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Ex-FBI Agent Matthew Lowry Charged On 64 Counts For Stealing Heroin Evidence

The former FBI agent who last year was found slumped over the wheel of his vehicles surrounded by baggies that once contained evidence in drug investigations has been charged with 64 criminal counts.

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No 'Fatal Flaws' That Would Prevent Streetcar From Starting Service

The finding does not clear the way for the opening of the streetcar, but it does provide relief after DDOT's new chief said the entire project could be canceled.
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Republican Pushback Turning D.C. Into Battleground For LGBT And Reproductive Rights

D.C. is once again in the crosshairs of conservatives, but this time it isn't over pot policy or gun laws.
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Sens. Ted Cruz, James Lankford Attack Two D.C. Laws: Q&A With Roll Call's David Hawkings

Never forget that Cruz is running for president, the Roll Call columnist says.

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Federal Agency Investigating Labor Squabble Involving D.C. Streetcar

The streetcar system in Northeast D.C. has not carried a single passenger, but it is already embroiled in a controversy being investigated by the National Labor Relations Board.

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A Candid Discussion About Disability And Accessible Music Venues

The founder of Is This Venue Accessible appeared on The Kojo Nnamdi Show to talk about D.C.'s music scene, and why accessibility hasn't gotten equal billing alongside other social-justice issues.

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Glitch In D.C. Police Database Has Prosecutors Concerned About Missing Data

A glitch in a Metropolitan Police Department database has prosecutors in D.C. scrambling to find out whether key information was withheld from defense attorneys.
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What Can We Learn From The Latest Stats On D.C. Charter Schools?

D.C.'s charter schools have faced criticism in the past for their handling of special-needs students. How are they doing now?

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What Does Metro Need More: A Transit Specialist Or A Financial Guru?

Maryland’s new transportation chief, Pete Rahn, is adding his voice to the growing number of public officials who say Metro should hire a "financial whiz" instead of a transit specialist as its next general manager.
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Light At The End Of The Tunnel For Dupont Circle Metro Escalator?

Metro says it has the parts needed to fix one of the subway system's longest escalators, which has been out of service since Dec. 9.