As D.C. debates the challenge of re-integrating ex-offenders, we talk with two participants in a mentorship program aimed at stopping the revolving door to prison about the challenges facing "returning citizens" here in the city.
Since Marylanders voted to expand gambling in the state, casino revenue has jumped by nearly 50 percent. But with some of that money coming from problem gamblers, we explore whether Maryland is doing enough to help them.
Following Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, Congress rewrote flood insurance rules to ensure that more of the burden was placed on individual property owners. We talk with one Virginia homeowner whose flood insurance skyrocketed from $2,000 to $32,000.
Sukkah City, by local filmmaker Jason Hutt, is about an architectural competition that challenges participants to apply innovative design techniques to sukkahs, traditional huts some Jews build during the harvest holiday of Sukkot.
Almost anyone who has ever driven in D.C. on a regular basis is familiar with the headaches that came with getting trapped behind a motorcade. Mayor Vincent Gray wrote a letter to the Secret Service to try and amend their protocols.
The Federal Transit Administration recommended the Purple Line project receive $100 million in federal funds this fiscal year — a key step in securing necessary funds to build the 16-mile light rail line in Maryland.
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