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Bowser Rolls Out Plan To Connect Homeless To Housing More Quickly

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will hire four "housing navigators" who will be tasked with matching homeless families to housing units, a move that homeless advocates said was a step in the right direction.
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Meet The Ladies Of D.C.'s Ultimate Frisbee Championship-Winning Team

Ultimate Frisbee isn't just a hobby for the ladies of Scandal — the District's women's team — as they have traveled the country and the world, twice nabbing the national championship title.

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'Granny And The Boys' Get Funky As D.C.'s Most Unexpected House Band

Octogenarian Alice Donahue might not be the first person you'd expect to see leading a funk band at a hipster dive bar in D.C.

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'Healthy Dialogue' Needed On Race And Law Enforcement, Says FBI Head

The head of the FBI spoke at Georgetown University Thursday about one of the thorniest and pressing issues of the day: the relationship between law enforcement and minority communities.
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Jury Sides With D.C. Police Chief Lanier In Whistleblower Lawsuit

The two-week trial centered around whether a police commander, Hilton Burton, had been demoted for speaking out against Police Chief Cathy Lanier during a D.C. Council hearing on police escorts for celebrities.
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Clips: After Two Decades Growing Roots, Brookland Barber Looking For New Home

We'll debut a new series about long-time barbershops in D.C., by meeting a man who treats his business like the community's living room.
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Ruling Could Make Out-Of-State Handgun Purchases Easier For D.C. Residents

A federal judge in Texas has ruled that a portion of a federal law regulating out-of-state gun purchases is unconstitutional, effectively making it much easier to D.C. residents to buy a handgun beyond the city's borders and bring it back home with them.
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D.C. Shutters First Business For Selling Synthetic Marijuana

For the first time, D.C. is shutting down a convenience store that sold a prohibited form of synthetic marijuana.
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Bowser Reverses Encryption Of D.C. Fire And EMS Radios

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Tuesday that she will reverse the decision made by her predecessor to encrypt the radios used by D.C. firefighters and emergency responders.
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Record-Keeping On D.C. Tax Breaks Is Shoddy, Report Says

A report by the nonprofit Good Jobs First says the city isn’t doing a good job of monitoring what it gets in return for giving tax breaks to companies.

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