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Jonna McKone
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It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit D.C.'s Dupont Circle and the Lynhaven neighborhood of Alexandria, Va.

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This map shows previous Door to Door segments, and includes links to photos and show audio. The yellow marker represents neighborhoods featured in Washington, D.C., the blue represents neighborhoods in Maryland, and the red represents neighborhoods in Virginia.

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