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The Durability Of Levis, Woven Into America's Fabric

Host Rachel Martin talks with Levis archivist Lynn Downey about the brand's 140th anniversary this month.
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Tesla Rides High, But Faces Formidable Foe: Car Dealers

The Model S from electric car manufacturer Tesla has been named Motor Trend Car of the Year. But the company's business model is under attack by a formidable foe: the National Automobile Dealers Association, one of the most powerful lobbying groups in Washington.
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Afghan Mineral Treasures Stay Buried, Hostages To Uncertainty

Afghanistan is believed to be home to world-class mineral deposits, valued at up to $3 trillion and offering hope for the country's economic future. But in the current environment of uncertainty, investors are nervous and it could be many years before Afghanistan strikes pay dirt.
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Cross-Cultural (Mis)Understanding

Kojo and diversity consultant Howard Ross explore what it means to be culturally competent -- whether you're a tourist visiting a country for the first time, or an executive closing an international business deal.

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Food Hubs: From Farm To Table

New models are emerging for getting food from farm to fork, including food hubs across D.C.

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Deals For Developers In DC: A WAMU Investigative Report

Kojo talks with WAMU reporters Patrick Madden and Julie Patel about their investigative series detailing the influence of money in D.C. politics and public policy.

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Flaxseed: The Next Superfood For Cattle And Beef?

After years of research, an animal scientist looking for ways to keep inflammation down in cattle came up with a novel approach: feed them flax. The flax in their food helps keep animals healthy and has an added benefit for people who later eat their meat: omega-3 enriched beef.
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Millennials Choosing Buses And Bikes Over Buicks

Millennials are now driving less, waiting longer to get licensed, and turning more to public transportation and car-sharing. So is America's so-called driving boom over? Guest host Celeste Headlee asks Paul Eisenstein of TheDetroitBureau.com.

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