Episode 255
Aug 12, 2020

College football’s canceled … sort of

But you still have to go back to school.

Kai Ryssdal and Kimberly Adams are fielding listener questions on this Whaddya Wanna Know Wednesday. We’ll cover a range of topics from college sports to insider trading, a tax credit for low-income families and one particularly nostalgic movie. Plus, Kimberly drops some fencing knowledge and we’ll explain (again!) what’s up with inflation. Stay to the end for a special promise from Kai.

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Tony Wagner Digital Producer
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