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"The Stager" by Susan Coll

Local author Susan Coll talks with Kojo about her satirical take on relationships and real estate in her new novel 'The Stager.'

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Beating The Odds: Fighting The Stigma Of Schizophrenia

Dreonna Richardson's grandmother was taunted in their neighborhood because of her schizophrenia. Dreonna used it as an opportunity to educate other kids about mental illness.

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Controversial Takes On The Stars And Stripes Explored In New Exhibit

Plenty of artists and musicians have re-interpreted and re-imagined the American flag and our national anthem — though not without controversy.

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Cultivate Ventures Bets Big on D.C.'s Food Scene

A new venture capital firm is determined to help take D.C.'s artisanal food movement to the next level.
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D.C.'s LGBT Marching Band Follows Its Own Beat for Three Decades

When D.C.'s Different Drummers was first created, it was designed to be a safe haven for people who felt alienated and, in some cases, rejected by mainstream society.

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National Building Museum Debuts Giant Indoor Maze

In an effort to get people more interested in architecture and engineer, the National Building Museum has constructed an indoor maze.

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Advocates Of D.C. Autonomy Call For Boycott Of Maryland Beaches

Following a Maryland lawmaker's effort to scuttle D.C.'s marijuana decriminalization law, D.C. activists and lawmakers are calling for a boycott of Maryland beaches this holiday weekend.

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Beating The Odds: A Teen Mom Who Refused To Be A Statistic

A stranger on the Metro told Tanazia Matthews that, as another teen mother, she was destined to be a statistic. She explains how, through regimenting her time, she is able to both raise her son and make it through to college.

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On Independence Day, Celebrate Your Patriotism At These Parades

Today is Independence Day, and along with barbecues and fireworks, there's little more patriotic than parades. Here are some of your favorite local parades.
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Two D.C.Universities Go Solar

Two local universities will get half their energy next year from solar power. The deal could encourage more schools and businesses to move away from fossil fuels, but raises questions about cost and efficiency.

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