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Diane Rehm to receive honorary degree, give commencement speech at Shepherd University commencement

Diane Rehm, host of WAMU 88.5’s and NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show, will deliver the commencement address at Shepherd University’s 139th Commencement ceremony.

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WAMU 88.5 to participate in Nov. 9 nationwide test of Emergency Alert System

WAMU 88.5 will participate in a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) at 2 p.m., ET, Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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WAMU 88.5’s Metro Connection brings neighborhood stories alive in “Door to Door” partnership with DC Public Library

WAMU 88.5’s Metro Connection and the DC Public Library today launched Door to Door at DC Public Library, a project dedicated to documenting the unique identity of the neighborhoods of the District of Columbia through oral history and multimedia journalism

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WAMU 88.5 to honor station founders and champions of public media at 50th anniversary gala

WAMU 88.5 will celebrate 50 years on air in Washington with a black-tie gala honoring voices from the station’s past and present.

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WAMU’s Bluegrass Country host Katy Daley named Bluegrass Broadcaster of the Year

Katy Daley, host of The Katy Daley Show, has been named Bluegrass Broadcaster of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA).

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WAMU 88.5’s Fred Fiske to retire after 64 years on Washington radio

WAMU 88.5’s senior commentator Fred Fiske will retire after 64 years in radio in Washington, and more than 30 years on air at WAMU.

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