A friendly neighborhood store can help people feel rooted in their community. But what happens when those businesses close up shop? And how can small businesses in particular survive in the high-rent, high-risk Washington region?
It finally happened. Amazon announced this week that half of its HQ2 would land in Arlington, Va. Kojo speaks with Arlington Board Chair Katie Cristol about the Amazon effect and how it will be felt locally.
Plus, newly re-elected D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine joins Kojo and political analyst Tom Sherwood in studio to talk about his recent reelection and provide an update on D.C.’s probe into Catholic Church abuses and lawsuits against the Trump Administration.
Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we’re at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
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