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Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: return of the nerds; chauvinist George; Houston, we have a problem.
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Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Swiffer for men; magic bus; you call your mom with that phone?
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
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Prediction

Our panelists predict will be done with the new island off Pakistan.
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Affordable Theater In The D.C. Region

Despite the many types of theater and a range of ticket prices, many see a night out at the theater as a luxury. We explore how theaters are working to change that perception.

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Washington Region Prepares For Health Care Exchange Rollout

Health care experts from around the region explain the local impact of the health care rollout.

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Nicholas Basbanes: "On Paper"

A new book on one of society's most ubiquitous products. Since its invention 2,000 years ago in China, paper has revolutionized human civilization. A look at paper's sweeping influence on society from Islamic scholarship to the Pentagon Papers.

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Congress Agrees To End Federal Government Shutdown And Avert A U.S Debt Default

Congress passed a last-minute spending bill to end the government shutdown and temporarily lift the debt limit. Diane and her guests discuss how the deal happened and what this crisis could mean for the future of the U.S. political process.

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Environmental Outlook: The Shrinking Monarch Butterfly Population

As Monarch butterflies head south for the winter, scientists fear their numbers might have dropped to new lows. In this month’s Environmental Outlook we discuss the mystery of Monarch migration and what’s causing the population to decline.

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The Federal Government Shuts Down

Diane and her guests discuss the politics of the government shutdown and budget battles in Washington.

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