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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

The time ESPN banned the word ‘Redskins’


WTOP’s Kristi King reports.

Related Link: Slate: How Scrabble Got the Washington NFL Team’s Offensive Nickname Banned from ESPN

8:10 p.m. – Paula Kita, editor of Men’s Health magazine


How to maximize the benefits of your workout

7:50 p.m. – Gregg Stebben, WTOP’s Tech Guy


New iPhone, new rumors and more issues with phone plans

7:30 p.m. – Jon Alterman, Middle East Director for the Center for Strategic and International Studies


The national emergency in Egypt and what could happen next

6:40 p.m. George Wallace, WTOP Redskins beat reporter


How RGIII’s knee responded on his first day on the practice field

Local Little League girls team heads to World Series


WTOP’s Hank Silverberg

5:40 p.m. – Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland


Reconciliation hard to imagine soon in Egypt

4:10 p.m. – Major Garrett, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent


Obama administration faces challenges with Egyptian transitional government

3:50 p.m. – J.J. Green, WTOP’s national security correspondent


U.S. Intel relies on simple, old-fashioned techniques to track al-Qaida

2:20 p.m. – Elizabeth Bernstein, Bonds columnist for The Wall Street Journal


The art of conversation

12:50 p.m. – Dave Ross, commentator


The voice in the nursery

Data Doctors


Expand your vocabulary

10:10 a.m. – Kimberly Palmer, blogger, U.S. News & World Report


New technologies help credit card companies catch fraud.

Related Link: U.S. News & World Report: How Credit Card Companies Spot Fraud Before You Do

9:40 a.m. – Michio Kaku, professor of Theoretical Physics, City University of New York, and author of ‘Physics of the Future’


Hyperloop is Flash Gordon meets Henry Ford.

Katie Ledecky (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)

Katie Ledecky joined Mike and John to talk about what’s next in her swimming career. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)

8:40 a.m – Katie Ledecky, Olympic gold medalist


Bethesda’s own Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer says her best is yet to come.

7:40 a.m. – Dan Caplinger, writer for Motley Fool


The future of public pensions.

6:40 a.m. – Edward Yeranian, CBS News Correspondent


Violence clashes escalate in Egypt

6:10 a.m. – M.J. Gohel, terrorism expert with Asia Pacific Foundation


How dangerous is al-Qaida now the organization has spread itself out?

Kooky fast food you never knew existed


WTOP’s David Burd reports

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R.E.M. fan club box set may hit stores


WTOP’s Megan Cloherty reports.

Related Link: Rolling Stone: R.E.M. Could Release Rare Fan-Club Singles

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