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A George Washington Museum, In Alabama

Jun 10, 2017

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A short drive south of Birmingham is a museum that might seem more at home near the nation's capital. It's dedicated to George Washington. Andrew Yeager with member station WBHM joined some visitors there to take in the collection.

Unemployment Data Are Often Colored By Politics

Jun 3, 2017

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Playing The Royals In Netflix's 'The Crown'

May 27, 2017

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Pizza, From One Newspaper To Another

May 27, 2017

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On an overcast late-spring afternoon, a group of bird lovers from the Earth Conservation Corps are in a boat on Washington, D.C.'s Anacostia River, and point out an osprey circling overhead. "This is like their summer vacation spot and where they have their young," says Bob Nixon, in the boat. "Then they spend most of their lives in the Amazon."

Who's Afraid Of A Diverse Cast?

May 20, 2017

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a brilliant, scalding and essential play that is often revived. But the Complete Works Project in Oregon won't present the play this fall because the estate of the playwright, Edward Albee, won't give permission for them to cast an African-American actor in the featured role of Nick, a young professor.

The play's director, Michael Streeter, refuses to fire an actor for the color of his skin.

"I am furious and dumbfounded," he wrote on Facebook.

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Putin Plays Hockey, And Wins, Of Course

May 13, 2017

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Rep. 'Auntie' Maxine Waters Getting The Spotlight

May 13, 2017

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Hashtag #AuntyMaxine is having a real moment. For those of you who may not know what that moment is, that's Congresswoman Maxine Waters who's developed a passionate fan base as NPR's Vanessa Romo reports.

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The Risks Of An Underfunded Census

May 13, 2017

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Ransomware Attacks Computer Networks Around The Globe

May 13, 2017

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