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