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Continuing Coverage: The Navy Yard Shootings

The Washington region is still recovering from Monday's shootings at the Navy Yard, which left at least 12 people dead. Law enforcement authorities are still investigating the potential motives behind the rampage. Meanwhile, local leaders are focused on ensuring the safety of residents and returning disrupted portions of the city to normalcy. Kojo chats with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Council Member Tommy Wells about the ongoing response to the shootings.

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Remembering The Maryland Roots Of An American Gospel Legend

Rev. Charles Albert Tindley is considered one of the founding fathers of American Gospel Music, and at least one historian in Berlin, Maryland, would like to hear more about his Maryland roots.

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Saskawhat? A Novel Berry From Canada Takes Root On Michigan Farms

Some rookie farmers in northern Michigan are growing saskatoon, an imported shrub from Canada that looks like blueberry. They're also experimenting with it in the kitchen — in jams and pies.
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Maryland's Andy Harris Defends Move To Block D.C. Marijuana Bill

The Maryland Republican Congressman who moved to block a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in D.C. defended his actions and criticized the move to boycott businesses in his district, which includes popular tourist destination Ocean City.

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Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.

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