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    WASHINGTON (AP) Metrorail riders will start paying another 20 cents for rides during the height of the morning rush this week. The 20-cent peak-of-the-peak fee will be charged for Metrorail trips taken between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. on weekdays.

    WASHINGTON (AP) On this trip to Washington, Roger Clemens will be in a courtroom, not in Congress. The seven-time Cy Young Award winner is scheduled to be arraigned today in the nation's capital on a six-count indictment alleging he lied to Congress when he said he never used steroids or human growth hormone.

    WASHINGTON (AP) Voting for the September primary election in Washington will start this week. Today is the first day voters can cast a ballot in the Sept. 14 election.

    (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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    At Food World 'Oscars,' Category Sneakily Redefines All-American Cuisine

    Most James Beard awards go to haute cuisine, but one prize recognizes classic neighborhood joints. And increasingly, the winners are immigrants whose cultures haven't yet dissolved in the melting pot.
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    At Food World 'Oscars,' Category Sneakily Redefines All-American Cuisine

    Most James Beard awards go to haute cuisine, but one prize recognizes classic neighborhood joints. And increasingly, the winners are immigrants whose cultures haven't yet dissolved in the melting pot.
    WAMU 88.5

    D.C.'s 17-Year-Old Charitable Trust Bankrupts

    The DC Trust has declared bankruptcy leaving over 70 groups that rely on their funding with questions about what went wrong and what happens next.

    WAMU 88.5

    Local D.C. STEM Careers Are Soaring - But For Whom?

    Kojo explores the local state of diversity in STEM with educators who are looking to change it and a journalist who's been tracking it.

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