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Understanding Zika And Mosquito Control In The Washington Region

It's hot, humid and officially summer, which means mosquito season is upon us. Kojo discusses local prevention efforts and the ways to keep yourself and your family safe from the viruses they can carry.

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Chevy Chase Couple Challenges D.C. Chicken Statute

The debate over keeping urban chickens has flown from one area county to another and now, the issue comes home to roost in Washington, D.C.

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D.C.'s "Cannapreneurs" Are Making Marijuana Their Business

Kojo looks at the risks and rewards for the local entrepreneurs who have opened cannabis-centric businesses in the time since Initiative 71 legalized the recreational use of marijuana in the district.

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Environmental Outlook: The Growth Of Large-Scale Indoor Urban Farming

From Newark to Tokyo, large-scale indoor farms are being built in and around cities worldwide. Proponents argue they provide fresher crops to local consumers, while cutting transportation costs, carbon emissions and water use. But skeptics say they are not cost effective and consume too much energy. The pros and cons of indoor urban agriculture.

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Environmental Outlook: Conservation In The 21st Century

As more and more people compete for space, food and water, some environmentalists say we need to rethink our approach to conservation. Join our discussion about what we should be conserving in the years ahead and why.

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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Preserving Summer's Bounty

From making chutney and jam to canning your own tomato sauce, preserving at home is enjoying a renaissance. Whether you're a beginner or expert, we share tips in building a year-round pantry.

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Can't Stand the Heat and Stuck in the Kitchen?

We consider ways to stay cool and eat well, even on the hottest days of the year.

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Super Foods

A new "super banana" is being tested that adds crucial Vitamin A to a staple food in Africa. We explore the implications of "biofortified" foods.

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Invasive Bugs

They're the ultimate hitch-hikers: bugs that hop into cargo ships or suitcases and travel abroad. We'll explore how invasive species of bugs are damaging crops and annoying humans.

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