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WAMU’s Bluegrass Country marks 45 years of music with BGC Live at Forty-Five

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country presents BGC Live at Forty-Five, a bluegrass concert featuring The Del McCoury Band and The Gibson Brothers. The concert will take place at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at The George Washington Lisner Auditorium (730 21st St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20052). Doors open at 7:30 p.m. 

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WAMU 88.5’s Kojo in Your Community to broadcast from Columbia Heights on Oct. 10

WAMU 88.5’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show will leave the studio to record the latest in its series of Kojo in Your Community on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, in Columbia Heights.

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Tom “Cat” Reeder, veteran country music broadcaster, dead at 77

Tom “Cat” Reeder, longtime country music broadcaster and host of The Tom “Cat” Reeder Show on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, died June 30. He was 77.

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WAMU 88.5 announces changes to weekday schedule for Intersection 88.5-3

On Friday, March 30, WAMU 88.5 will implement changes to the weekday schedule for Intersection at 88.5-3.

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WAMU 88.5 News reporter wins top prize for in-depth reporting on childhood obesity

WAMU 88.5 News' Kavitha Cardoza has won first place in the Series category in the National Awards for Education Writing for her reporting on childhood obesity.