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Jet Noise Is No Joke For Residents Burned By Report About Airport Complaints

Nobody wants to own up to making thousands of complaints about noise from planes flying out of Reagan National Airport. But nearby residents say the noise definitely has gotten worse recently. And there appears to be a specific reason — a new air traffic control system.

D.C. Takes Over Portion Of Walter Reed Campus, Setting Stage For Development

It's official: D.C. now owns 66 acres worth of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Northwest, allowing it to move forward on a large-scale redevelopment project that's been years in the making.
The Kojo Nnamdi Show

What Washington Really Thinks of the Rest of America

Kojo explores the surprising findings of a Johns Hopkins survey on what D.C.'s federal workers and unelected policy makers really think of the American public.

Presidential Politics Finds Its Way Into Annual High Heel Race In Dupont

Tuesday night marked the 30th annual High Heel Race in Dupont Circle. The costumes, the wigs and — yes — the heels were spectacular.

Arlington National Cemetery Bans Cyclists, Leaving Bike Commuters In A Lurch

Only those visiting the grave of a family member are allowed into the cemetery on a bike.

Donald Trump Looms Large In Race For Virginia's 10th District

For Republicans like Barbara Comstock running in relatively moderate districts, the question of how to handle their party's presidential candidate has been a big question on the campaign trail.

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Kelly's unexpected dispute with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich illuminates why Trump's poll numbers are crashing. Gingrich attempted to lecture Kelly on her fascination with sex and scandal.
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