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D.C. Marks Anniversary Of Gay Marriage Law

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It was a low-key affair at the Covenant Baptist Church. Just a handful of council members and activists from the gay community on hand for a few words and speeches.

The quiet ceremony was, perhaps, fitting for a law that at the time of its passing garnered a lot of controversy, but has since faded into the background.

"Frankly, you don't hear people talk about it much anymore," Gray says. "It's an inherent part of how we do business in the District of Columbia."

Gray admitted his support for the law caused him to lose a couple of friends, but he says he's glad the District did the right thing and became one of the first jurisdictions to approve same-sex marriages.

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The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.
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D.C.'s Public Schools Select New Lunch Providers

D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud and moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But, questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.

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Creating A D.C. State Constitution

We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.

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In A Lawsuit, New York Accuses Domino's Pizza Of Wage Theft

It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.

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