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Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013


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Lobster prices are down to a little more than $2 per pound coming off boats in New England, and D.C. residents can get fresh, live lobster here for between $7 and $8 a pound at select stores.

The New Yorker says part of the reason prices are high is shipping, but that’s not all.

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WTOP’s Kristi King reports

7:40 p.m. Gregg Stebben, WTOP Tech Guy


Cheap, easy ways to access the Internet

7:20 p.m. Michael Neibauer, Washington Business Journal


D.C. vs. Hollywood: the fallout from a bungled ‘House of Cards’ shoot

Read more from the Washington Business Journal about filming a fake motorcade here.

6:20 p.m. Rebecca Sinderbrand, deputy White House editor for POLITICO


NSA began collecting your emails, communications in 2008

Read more about the NSA collection of domestic communications here.

4:40 p.m. Stephen Farnsworth, political science professor at University of Mary Washington


New poll puts McAuliffe ahead in the Va. governor’s race, what it means this early in the campaign

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Traveling with dogs

4:10 p.m. – Major Garrett, chief White House correspondent, CBS


The U.S. response to the crisis in Egypt

3:50 p.m. – Greg T. Rinckey, managing partner, Tully Rinckey PLLC


Bradley Manning sentence

3:10 p.m. – Larry Magid, tech analyst, CBS and CNET


Facebook’s effort to make Internet more accessible

2:20 p.m. – Claes Bell,


Expensive states for car ownership

12:50 p.m. – Dave Ross, commentator


Who do you root for?

11:30 a.m. – Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco and Presidential adviser


Word of chemical attacks near Damascus need confirmation.

11:10 a.m. – Pam Coulter, CBS correspondent


Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s 35-year sentence for leaking government secrets is in line with what other members of the military have received.

9:30 a.m. – John Miller, CBS News senior correspondent


The size and the scope of National Security Agency surveillance.

9:10 a.m. – Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland


What will the "new Egypt" be?

8:40 a.m. – WTOP’s National Security Correspondent J.J. Green


The size of NFL stadiums, in part, prompted the new clear bag policy.

7:40 a.m. – Larry Sabato, director, Center for Politics, University of Virginia


Scandal involving Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is affecting voters’ opinions about who will be the next Virginia governor.

While the Washington region has low unemployment, it is starting to go up.

Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says the area is seeing the effects of the sequester, as well as a decline in federal hiring. And, summer time factors in.

Whether the economy absorbs federal contract workers will affect future unemployment numbers.

Hear what else Fuller has to say about the economy in the interview below.

7:10 a.m. – Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University


Unemployment rising in Washington area.

New snack offers unlikely flavor combination


David Burd, WTOP

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