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Ward 4: Columbia Heights Residents Push Back Against Displacement — And Win

After years of fighting, a group of low-income Latino residents in Columbia Heights made the difficult transition from renting to owning.
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Can The Success Of D.C.'s Best Middle Schools Be Replicated?

Mayoral contender and D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser said she wants to replicate the educational successes of Alice Deal Middle School. But does the school really offer a model for the whole city?

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Biden Stops At D.C. Restaurant To Make Case For Higher Minimum Wage

Vice President Joe Biden stopped by D.C.'s Florida Avenue Grill this afternoon to make the case for a higher federal minimum wage.
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Six Chickens, Pygmy Goat Found Killed In Rock Creek Park

Several animals, including chickens and a goat, were killed in Rock Creek Park in what appears to be a religious ritual.

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Bonds Ahead In At-Large D.C. Council Race

A poll commissioned by WAMU's The Kojo Nnamdi Show and the Washington City Paper finds D.C. Council member Anita Bonds (D-At Large) cruising to re-election this year.
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Poll Finds Residents Split On D.C. United Stadium, Cynical On Corruption

D.C. residents are split on whether the city should help pay for a new D.C. United stadium, say that corruption is deeply entrenched in the city's political system and would support the full legalization of marijuana.
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FBI Adds Kahlil Tatum To Wanted List, Offers Reward For Information

The FBI has added 51-year-old Kahlil Tatum to its wanted list, shortly after the agency released a video that shows missing girl Relisha Rudd and her alleged captor in a D.C. hotel.
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With One Week Until Primary, New Poll Confirms That Gray And Bowser Are Tied

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser is enjoying a wave of momentum in her fight to unseat Mayor Vincent Gray, who has been stung by an ongoing federal investigation into his 2010 campaign.
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With One Week Until Primary, Gray Has Most Money In The Bank

With a week to go until primary day, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray enters the final stretch with a cash advantage over his opponents. 

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