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The latest from WHYY's radio programming
- The $15 minimum wage and fast-food labor activism Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane — The fast-food worker movement has been gaining momentum in recent months as more and more data suggests that employees of America’s largest franchises are having difficulty making ends meet. Many have [...]
- Fighting the Ebola epidemic Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane — As the Ebola epidemic continues to spread and ravage West Africa, we look at efforts to fight the epidemic and why the global response came so late. Guest host Mary Cummings-Jordan talks [...]
- A discussion on domestic violence Voices in the Family — When celebreties engage in domestic violence, it saturates the headlines, but then often fades into the background. However, domestic violence is a pervasive reality for far too many families in the United States and the entire world beyond. Violent videos of celebrities engaging [...]
- Don't underestimate the weed known as "Jack in the Pulpit" You Bet Your Garden — Mike McGrath explains how to get rid of yellow jackets and borers safely, what benefits thousand-leggers offer, the best way to grow a palm tree indoors, how to prune vines from a lilac bush, and why the weed "Jack in the Pulpit" should not be underestimated.
- For more summer, go South... or way North Skytalk — Summer has ended. If we were on Mars we could enjoy summer for a whole 6 months, thanks to it’s two year orbit around the sun! Cassini descends to 875 miles above Titan in its 101st close flyby of Saturn’s moon. Objective is to look at the seas and lakes of the north [...]
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