AAA released a study saying D.C. collected nearly twice as many speeding tickets from speed cameras in 2016 than 2015. What caused the increase and how do these cameras change the way police enforce traffic violations?
“Foodie” blogs often focus on the culture of high-end restaurants and celebrity chefs. But Ed Bruske, a former journalist who now runs an “urban farm” in Washington, D.C., is using the blogosphere to spotlight everyday issues confronting a hungry city. He joins Kojo to explore local food politics, from public school kitchens to to local farmer’s markets.
- Ed Bruske Co-Founder, DC Urban Gardeners; Certified Master Gardener; Blogger, The Slow Cook
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