WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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    Lawmakers have struck a deal on a bipartisan bill expanding background checks on gun buyers. Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died, prompting remembrances and discussions of her legacy. And the "continuing resolution" in Congress means the U.S. Postal Service has to backpedal on plans to end Saturday delivery. We talk about these and other stories making headlines and catching your attention.

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    Berlin Wall Brought To University Of Virginia With 'Kings Of Freedom'

    A massive piece of the Berlin Wall was recently delivered to the campus of the University of Virginia, adorned with a famous mural by German graffiti artist Dennis Kaun.

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    Tasting With Our Eyes: Why Bright Blue Chicken Looks So Strange

    The color of food can affect how we perceive its taste, and food companies aren't afraid to use that to their advantage. An artist tests perceptions by dousing familiar foods with unorthodox colors.
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    Holy Bible Could Become Louisiana's Official Book

    Lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make the Bible the state's official book, but critics say it is unconstitutional and would open Louisiana up to legal challenges.
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    Capital Bikeshare Supplier Bought, Reopening Door To Expansion

    Bixi, the company that supplies bicycles and bike stations to the Capital Bikeshare program, has been rescued from bankruptcy. But does that mean the bike sharing will resume expansion in our area?

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