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D.C. Has Lowest Rate Of Uninsured Hispanic Children, Report Says

A new report from Georgetown University and the National Council of La Raza finds that D.C. has a lower rate of uninsured Hispanic Children than all 50 states.

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Proposed Rail Tunnel Project Pits Activists Against CSX

The proposed rebuilding effort for a century-old rail tunnel along Virginia Avenue in Southeast D.C. pits those calling for the modernization of infrastructure against residents and businesses concerned about noise and safety.

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'Concert For Valor' Was Unforgettable Tribute To Vets

Swarms of active-duty service members and music fans packed onto the National Mall yesterday for the concert put on in honor of the nation's veterans.

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In D.C., The Best Jam Sessions Don’t Involve Jam Bands

D.C. jazz musicians have been building quite a jam-session scene recently.

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Wells Pushes Vote On Bike Crash Bill, Despite Slim Chance Of Passage

A bill that would make it easier for cyclists involved in accidents to receive compensation from insurance companies is unlikely to make it out of committee.

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Paperwork Problems Holding Up D.C. Streetcar Launch

It's unclear precisely when the streetcars will begin running along H Street NE in D.C., but sources say that issues with paperwork may be pushing back the start date.

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Henderson Says Extended Days At D.C. Schools Are Helping Students

Twenty-five traditional public schools in D.C. have extended their days, and Chancellor Kaya Henderson says that it's already making a difference for students.
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Georgetown Student Who Made Ricin In Dorm Sentenced To One Year In Prison

Former Georgetown student Daniel Milzman has been sentenced to a year in prison for making ricin in his dorm room, an illegal act he said was inspired by the hit show "Breaking Bad."
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D.C. In Talks With Washington Wizards On Training Facility In Shaw

D.C. officials confirmed today that they are in talks with the Washington Wizards to build the team a training facility in Shaw, a project that would cost between $30 and $40 million and could impact a skate park, dog park and planned middle school on the site.
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How To Get To (Or Avoid Entirely) The Concert For Valor On Veterans Day

The Concert For Valor will feature many big-name acts performing in homage to the nation's service members and their families, but it won't be easy getting to or from there.

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