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Federal Relief En Route For Maryland Counties Hit By Sandy

More than 75 percent of Maryland counties offered disaster declarations in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, opening the channels for federal aid.

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Paying For A Superstorm

Our region may have dodged the worst of Superstorm Sandy, but experts say now's the time to check your insurance policy to make sure you're covered when the next storm hits.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Diane and guests discuss the week’s top national stories, including the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the October jobs report and the final push before Election Day.

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Tree Cleanup After A Storm

How trees around the city, businesses and homeowners fared during superstorm Sandy, and what can be done to prepare for future storms.

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Tree Cleanup after a Storm

Many residents and visitors enjoy the 2.5 million trees in the District, but an urban canopy can become a liability in severe weather. Uprooted trees or fallen limbs can take down power lines, damage cars, homes, and businesses and even...

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Superstorm Sandy: The Fallout

We get an update from public officials, utilities and reporters who are following the storm's aftermath.

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Haitian Boys Choir Visits D.C., Performs To Help Fix Their School

Washington is hosting the Les Petits Chanteurs, a renowned Haitian boys choir, as the children tour the world to raise money for their school, which was destroyed by the 2010 earthquake. 

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Local Couple Leads Rebuilding Effort Even As Isaac Bears Down

Hurricane Isaac is bearing down on the gulf coast, and two former D.C. residents who head a non-profit that houses needy family hope it doesn't undo years of work.

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Readers' Review: "Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague" By Geraldine Brooks

Join Diane and her guests for our October Readers’ Review of Geraldine Brooks' novel, "Year of Wonders." It's based on the true story of measures taken by the residents of a small 17th-century English town to protect themselves and others from the plague.

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Hurricane Sandy And The 2012 Presidential Election

Hurricane Sandy has disrupted lives up and down the East Coast. Diane and her guests discuss the storm's impact and possible effects on the 2012 presidential election.

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