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Transit Tot: Woman Gives Birth On I-270

Only weeks after a woman gave birth to a healthy boy on the platform of the L'Enfant Metro Station, this morning a woman gave birth to a baby on I-270 south of Germantown.

The baby girl was born on the side of the busy interstate just south of Exit 15 during the busy morning commute. Both mother and child were reported to be doing well and were transported to a local hospital.

On August 1 23-year-old Shavonnte Taylor went into labor on a Greenbelt-bound Green Line train, safely delivering a baby boy named Amir on the platform at L'Enfant Plaza.

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
NPR

Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
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New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on American recycling companies. What this means for cities, counties and the future of recycling programs in the United States.

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

Kojo chats with Freeman Hrabowski, the president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, about the future of higher education - and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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