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From Europe To Bolivia To D.C.: 'Mission Baroque' Finds New Life In Georgetown

Local covers of international hits aren't a new phenomenon. The Georgetown University Chamber Singers are resurrecting covers known as 'Mission Baroque' — South American takes on European Baroque music.

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LISTEN: The Latest On The 'Document Dump' From The D.C. Corruption Investigation

WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden explains the documents released Friday that are related to the sweeping federal investigation into political corruption in the District of Columbia.

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Extra Money For 'At Risk' D.C. Students Isn't Flowing Properly, Report Says

D.C. Public Schools students targeted for extra help may not be getting the support they need, says a new report from the DC Fiscal Policy Institute.

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Mayor Wants Statehood Vote This Year By D.C. Residents

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wants residents to vote this November on whether the nation's capital should become the 51st state.
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Report: Credibility Of Key Figure In 'Shadow Campaign' Probe Was Doomed By Sex Allegations

A report by The Washington Post explains why prosecutors' case against Vincent Gray never materialized.

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Judge To Unseal 'Shadow Campaign' Docs From Gray Campaign Probe

Documents from the investigation into former Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign will soon be released after pressure from lawyers.

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'National Mall' And 'Kennedy Center' To Be Added To Names Of Metro Stations

The Smithsonian and Foggy Bottom-GWU stops will each get appendages to their names as the result of a process that concluded this week.

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Politician Who Rarely Rode The Trains Emerging As Metro's Most Vocal Champion

D.C. Council Member Jack Evans was forceful in advocating for the Metro in front of lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week, continuing his outspoken advocacy as chairman of Metro’s board of directors.

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Bowser Unveils More Details About Shelter Plan, But Critics Say Questions Remain

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has released additional details about her plan to replace the troubled homeless shelter at D.C. General with seven smaller, neighborhood-based shelters — but some of the plan's fiercest critics still say that many questions remain unanswered.

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National Cathedral Moving To Phase 2 Of Repairs Stemming From 2011 Earthquake

When an earthquake centered in Virginia struck in 2011, it caused an estimated $34 million in damage to the Washington National Cathedral. The house of worship has conducted structural repairs, but now turns to the cosmetic.

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