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The Decline Of Driving

The cult of the car may be waning, according a new report that says Americans are driving less than they used to. We'll explore how the economy, the Internet and the rise of the Millennials are fueling the decline of driving.

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Livable Wage For D.C. Big Box Stores Wins Initial Approval

The D.C. Council voted to raise the minimum wage at big box stores to $12.50 an hour despite Walmart's threat to pull out of three planned locations if the measure becomes law. Now Mayor Vincent Gray must decide whether to sign the bill.

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The Ins And Outs Of Restaurant Reservations

Booking a table at your favorite eatery can take advance planning, strategic thinking and flexibility. We'll look behind the scenes at the inner workings of restaurant reservations.

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Kids & Young Adult Summer Reading

School's out, but summer is a great time for young people to keep reading. We pore over some favorite novels and nonfiction for kids and young adults.

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Concerns About Caffeinated Energy Drinks, Candy And Snacks (Rebroadcast)

Debate over the health effects of caffeinated energy drinks, candy and snacks. Companies argue they are safe, but critics say they shouldn't be marketed to children.

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D.C. Dives: Millie and Al's Reflects On 50 Years in D.C.

In our monthly look at D.C.'s dive bar scene, we head to Millie and Al's in Adams Morgan.

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Documerica: 1970s Photos Of The Environment And Society (Rebroadcast)

A new photography exhibit at the National Archives explores Documerica, a little-known Environmental Protection Agency project created in the 1970s. Photographers commissioned by the agency traveled around the country, capturing images of environmental pollution, as well as a changing society.

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Ocean City Dew Tour Brings Jobs, Boosts Local Economy

The third annual Dew Tour will bring in skateboarders, BMX racers and surfers. But it'll also bring in something else: jobs.

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Alice Smith

We speak with the singer-songwriter about her new album, "She," and coming into her own as a musician.

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Tips And Destinations For Summer Travel

With the official start of summer last week and July 4 coming up next week, the time is right to plan a summer trip. Two travel experts share tips on airfares, apps and hot destinations for the whole family.

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