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Board Approves Nine Projects For Disabled D.C. Commuters

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Improving the mobility of D.C.'s low-income and disabled residents is the focus of several projects getting the thumbs-up from the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board.

In a unanimous vote, the board voted to approve nine projects aimed at improving mobility options for low income and disabled commuters in the District.

Continued funding was approved for the rollDC wheelchair accessible taxicab service, the development of audio transit maps of the region's transit system for users with visual disabilities, transportation to a regional job training and internship program, and funding to provide affordable vehicles to low-income families with limited access to public transit.

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Collards And Canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown Promoted Premarital Cooking

The legendary Cosmo editor, subject of two new biographies, knew sex sells – and food brings in ad money. She cannily combined them with features like "After Bed, What? (a light snack for an encore)."
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Collards And Canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown Promoted Premarital Cooking

The legendary Cosmo editor, subject of two new biographies, knew sex sells – and food brings in ad money. She cannily combined them with features like "After Bed, What? (a light snack for an encore)."
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The Legality Of Restoring Virginia Voting Rights

Virginia's governor is bypassing the commonwealth's Supreme Court ruling and restoring felon voting rights individually. Kojo examines Terry McAuliffe's move with a legal expert.

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Got To Catch Peter The Great And Ivan The Terrible

Think of it as an intellectual version of Pokémon Go. Moscow's City Hall will launch an app next month that allows players to catch long-dead historical figures on the streets of the capital.

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