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WASHINGTON (AP) Fewer people would have jobs keeping city streets clean under the mayor's 2011 budget proposal. The budget eliminates 39 trash inspector positions and is intended to save the city about $5 million annually.

WASHINGTON (AP) Authorities say the Nuclear Security Summit next week will affect transportation in the District. The summit will be held at the downtown D.C. convention center on April 12-13 and officers plan to man barriers and close some roads during the event.

WASHINGTON (AP) George Washington University students have met their end of the deal to get first lady Michelle Obama as this year's commencement speaker. Obama challenged students at the beginning of the school year: if the campus racked up 100,000 hours of volunteer service, she would be the school's graduation speaker.

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