Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and Alexandria mayoral candidate Kerry Donley.
It’s makes up just twenty-six square miles of the Washington Metropolitan area, but Arlington, Virginia has long served as a regional hub of economic activity and a model for suburban development. “Kojo in Your Community” heads to Arlington to explore this unique suburb, from its New Deal boom to its ambitious plans for the future.
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