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Friday, Aug 26 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour – August 26, 2016

A local school district loses its federal funding money over teacher behavior. A group of D.C. residents sue to block a homeless shelter in their neighborhood. And a Republican activist in Montgomery County successfully petitions to get term limits on the ballot—but a legal challenge looms.

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Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa crosses his arms in protest of the persecution of the Oromo people as he crosses the Olympic marathon line in Rio de Janeiro.

Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa crosses his arms in protest of the persecution of the Oromo people as he crosses the Olympic marathon line in Rio de Janeiro.

Thursday, Aug 25 12:34 p.m. (ET)

Olympic Marathon Medalist Faces Persecution In Ethiopia –And He’s Not The Only One

While many local Ethiopians have been following the persecution of protestors in the Oromia region, a recent act of protest at the 2016 Rio Olympic marathon finish line brought the issue to an international stage.

Construction has begun on the 3rd Street Bridge Project, which will hold up Capitol Crossing, five mixed-use buildings on three new city blocks.

Construction has begun on the 3rd Street Bridge Project, which will hold up Capitol Crossing, five mixed-use buildings on three new city blocks.

Wednesday, Aug 24 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Put A Bridge On It: Building New Connections In D.C.

A 2.2 million-square-foot, mixed-use project is being built over six lanes of I-395 in D.C.

Wednesday, Aug 24 12 p.m. (ET)

The Smithsonian African Art Museum Welcomes A New Neighbor

We talk with the director of The National Museum of African Art about its work with its new neighbor, an award it's bringing online this fall, and the future of museums more broadly.

Montgomery County's new school superintendent Jack Smith at the Drive for Supplies Celebration at Wootton High School.

Montgomery County's new school superintendent Jack Smith at the Drive for Supplies Celebration at Wootton High School.

Tuesday, Aug 23 12 p.m. (ET)

A New Leader For Montgomery County Public Schools

Kojo sits down with Montgomery County's new school superintendent to talk about the challenges ahead in one of the nation's largest school systems.