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Public radio stations WNYC, KPCC and WAMU announced Friday that they will revive the Gothamist local news sites in their cities. The sites had been shuttered by owner Joe Ricketts in November. WNYC hide caption

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Diane Rehm poses for a portrait at her home in January. After more than three decades and thousands of programs, she's stepping away from the broadcast microphone. Matt McClain/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Radio's Diane Rehm, A Mainstay Of Civil Discourse, Signs Off

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Joshua Johnson is "cocreator and host of the provocative nationwide public radio series, Truth Be Told, which explored race in America," member station WAMU wrote in a press release. He will be the host of 1A, the new show taking over the time slot currently held by The Diane Rehm Show. Stephen Voss/Courtesy of WAMU hide caption

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