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Featured Underwriter

Corporate support is an important part of the equation that allows us to bring you the programs you rely on. These underwriters not only provide valuable financial support to WAMU 88.5 -- they are active in the community as well.

PCI Communications

PCI is one of the nation's leading providers of marketing and creative services. Since its founding in 1985, PCI has served an impressive variety of corporate, association, and government clients with a particularly inventive brand of products and solutions from its Washington, DC-area headquarters and New York City branch office.

PCI is a communications problem-solver. PCI combines expertise in strategic communications with award winning in-house video production, graphic design, digital media development, and events. This broad palette allows PCI tremendous leverage in meeting clients' business, organizational, or mission goals, and makes PCI particularly strong at delivering complex, multi-faceted communications initiatives and programs.

PCI's clients benefit from insightful, creative, and highly effective ways of achieving marketing, media, and communications objectives, a virtually unlimited array of high-quality traditional and "new media" deliverables, vast experience in external and internal organizational communications, comprehensive marketing and creative services from a singlesource, and extraordinarily responsive and professional service from an experienced team. The company has earned more than 150 awards for graphic design, video production, and communications planning, including in 2010 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's "Small Business Achievement Award."

A contributor to the community, PCI has provided financial and in-kind support for local charities and community programs including the Carpenter's Shelter, the Campagna Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, and Spring for Alexandria.

For more information visit pcicom.com.

NPR

Getting A Tattoo Is An Unlikely Rite Of Passage For This Teen

Commentator Katie Davis helped with an unlikely coming of age ceremony for a young man she mentored and tutored for years. She took him to get his first tattoo.
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There Are 200 Million Fewer Hungry People Than 25 Years Ago

That's the good news. The bad news is that there are still 795 million people who don't get enough to eat — and enough nutrients in their food.
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Virginia Candidates Spending Big On Consultants, Postage

The political consultants need to get paid, and that direct mail needs postage. Then there's the website and the campaign staff. These are the things candidates in the upcoming Virginia primary are spending big money on.
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Threatened Online? Supreme Court Says Prosecutors Must Prove Intent

Justices declined to delineate exactly what sort of evidence could prove that an online post — such as "took all the strength I had not to ... slit her throat" — was intended to spark fear.