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Diane Rehm to Receive National Humanities Medal from President Obama

Diane Rehm has been named a recipient of the 2013 National Humanities Medal, presented by President Barack Obama at the White House on July 28, 2014.

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Former Marketplace Chief Named General Manager Of WAMU 88.5

Check out Kojo Nnamdi's video conversation with J.J. Yore, WAMU's new general manager.
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WAMU 88.5 General Manager Caryn G. Mathes Named One of Washington Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business”

Caryn G. Mathes was recently named by Washington Business Journal as one of its 2013 Women Who Mean Business.

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Bluegrass broadcaster Ray Davis to retire after 65 years in radio

Ray Davis, host of The Ray Davis Show on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, announced he will step back from the demands of his broadcasts to enter into retirement.

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WAMU 88.5 News examines “Deals for Developers” in investigative series airing May 20-24

A five-part news series exploring the relationship between the firms at the heart of the District’s development boom and city politicians, premieres on May 20 on WAMU 88.5

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WAMU 88.5’s The Big Fix teams listeners with policy experts to debate solutions to big problems

WAMU 88.5 today announced the debut of The Big Fix, a program that allows citizens to propose innovative ideas to solve the nation’s biggest problems. Hosted by Al Lewis, The Big Fix will air in five pilot programs at 4 p.m., ET, on Saturdays, beginning Dec. 15.

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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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