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D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray To Run For Reelection

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced on Monday that he will seek reelection in 2014. He now joins a crowded field competing in the spring's Democratic primary. He's also under the cloud of a federal investigation into the conduct of his 2010 mayoral campaign. WAMU 88.5 reporter Patrick Madden joins Kojo to explore what Gray's decision means for the dynamics of next year's fight for the future of the District.

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'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

The movie Southside with You is opening in theaters. The film follows Michelle and Barack Obama's very first date, and shows something we don't get too see too often in film: black romance.
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Ramen Noodles Are Now The Prison Currency Of Choice

Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It's not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food.
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Episode 721: Unbuilding A City

Why is it so hard to knock down 17 vacant houses in a shrinking city?
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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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