The station couldn't secure the $150,000 to keep the show going.
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WAMU releases the first of its five-part series today revisiting the crack epidemic in D.C. [...]
When two bombs went off at the Boston Marathon yesterday afternoon, the Washington Post had already had a reporter on the scene: local editor Vernon Loeb, who had just finished running the marathon himself. Within minutes of the explosions, Loeb had already sent an email about the blasts to Executive Editor Marty Baron, he said [...]
Readers, we know you've always wanted to consume Washington City Paper on as many platforms as you can. (That's why you follow @wcp on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and keep asking Friendster when it's going to relaunch so you can friend-request us there, too.) So today, we've got good news: You can listen to [...]
Much-Needed Inquiry: Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie has questions about the inspector general's handling of investigations into school cheating and the D.C. lottery contract. +3
"My Jihad": Ads promoting a peaceful approach to Islam's concept of "jihad" are going up on the Metro system. +2
Pro tip: If you know someone who works at WAMU and you're looking for a gift to give them, chocolate may be the way to go. There have been hours of chocolatey-goodness in programming on the Kojo Nnamdi Show, the Diane Rehm Show, and NPR's Tell Me More.
Rehm's show was about the threats to the [...]
WAMU 88.5 is getting a new home. American University just signed on to buy the building at 4401 Connecticut Ave. NW, and WAMU is expected to occupy more than half the space—doubling the current space it has at 4000 Brandywine St. NW. The move will put the public radio station near the Van Ness Metro [...]
Former District Department of Transportation boss Gabe Klein just moved to Chicago this week, and already, two high-ranking DDOT officials are leaving the agency.
Leah Treat, deputy director for resource management, and Karina Ricks, associate director for the policy, planning, and sustainability administration, will both be resigning soon.
WAMU'S David Schultz broke the news on Twitter; DDOT officials [...]
The only thing better than reading about DC Urban Moms and Dads in Washington City Paper might be listening to a live discussion of the site on the radio. (Reading about the site on the site is also an option.)
Fortunately, Kojo Nnamdi is here to help. Tune in to Monday's Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU [...]
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Morning all. Big news of this Dead Week Tuesday is that a tree fell. Indeed, early on Tuesday morning, three [...]
Good morning, City Desk readers, and welcome to another edition of Freedom Friday. Before we get started, I have to confess that I was doored again–the second time in as many months. I know the rules of the road/engagement, but I can't help myself: when I see a chance to avoid slowing down or stopping, [...]