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A Lifelong Radio Man Wins New Fans With 'Big Broadcast'

Ed Walker fell in love with radio as a kid in the 1930s. Today, as the host of WAMU 88.5's beloved Sunday night show, he introduces a new generation to classic programs from the golden age of radio.

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Almost 500 Foods Contain The 'Yoga Mat' Compound. Should We Care?

A report finds that azodicarbonamide wasn't just in Subway's bread: It's in hundreds of foods. While it has been linked to asthma in factory workers, the additive poses no known risk to consumers.

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Planet Money

Does Raising The Minimum Wage Kill Jobs?

Multiple economists have studied the fast-food industry to answer the question. They've found very different answers.

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Second Baby Cleared Of HIV. Rare Event, Or Hope For Others?

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No Rules for Kings Oddisee
The Old and the Young Midlake
One Way Ticket Peven Everett
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Almost 500 Foods Contain The 'Yoga Mat' Compound. Should We Care?

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Robert Ashley, Opera's Misunderstood Innovator, Dies At 83

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Running Against The Koch Brothers

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Songbird Kenny G
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Obama Pitches Health Care Law To Latinos In Bid To Boost Enrollment

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Inchworm Battles

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A Lifelong Radio Man Wins New Fans With 'Big Broadcast'

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The Scientist Who Makes Stars On Earth

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