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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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Diane Rehm named to Washingtonian’s list of “100 Most Powerful Women”

Diane Rehm, host of WAMU 88.5 and NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show, has been named one of “100 Most Powerful Women” by Washingtonian magazine.

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WAMU's Bluegrass Country 105.5 FM moves signal to Bethesda

The antenna's placement – higher in the air than at its previous location – allows for improved reception for those in the region listening to Bluegrass Country at 105.5 FM. The new, more centralized location also gives the station the potential to reach more than two million people via traditional analog radio in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. 

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Americans and Afghan citizens reflect on 10 years of conflict in "Joined By War" townhall

WAMU 88.5, America Abroad Media and Radio Killid in Afghanistan will present "Joined By War: A Decade of Conflict in Afghanistan," the third in a series of conversations between audiences in Washington and Kabul.
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WAMU 88.5 in Washington launches 88.3 FM on Delmarva Peninsula

WAMU 88.5 announced today the launch of WRAU 88.3 FM, "NPR news and information on the Delmarva Peninsula." The station will be known on-air as "Eighty-eight three Ocean City," and its program schedule will largely mirror the current WAMU 88.5 schedule, including the WAMU-produced, Peabody award-winning The Diane Rehm Show and NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me! and Car Talk.

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