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H Street Drivers Still Getting Accustomed To Streetcar

Streetcars are still a new sight on H Street Northeast, which partially explains why operators have had to stop repeatedly for cars parked across the travel lane.

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With National Book Festival, Politics & Prose Lands Biggest Stage Yet

Local bookstore Politics & Prose will be the official bookseller at this weekend's National Book Festival — the first time in the festival's history that an independent bookstore has landed the contract.
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MPD Investigating Three Sexual Assaults In Mt. Pleasant As Related

Police have released the description of a man they believe is involved with three sexual assaults in Mount Pleasant in five days.

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Like Catania, Bowser Says No To School Boundary Changes

D.C. mayoral candidates Muriel Bowser and David Catania may argue over plenty of things, but there is one thing they see eye to eye on: changes to the city's four-decade-old school boundaries and feeder patterns have to be put on hold.
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D.C. Extends Day At 25 Schools, Hoping That More Time Means Better Scores

Students at 25 D.C. public schools will stay in school longer every day, a move that city officials hope will help struggling students catch up with their peers.
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D.C. Asks Judge To Reconsider Handgun Ruling, Says 'Legal Errors' Were Made

D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan has asked a federal judge to reconsider his prior ruling that tossed out the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home.
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Catania Rejects School Boundary Changes, Says He'll Delay Implementation

Mayoral candidate David Catania says he will delay implementation of a plan that would redraw the city's school boundaries and feeder patterns.
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D.C. Schools Offer Teachers Guidance On Discussing Ferguson

As students return to the classroom today, the city's public school system has prepared a guide for teachers who want to discuss the events surrounding the shooting of an 18-year-old by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Star-Spangled Banner Replica Connects Past With Present

The Maryland Historical Society displayed a replica of the star-spangled banner on Sunday — the same which famously inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the national anthem.

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Nearly 1,100 New Central American Students Join D.C. Area Schools

Schools across the D.C. area are returning to the classroom this week, and hundreds of unaccompanied minors will be counted among their ranks, bringing their own unique challenges to school systems.

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