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D.C. Police Arrest 60 In Prostitution Sting

D.C. police say 60 people have been arrested in a prostitution sting in downtown Washington.

Police say the arrests were made this weekend over the course of 36 hours during an initiative dubbed "Operation Off the Streets 2.'' The cases involved both men and women.

Investigators say the offenses ranged from street-level prostitution to Internet and hotel prostitution in Northwest Washington.

Police received tips from the public through 911 calls, community meetings and neighborhood list serve postings.

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Woody Allen's 'Fading Gigolo' Full Of Loneliness And Longing

In the new comedy Fading Gigolo, John Turturro plays the title character, and Woody Allen plays his pimp. This story originally broadcast on All Things Considered on April 18, 2014.
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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

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