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Longtime 'Big Broadcast' Host To Retire

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

Ed Walker, host of "The Big Broadcast" one of the longest running programs in radio, is retiring. His final show airs Sunday on WAMU in Washington, D.C.

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The Strike That Birthed The United Auto Workers

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

United Auto Workers has ratified a new contract with Fiat-Chrysler. It was settled across a conference table, in a time-frame agreeable to both parties. But, it hasn't always been that way.

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Obama To Meet With Police Chiefs Group As Activists Press For Reforms

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

President Obama will continue to focus on criminal justice reforms when he travels to Chicago next week to address the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Activists in Chicago are already holding a counter-conference and across the country, rallies protesting police brutality will be held throughout the weekend.

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Access To Holy Places In Jerusalem Sparks Violence

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

A spark for Israel's current violence is access to al-Aqsa Mosque. A look at failed efforts to share sacred places across the Holy Land shows why neither side trusts the other to keep promises.

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What Would Paul Ryan Do As Speaker Of A House Divided?

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

With the largest group of Republican conservatives endorsing Paul Ryan for House Speaker, we look at what he can achieve and what he might want from his political career.

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'NOPI', A Restaurant Cookbook That Chronicles Journey From Middle East To Far East

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

Yotam Ottolengi and his head chef Ramael Scully discuss NOPI, their latest cookbook, which is also the name of their popular London restaurant.

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Movie Review: 'Suffragette' Has A Weakness For Earnestness And Contrivance

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

Suffragette reminds us of the angry and savage battle over women's right to vote was in Britain in the early years of the 20th century.

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Volunteers Flock To Greece To Aid Migrants And Refugees

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

Lesbos is now the main entry point into Europe for thousands of refugees and migrants. It's also a magnet for volunteers from all over the world. We meet a group who aid refugees who crossed the sea during a rainstorm.

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Are You Hungry? Pediatricians Add A New Question During Check-Ups

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:00am

An estimated 7.9 million kids in the U.S. don't have enough to eat at home. A new policy urges the nation's pediatricians to screen kids for food insecurity during regular well-child visits.

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