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Summer Bugs

Thursday, Aug 18, 2011 at 1:32 p.m.

For some people the bugs of summer are pests to be avoided. For Mike Raupp, they're creatures to be celebrated and studied. They're also living sensors for our local environment. We explore the world of mosquitos, cicadas and "lightning...

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 12, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander, (D-Ward 7).

Savvy Supermarket Savings from Washington Checkbook

Monday, Aug 8, 2011 at 12:20 p.m.

Tips for saving big bucks on everything from groceries to insurance plans...

The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 5, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) and Jo-Ann Chase, a Republican candidate for the Virginia House.

Commuting Solutions: "Slugging" to Work

Thursday, Aug 4, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

It's an informal transportation network carrying thousands of local commuters from home to work and back again every day. "Slugging" involves two or more strangers, riding together to take advantage of high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes...

Local Impacts of the Debt-Ceiling Standoff

Monday, Aug 1, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

We examine how uncertainty and dysfunction in official Washington could reverberate in Maryland, Virginia and the District.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 29, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Maryland House Majority Leader Kumar Barve (D) and Barbara Favola, a Democratic candidate for the Virginia Senate.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 22, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Council Member Michael Brown and Jaime Areizaga-Soto, a Democratic candidate for the Virginia Senate.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 15, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood talk with D.C. Council Member Tommy Wells and Maryland Del. Neil Parrott.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 8, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Ward 7 activist and D.C. Council candidate Ron Moten and Virginia Del. David Englin (D-45th District)

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jul 1, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Lottery chief Buddy Roogow and Alexandria Mayor William Euille.

Shaping the City with Roger Lewis

Thursday, Jun 30, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Half a century ago, historically and architecturally significant buildings were routinely torn down in the United States. Much has changed in the last fifty years and we'll consider Americans' changing attitude and approach to historic...

Understanding Your Neighborhood Through Twitter...

Tech Tuesday explores local political culture through social media, and gets a primer on Twitter jargon and hashtags.

The Politics Hour

Friday, Jun 17, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with U.S. Rep Jim Moran and Ingrid Turner, chair of the Prince George's County Council.

BRAC: Basics

Monday, Jun 6, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

With changes looming, we talk about what BRAC is, why it exists and how communities cope. First of a four part series.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.