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Problems Cause Benefit Delays, Denials For Low-Income D.C. Residents

D.C. has a safety net for low-income residents, but many face denials and terminations due to administrative breakdowns.

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D.C. Jazz History (Rebroadcast)

Even before jazz came into its own, D.C. was a hub of black music, with clubs along U Street drawing racially diverse crowds in a city that was otherwise segregated. As jazz developed and artists from and traveling through the District...

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Republican Pushes To Allow Service Members In D.C. To Carry Guns

An amendment by a Georgia Republican would allow all service members in D.C. to carry their guns around town, a measure he says would make all residents safer.
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D.C. Police Seek Man In Connection With Three Violent Robberies

The man is suspected of robbing three women over the last two weeks, and stabbing two of them in the neck during the crimes.
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Students at D.C.'s Ballou High School Embark on Epic Overseas Adventure

Overseas travel is teaching some D.C. high school students about the world beyond their neighborhoods.
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Fifty Senators Ask NFL To Force Redskins To Change Name

Members of Congress are stepping up pressure on the NFL to change the team name of the Washington Redskins.
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Can You Teach College Students To Be Charitable?

Many nonprofit leaders in D.C. have endured the sweat-inducing experience of asking donors for money; but few have had to approach college kids.

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Standup Paddleboarding Exploding In Popularity In D.C.

Standup paddleboarding is coming into its own as a water sport in the nation's capital.

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Gray Has Message For New Retailers Looking At D.C.: No Guns

Plenty of national retailers want to come to D.C., but Mayor Vincent Gray has made clear that he doesn't want them to sell guns.
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No Bus Lane On 16th Street Northwest Until 2016 At The Earliest, DDOT Says

A dedicated bus lane on 16th Street Northwest would help S Line commuters to get work more quickly, but DDOT says the earliest that could happen is 2016.