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Skip the Bag Charge, Get Busted

We tag along on a sting operation aimed at catching D.C.businesses that don't charge customers at five-cent bag fee.

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Ban The Box Law Takes Effect In D.C., Helping Ex-Offenders Get Jobs

A new D.C. law prohibiting employers from asking someone applying for a job about their criminal history until a conditional offer of employment has been made is now in effect.
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Sexual Assault Numbers Up On D.C. College Campuses

According to the latest federal data, District college campuses have seen a significant uptick in sexual assaults on campus, but that may actually be an encouraging sign of increased awareness.

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Court-Appointed Doctor To Determine If Severance Competent For Murder Trial

A court-appointed doctor in Alexandria will be conducting an evaluation to determine whether or not Charles Severance, a former fringe political candidate, is competent to stand trial for three high-profile murders.
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Charles Severance Objects To His Own Lawyer At Court Hearing

The man accused in three high-profile murders in Alexandria appeared in court today, and created a stir when he objected to and talked over his defense attorney.

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Sexual Assault Reported In Dorm At American University

Public safety officers at American University are asking anyone with information to come forward after reports that a student was sexually assaulted in her residence hall early Wednesday morning.

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Will Ethics Reform Accomplish Anything? Some Virginia Legislators Raise Doubts

Fairfax County legislators take the unusual step of disclosing campaign contributions in the course of their work, but some legislators that just wouldn't work to address Virginia's ethics issues.

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UVA Students Reflect On 'Rolling Stone' Retraction

After Rolling Stone Magazine identified "discrepancies" in a story published last month detailing a sexual assault at the University of Virginia, some students say the magazine is the real abuser.

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To Track Down Warrants, Maryland Lawmakers Want To Target Tax Returns

Montgomery County authorities are pushing for an expansion of the "warrant intercept program," which targets the tax returns of those with outstanding warrants.

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Fairfax County Leaders Outline Plan To Address On-Campus Sexual Assaults

Leaders in Fairfax County are concerned about the threat of sexual violence on college campuses, and are hoping to do something about it.

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