WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Invasive Bugs

They're the ultimate stowaways: bugs that hop into cargo ships or suitcases and travel abroad. The latest arrival in our area is a species of moth never seen in the U.S. It turned up in May at the port of Baltimore in a shipment of soybeans from China. In a world of international trade and world travel, we'll look at the arrival of invasive species of bugs, the damage they cause and efforts to combat them.

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Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
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Oyster Archaeology: Ancient Trash Holds Clues To Sustainable Harvesting

Modern-day oyster populations in the Chesapeake are dwindling, but a multi-millennia archaeological survey shows that wasn't always the case. Native Americans harvested the shellfish sustainably.

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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Trump's Cyber Comments Rouse The Democrats

As they bolster their case that Hillary Clinton is ready to be commander in chief, Democrats are seizing on Donald Trump's comments seemingly encouraging Russia to use cyber-espionage against Clinton.

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