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Seismic Shifts in Virginia Politics

On Tuesday night, Republican Congressman Eric Cantor became the first House Majority Leader to lose a primary. Earlier this week, a surprise resignation by a State Senate Democrat tilted power to Republicans in Richmond, and dealt a major blow to Governor Terry McAuliffe's plan to expand Medicaid. We explore political intrigue in the Commonwealth, and how it could impact national debates.

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Encore: 'Future Shock' 40 Years Later

Future Shock by Alvin Toffler was a huge sensation when it was published in 1970. The book perfectly captured the angst of that time and prepared society for more changes to come.
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In Prison, The Passion That Drove A Yogurt-Maker To Arson Still Burns

The yogurt entrepreneur who set fire to his factory remains in prison, but he's in better spirits now. "He's dreaming again," says his wife.
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The Politics Hour - July 1, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Transportation Director Leif Dormsjo and Virginia Del. Marcus Simon (D-Fairfax).

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'Future Shock' Author Alvin Toffler Dies at 87

Toffler's warnings about 'information overload' and the accelerating pace of change in modern society made his seminal 1970 book a best-seller in the U.S. and around the world.

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