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Charles Severance Indicted On Gun Charge In Loudoun County

The man wanted for questioning in connection with three potentially linked murders in Alexandria has been indicted by a grand jury in nearby Loudoun County on a weapons charge.

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Teaching Computers to Understand Sarcasm

Marketers, diplomats and even the FBI are trying to teach computers to understand the avalanche of Tweets and Facebook posts. We explore the exploding field of sentiment mining.

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House Bound: Baltimore and the Youth Curfew Debate

Starting next month, Baltimore's youth will be subject to one of the strictest curfews in the nation. Kojo explores the public safety and civil rights questions behind keeping kids indoors at night.

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Residents Of D.C. Neighborhood Mourn Grocer Killed By Robbers

A corner store in the 16th Street Heights neighborhood has become a shrine to James Oh, who was killed during a robbery on July 4.
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Match Fixing & International Soccer

Kojo explores the hundred billion dollar soccer gambling economy, and ongoing concerns about the integrity of the Beautiful Game.

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Virginia Police Want To Take Explicit Photos Of Teen In Sexting Case

A Virginia teenager is fighting efforts by police who want to take photos of him in a sexually aroused state to try to prove a sexting case against him.
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Power Failure At 911 Center Takes Out D.C. Police Radios

A power failure at the District's communication center affected 911 services and severely impacted the radio communications system used by police for five minutes.
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Assailants Sought In Deadly Convenience Store Robbery

D.C. police were called to the scene on Colorado Avenue NW Friday and found 76-year-old James Oh suffering from trauma to the head.
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MoCo Legislators Ask Maryland To Decriminalize Drug Paraphernalia

The Montgomery County Council has given final approval to a resolution asking state lawmakers to go further in decriminalizing marijuana, and took a shot at a Maryland Republican for trying to stop decriminalization in D.C.
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Alexandria Woman Killed On Fourth Of July Was Strangled

Police say the woman found dead in her Alexandria apartment during the Fourth of July holiday weekend was strangled.

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