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By Zak Koeske

The D.C. government is at the forefront of a national push to develop citizen-focused Web tools. But District leaders say they haven't forgotten that many residents aren't yet online. D.C's chief technology officer is on the case to bridge that digital divide.

This report is part of a collaboration between WAMU 88.5 News and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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