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WASHINGTON (AP) Chandra Levy's mother will be allowed to attend the entire trial of the man who's accused of killing the federal intern. A judge ruled that Susan Levy will be able to attend the trial, even though she likely will be called as a witness.

WASHINGTON (AP) It may be decades, if ever, before voting may be safely done on the Internet. That was the assessment of a University of Michigan professor who was able to hack a prototype of the D.C. elections voting website with his students. Alex Halderman says his group was able to change votes and a master password.

ASPEN HILL, Md. (AP) Montgomery County fire and rescue officials say a small child has been taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after she and an adult woman were struck by a sport utility vehicle today in Aspen Hill, Maryland. Officials say the child appeared to be less than two years old.

BLADENSBURG, Md. (AP) President Barack Obama says there's been another month of modest job growth in the private sector. But he says the good news of 64,000 positions being added by private employers was tempered by the overall net loss of 95,000 jobs last month. He spoke at a company in suburban Maryland.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 1

Music from West Africa and photography from South East Asia come to the D.C. area.

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From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love Of Bitter May Be In Your Genes

Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren't as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.
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Legal Limbo No More? Bill To Go Before D.C. Council Lays Out Ridesharing Rules

Cab drivers in D.C. have long complained that their app-based, ridesharing competition are unregulated. Now D.C. Council member Mary Cheh is introducing a bill that would address these concerns.

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'Ello' Aims For A Return To Ad-Free Social Networking

Ello is the viral social network of the moment. Ad-free, invitation-only and with the option of anonymity, it's generating tons of chatter as the latest alternative to Facebook.

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