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Joshua Starr On Montgomery School Start Times

Prompted by a petition from parents and a work group he appointed, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr is proposing shifting high school start times 50 minutes later -- from 7:25 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. And to address overcrowding in the fast-growing district, he is seeking funds in his proposed capital improvement budget to build new schools and add classrooms to existing ones. Joshua Starr joins Kojo in studio.

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Nina McLemore's Clothes Are A 'Weapon' Of Powerful Women

Nina McLemore designs clothes for powerful women: Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, Janet Yellen, Elena Kagan and others. She talks about how fashion can help women stand out in political office.
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After Italy Quakes, Food World Delivers Support To Home Of Famous Pasta Dish

Amatrice was set to host the 50th celebration of pasta all'Amatriciana famously made there, but this week's earthquake devastated the town. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with food blogger Jeremy Cherfas.
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What Should We Call This Kind of Presidential Campaign, Anyway?

One can easily imagine Hillary Clinton having some affinity with the "front porch" style campaign of the late 19th century, while Donald Trump personifies the "whistle stopping" style that came next.
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Want To Play Video Games Made In D.C.? Here's Your Chance.

An event called District Arcade brings together 23 locally made video games.

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