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UberX Drivers Busted For Allegedly Taking Street Hails In D.C.

The tech company Uber is embroiled in another battle with D.C. regulators, this time over tickets handed to UberX drivers for allegedly taking street hails.
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Going Undercover With A D.C. Bag Tax Inspector

We'll meet a woman whose job is to go undercover and identify businesses that are giving customers a pass on the city's five-cent bag tax.
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Door To Door: Radnor-Fort Myer Heights, Va. And Forest Hills, D.C.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This time around, we visit Radnor-Fort Myer Heights in Arlington and Van Ness in Northwest D.C.
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D.C. Co-Working Spaces Seek To Redefine The Way We Work

A growing number of workers in Washington, D.C., are saying good riddance to the three-walled office staple of the cubicle and turning to co-working spaces.

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D.C. Cops Say They Were Ousted Because Of Their Age

Seventeen D.C. police officers say they're being forced to retire with no notice because of their age, even as the department faces challenges from ongoing attrition.
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Q&A: St. Elizabeths Hospital In D.C. Moves Out From Shadow Of Federal Oversight

Until recently, St. Elizabeths — a psychiatric hospital in southeast D.C. — had been under federal oversight for seven years. CEO Dr. Patrick Canavan explains the progress the facility has been made in a Q&A.

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Cycling Advocates Say Streetcars Putting The Squeeze On H Street Cyclists

The District Department of Transportation is clarifying rules that cycling advocates say will effectively bar the use of pedal power on H Street in favor of the streetcar.

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ShotSpotter Sensors Record 249 Gunfire Incidents Near D.C. Schools

A new report from the Urban Institute finds that During that gunshot-detection technology used by D.C. police identified 249 sounds of gunfire within 1,000 feet of a public school during the 2011-12 school year.
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Review Says Little Could Have Been Done To Prevent Rudd's Disappearance

Six months after 8-year-old Relisha Rudd was last seen alive, a review of her case has concluded that there was little that could have been done to prevent her disappearance from the D.C. General homeless shelter where she was living.
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More Homeless Families Expected In D.C. This Winter, Straining Shelters

The number of homeless families in D.C. is expected to jump 16 percent this winter, further straining the city's capacity to house them during the coldest days of the season.