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WASHINGTON (AP) A new poll suggests D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty could have a tough fight for a second term. The poll released Monday found 34 percent of voters want to see Fenty re-elected in 2010, while 53 percent said they want somebody new.

WASHINGTON (AP) The murder trial of the man accused in Chandra Levy's death has been postponed until October. Ingmar Guandique had been scheduled to stand trial on first-degree murder and other charges in January. But prosecutors told a D.C. Superior Court judge that they plan to file additional charges.

WASHINGTON (AP) The District of Columbia has agreed to pay protesters arrested during demonstrations nine years ago more than $13 million. The preliminary agreement was announced Monday. It includes a maximum payment of $18,000 to each of the 680 people who were arrested at the April 2000 protests tied to meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

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