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Thursday, Aug 27 12 p.m. (ET)

Local Parent Continues Free-Range Fight

The local "free-range" parents who allowed their young children to walk home from school alone were cleared of all charges by Child Protective Services earlier this summer. We talk with the Silver Spring mom about why she sees her ordeal as an opportunity to change national attitudes on parenting.

Thursday, Aug 27 12:34 p.m. (ET)

Pepco-Exelon Merger

This week, the District's Public Service Commission rejected a proposed deal between D.C. based Pepco Holdings and the Chicago energy giant Exelon. We explore what the decision means for the multi-billion dollar deal.

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Wednesday, Aug 26 1:32 p.m. (ET)

“Base Nation” by David Vine

The United States operates hundreds of military bases in foreign countries - a network that extends American influence far outside U.S. borders. We chat with author David Vine, whose newest book explores how America's network of military bases abroad may be making the United States and other countries less safe.

Wednesday, Aug 26 1 p.m. (ET)

Unlikely Allies Promote Criminal Justice Reform

The push for criminal justice reform has created an unusual alliance that includes both President Obama and the billionaire Koch brothers. We explore what they'd both like to change in federal and state sentencing laws.

Wednesday, Aug 26 12 p.m. (ET)

Picky Eaters: How To Cope

A new study has found that, for some kids, picky eating is about more than the food. We consider the variety of factors that influence kids' diets and explore tactics to cope with picky eaters.

A mural at Samuel J. Green Charter School in New Orleans, La.

A mural at Samuel J. Green Charter School in New Orleans, La.

Tuesday, Aug 25 1:19 p.m. (ET)

Grading Charter And Traditional School Experiments

A new poll says the American public supports the charter school model for public education- a system that New Orleans adopted post-Katrina. Ten years after the hurricane, we look at how the charter school experiment played out in the city.

An app for home security on-the-go.

An app for home security on-the-go.

Tuesday, Aug 25 12 p.m. (ET)

Smart Homes

Can you open your garage door, turn on the lights and turn up the heat from your smart phone? Tech Tuesday examines the many ways to create a connected home, and the reasons you might want to -- from energy and cost savings to convenience to fun.