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Big And Rare: Exhibit On Renaissance Painter Comes To D.C.

Piero di Cosimo painted on large wood panels. Getting a lot of them in one place isn't easy.

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Multiple Angles On Man Ray's Creativity

A new exhibit at the Phillips Collection gets inside Man Ray's "Shakespearean Equations" series.

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D.C. Drops Request For More Flexibility In Housing Homeless Families

After finding 100 additional motel rooms to house homeless families, D.C. withdrew a request that a 2014 order requiring that families be placed in private rooms be modified.
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Facing Crisis, D.C. Asks Judge For Flexibility In Housing Homeless Families

The District is asking a judge to grant it flexibility in where it houses homeless families, saying a spike in homelessness and lack of housing options for homeless families had left the city with few options.
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At Hearing On Metro Incident, First Responders Complain Of Radio Problems

The D.C. Council’s first public hearing on Metro’s L’Enfant Plaza disaster revealed little new information about what went wrong, but the three-hour session did expose concerns about first responders’ radio communications systems and training.
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Life For Artists On The 'Other Hill'

Though you've probably never heard of Will Fleishell, you've no doubt seen his work as a master engraver with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
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Lanier To Take Stand In Whistleblower Lawsuit Over Police Escorts For Celebrities

A D.C. police officer claims he was demoted by Chief Cathy Lanier after blowing the whistle on police escorts for Charlie Sheen and other celebrities.
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This Week On Metro Connection: Capitol Hill

We'll look at everyday life in the place where people work and play just steps from the center of American political power.

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Mary Z. Gray: A Life Well Lived On Capitol Hill

We pay tribute to the recently departed Mary Z. Gray, who grew up in a Capitol Hill that no longer exists.

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Web Extra: How Eastern Market Survived Amid More Than A Century of Change

Capitol Hill's Eastern Market has survived for more than 140 years, even as markets in other parts of the city were torn down and redeveloped.