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Police Release New Photos of Missing Girl Relisha Rudd And Man Believed To Be With Her, Kahlil Tatum

Police have distributed new photos of the 8-year-old girl missing from D.C. and the man she's believed to be with.
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To Afford Rent, D.C.'s Minimum Wage Earners Must Work 137 Hours Per Week

The heads of minimum wage households need to work 137 hours — the equivalent of three and a half full-time jobs — to afford the rent on a two-bedroom home in the District.

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Be My Friend? D.C. Campaigns Take To Advertising On Social Media

More D.C. mayoral campaigns are paying for ads on social media than ever before, using tools like Facebook and Google as a means to reach new voters.
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Man Sent Threat To Obama, But To Wrong D.C. Address

A convicted child molester was due in federal court on charges that he sent a threatening letter to President Barack Obama albeit to the wrong address.
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Get Out The Vote: 13 Early Voting Centers Open Across D.C.

Those who hope to cast an early ballot in this year's Democratic primary in D.C. may have an easier time avoiding lines thanks to a website that tracks wait times.

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Georgetown Student Arrested For Ricin Possession

A 19-year-old Georgetown University student has been charged with possession of a biological toxin, and a classmate says the student was obsessed with "Breaking Bad."
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State Of The Race: D.C.'s 2014 Primary

Washington City Paper editor Mike Madden joins Kojo to discuss the results of a poll his newspaper commissioned along with The Kojo Nnamdi Show about the state of local politics in Washington, D.C.

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Behind The Scenes At Local Public Libraries

Over the last decade, public libraries have changed and evolved rapidly to meet patron demand. Directors must balance the budget, find new ways to use existing space and manage collections that include books and resources, both tangible and virtual. We talk with directors of three local systems about the role of the library in our modern communities.

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D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?

All D.C. residents are expected to abide by the D.C. Code. But until recently, most residents didn't have direct online access to the code itself.

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Trial Board Continues For D.C. Firefighters, But Daughter Of Deceased Man Kicked Out

The hearing continues today of the five D.C. firefighters who failed to aid a man suffering a heart attack in January, but the press still isn't being let in.

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