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Election 2012: Maryland's Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

Will Maryland voters be the first in the country to approve same-sex marriage through a ballot referendum? Kojo explores Question 6 on the Maryland ballot.

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Maryland Ballot Question 7: Las Vegas On The Potomac?

Kojo examines the most expensive campaign in Maryland history, and asks what a high-end casino at National Harbor would mean for Prince George's County and the region.

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Kojo In Your Community: People And Public Spaces In Columbia Heights

Columbia Heights in Northwest D.C. boasts a diverse population, a growing business core and a lively restaurant scene. But tensions exist over housing and public space. Kojo conducts a community dialogue about the area's evolution.

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The Tradition Of Bakeries In Our Region

Does Washington have a bakery tradition? We'll explore the range of vegan cupcakes, artisan breads, French pastries, as well as Vietnamese, Salvadoran and Ethiopian treats to be found around our region.

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Pennsylvania Ave. Makes List Of 'Endangered Landscapes'

The District's Pennsylvania Avenue could use a facelift, says one national foundation, or the historic thoroughfare risks further disrepair. 

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One Part Of Maryland Gaming Expansion Takes Effect Monday

Maryland veterans' groups can begin applying Monday to install instant lottery pull-tab machines in their facilities. The rest of the state's gambling expansion law will have to wait for implementation until after the November referendum, however.

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Getting Outside This Fall

If you're looking to get outdoors this fall, there are hidden gems around the region to explore. Join us for tips on where to enjoy the great outdoors this season.

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Southern Dialects: Talkin' Tar Heel

Language can be political, as Yankee politicians quickly find out when giving speeches in the South. We explore the dialects of a changing South -- including North Carolina -- where transplants are influencing the language.

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Trust Seeks Volunteers To Work At National Mall

The Trust for the National Mall is looking for volunteers that will help direct tourists and other visitors during the 2013 presidential inauguration.

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Tampa's Gift To Sandwich Lovers: A History Of "The Cuban"

This spring, Tampa, Fla., bested Miami when it was voted the true home of the Cuban sandwich by readers of NPR's food blog "The Salt." The debate continues, however, over the sandwich's exact origins, and the proper mix of ham, pork, salami, Swiss cheese and mustard served on Cuban breads. We explore Tampa's culinary gifts, including -- and beyond -- the Cuban sandwich.

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