When a local journalist placed her father into long-term Alzheimer's care, she wrote down his life story and introduced his nursing staff – not to an anonymous patient– but to the father she loved.
After “Super Tuesday” D.C., Maryland and Virginia voters may find themselves in a unique position: casting primary ballots which could significantly affect the national races for president. But will the potentially high stakes of our February 12th primary motivate people to go to the polls? We head out into the community and explore the personal ethics of voting.
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Legislation to quicken the timeline for increasing the use of renewable energy in Maryland overcame a veto and widespread Republican opposition to move forward with becoming law. Kojo explores the politics at play as well as what the change will mean for Maryland and the rest of the region.
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So-called "hashtag activism” --clicking a "like" button or sharing an online petition-- is coming into its own in the wake of a divisive election, and it's sparking a whole lot of engagement in real life.