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Parking In D.C. Gets More Expensive

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A major D.C. parking meter conversion is supposed to be completed by today. That means new enforcement hours and higher rates - with enforcement on Saturdays and meters running to 10 pm in some areas.

D.C. Council member Jim Graham has oversight of parking in the city. Speaking with David Furst, he says because meters now charge two-dollars an hour in many locations, there will be more machines on the way that accept credit cards.

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Far From 'Infinitesimal': A Mathematical Paradox's Role In History

It seems like a simple question: How many parts can you divide a line into? The troublesome answer was square at the root of two of Europe's greatest social crises.
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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

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