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Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

Jimi Hendrix goes to PBS

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Brennan Haselton, WTOP News

Read more: Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’


4:40 p.m. George Wallace, WTOP Redskins beat reporter

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Redskins prepare for quick turnaround to face Vikings



Masked marchers demand restoration of civil liberties

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Megan Cloherty, WTOP

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A group of about 400 peaceful demonstrators protest the erosion of their civil rights at 16th and K streets in D.C. Tuesday. Many wore white Guy Fawkes masks while making their way to Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)

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A group of about 400 peaceful demonstrators protest the erosion of their civil rights at 16th and K streets in D.C. Tuesday. Many wore white Guy Fawkes masks while making their way to Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)

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A group of about 400 peaceful demonstrators protest the erosion of their civil rights at 16th and K streets in D.C. Tuesday. Many wore white Guy Fawkes masks while making their way to Dupont Circle. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)


12:51 p.m. – Dave Ross, commentator

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Rare to see positive coverage of the TSA


Openly gay MSNBC Live Anchor Thomas Roberts will host the 2013 Miss Universe competition in Russia, a country with an anti-gay law.

Roberts says he’s going to Russia with a “different mindset.”

He talks with WTOP about his safety in Russia and about the reporting he plans to do on the LBGT community while there.

9:10 a.m. – Thomas Roberts, MSNBC Live anchor

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The 2013 Miss Universe competition in Russia will be hosted by an openly gay man.

Related Story: Gay Miss Universe host looks to know more about Russia’s LBGT community

Thomas Roberts (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images)

Thomas Roberts (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images)



12:10 p.m. — WTOP’s National Security Correspondent J.J. Green

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Department of Defense investigators released details of a probe into misconduct by the chief of Pentagon security.



11:40 a.m. – Christine Brennan, USA TODAY sports columnist

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NFL needs to take hazing seriously.



11:05 a.m. – Bob Schieffer, CBS News chief Washington correspondent

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The assassination of President John F. Kennedy changed everything about journalism.



10:10 a.m. – Petula Dvorak, Washington Post columnist

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Candidates are not addressing issues about which women care.


9:40 a.m. – James Brown, host of ‘The NFL Today’ on CBS and Showtime’s ‘Inside the NFL’

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More than hazing in Dolphins locker room


Tips to convince your boss to let you work from home

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WTOP’s Michelle Basch reports.

If you want to work from home, here are some helpful hints from Mashable:

  • Do your research:
  • Take a slow, analytic approach to how it would work.

  • Draft a proposal:
  • Show your boss how it would be a success.

  • Be flexible:
  • Be open to alternatives schedules.

  • Show your support:
  • See above.


8:20 a.m. – John King, CNN’s chief national correspondent

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Virginia’s governor’s race attracts national attention for a number of reasons.



7:40 a.m. – Former Rep. Steve LaTourette, R-Ohio

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Negative campaign ads have a danger of hurting candidates.



7:10 a.m. – Rachel Smolkin, managing editor, POLITICO

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The gender gap could be very large in the Virginia governor’s race.



6:40 a.m. – D.C. Councilmember Kenyon McDuffie, D-Ward 5

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D.C. considers raising age to buy tobacco to 21.



Cherry blossom excitement starts now

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WTOP’s Bob Madigan reports.

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