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Alexandria Residents Challenge Housing Authority

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Over a cup of coffee at her kitchen table in the Andrew Atkins housing project, Bernice Scruggs says her family has been mistreated. Many of her relatives have been forbidden from setting foot in her apartment -- in at least one case because of a mistaken identity. She and other residents have been working with Virginia Delegate David Englin, who plans to file legislation next week to clarify how people can be forbidden from Alexandria's public housing.

Michael Pope reports.


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Remembering Paul Prudhomme, The Louisiana Chef Who 'Made Magic'

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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


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