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Teen Clinic Could Help Reduce Chlamydia Rate In Alexandria

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Alexandria has some of the highest levels of chlamydia in Virginia, according to a recent study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Nurses at the city's teen clinic say it's particularly a problem among young people. The good news is that chlamydia is easily tested and, if it's caught, easily cured. That's one of the reasons why the school system and the city government are working together to move the clinic, which is currently located in a run-down trailer behind a strip mall. Over the summer, they plan to relocate the facility to T.C. Williams High School and rename it the Teen Wellness Center.

Michael Pope reports...

WAMU 88.5

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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