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Park Police Seek Man Accused Of Sexual Assault In D.C. Park

This man is suspected of a sexual assault on April 1.

Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a park in Northwest D.C. earlier this month.

The incident occurred just west of Georgetown on April 1.

Police say the woman was walking along the Georgetown waterfront around 8 p.m. when a man grabbed her from behind and forced her through an area of the Capital Crescent Trail to Glover Archbold Park and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a black male with light brown skin and short hair. He is said to be approximately six feet tall, and weigh 230-240 pounds.

Police say the man has a tattoo on the back of his left hand of the letter "N" with starts down the middle of the letter.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call 202-610-8737.

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'Game Of Thrones' Evolves On Women In Explosive Sixth Season

The sixth season of HBO's Game of Thrones showed a real evolution in the way the show portrays women and in the season finale, several female characters ascended to power. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Glen Weldon from NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour and Greta Johnsen, host of the Nerdette podcast, about the show.
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In Quest For Happier Chickens, Perdue Shifts How Birds Live And Die

Perdue Farms, one of the largest poultry companies in the country, says it will change its slaughter methods and also some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups are cheering.
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Jonathan Rauch On How American Politics Went Insane

Party insiders and backroom deals: One author on why we need to bring back old-time politics.

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Episode 5: Why 1986 Still Matters

In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.

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