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If Gun Owners Don't Like New Law, Says D.C., They Should File A Lawsuit

A new law allowing D.C. residents to carry concealed handguns is set to take effect this week, and D.C. officials say that gun owners who don't like it can just sue the city.
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Jesse Matthew Indicted On Rape, Abduction Charges In 2005 Case

The man charged with the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being indicted on new charges stemming from the 2005 rape of a young woman.
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Rabbinical Council Says It Investigated D.C. Rabbi Accused Of Voyeurism

The Rabbinical Council of America said in a statement today that it had investigated Rabbi Barry Freundel's behavior for several years, but did not know about the allegations of voyeurism he was charged with last week.
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Officials: Ebola Patient At NIH Poses No Public Safety Risk

Montgomery County officials say treating the nurse infected with the Ebola virus at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda poses no threat to public health and safety.
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As Early Voting Starts, Polls Put Bowser Ahead Of Catania

Early voting in D.C. started on Monday, and polls find Democrat Muriel Bowser ahead of Independent David Catania by anywhere from four to 17 points.
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After Rough Stretch, Former Ocean City Councilman Attempts A Comeback

Former Ocean City Councilman Joe Hall has had a rough go of it after being ousted in 2012, but with an open field in this year's elections, he's trying for a comeback.
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Will Ebola Impact Midterm Elections?

Weekend Edition Sunday's new segment, "For the Record," kicks off with politics and Ebola. NPR's Rachel Martin asks NPR's Mara Liasson and Dallas columnist J. Floyd about the politics of the disease.
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Turf Shifts In Culture Wars As Support For Gay Marriage Rises

Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 20

You can see a rock musical about a family dealing with mental illness. A local nonprofit celebrates its 20th anniversary with an artsy party.
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The Unlikely Bond Between A D.C. Church And The Punk Music Scene

For decades, D.C. churches have served as a support system for the city's punk rock scene, but how did that come to be?

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The Kissimmee: A River Recurved

In Florida, a key river is undergoing the largest environmental restoration effort in the world. But when complete, a looming water shortage means the river's waters still face an uncertain future.
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Why Are The Great Lakes On The Rise?

Host Audie Cornish talks with Drew Gronewold, a hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, about why water levels in lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron are rising.