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Politicians Taking Lavish Trips, Japan's Captivation With Koshien, How Boca Raton Helped Win WWII

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Today in Sundial: The Palm Beach Post recently published a story about how Riviera Beach city leaders are spending taxpayer dollars. It showed city commissioners and the mayor had taken numerous trips, stayed at expensive hotels and even on pet projects. We'll hear from the Post reporter Tony Doris and Riviera Beach Mayor Thomas Masters.

WLRN TV will be airing a new documentary called "Boca Raton: The Secret Weapon That Won World War II." It debuts November 6th at 8 PM. We'll hear from one of the voices in the film about the creation of a new radar at a secret base in Boca.

Koshien is a much beloved high school baseball tournament in Japan. We talk with Kenneth Eng, the director of the documentary Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball which will be shown at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.

Luis Hernandez is an award-winning journalist and host whose career spans three decades in cities across the U.S. He’s the host of WLRN’s newest daily talk show, Sundial (Mon-Thu), and the news anchor every afternoon during All Things Considered.