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The Region's Top Stories With Post Columnist Robert McCartney

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There's a week and a half to go before primary day in the D.C. mayoral race.

A Washington Post poll shows Fenty behind Gray -- what would the mayor need to do to close that gap?

Also, Ward 3 council member Mary Cheh announces her backing Gray for mayor.

In Maryland, State Senator Ulysses Currie was indicted by a grand jury this week on 18 counts.

Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey talks with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about the week's top stories...

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'Historic Landmark' Status Complicates Corcoran Renovations

Plans by George Washington University to renovate the Corcoran Gallery of Art may be thrown for a loop after D.C.'s historic preservation board designated much of the interior of the building as a historic landmark.

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In This Museum, Visitors Can Eat At The Exhibits

The Southern Museum of Food and Beverage in New Orleans chronicles the eats and drinks of the Southern states. And it may be one of the only museums where visitors can imbibe while viewing exhibits.
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Staten Island Candidates Avoid Talk Of Eric Garner Case

In the New York Congressional district where an an unarmed black man died at the hands of police last year, neither candidate for a special congressional election is using the death to score points.
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As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

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