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D.C. Campaign Finance Officials File Complaint Against Brown Committee

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The complaint from the Office of Campaign Finance accuses Kwame Brown's campaign committee of failing to report more than $100,000 in contributions during his 2008 bid for re-election.

The complaint also accuses the Brown campaign of failing to report or substantiate nearly $350,000 in expenditures.?? The complaint largely resembles an audit from April that also scrutinized Brown's campaign finances.??

Brown has said all funds were spent on campaign-related expenses.??

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In An Alternate 19th Century London, Sins Are Marked With 'Smoke'

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dan Vyleta about his novel, Smoke. It's set in an alternate 19th century London, where the morally corrupt are marked by a smoke that pours from their bodies.
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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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$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

The head of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication acknowledged at least two security breaches in addition to February's spectacular theft involving Bangladesh's central bank.

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