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Snowzilla: A Self Evaluation Of The Government, Our Neighbors And Ourselves

It's easy to critique D.C.'s response to the winter storm: Just look to your street and see if it's plowed. What's less easy is grading ourselves and our preparation for the weather.

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Ban On Pot Clubs In D.C. Moves Forward, But Legalization Advocates Pledge Fight

A D.C. Council committee on Wednesday narrowly gave approval to a bill that would permanently ban private pot clubs in the District, dealing a setback to activists hoping to ease restrictions on where they can use marijuana in the city.
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Snowzilla And D.C.’s Homeless — What’s Next?

Kojo speaks with the head of D.C.'s homeless services about how the city's most vulnerable population weathered the blizzard and what plans the city has for housing them moving forward.

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Why Are There 'So Many Sirens' In D.C.?

A newcomer to D.C. noticed that the piercing wail of sirens seemed to be more prevalent here than other cities. In WAMU's second What's With Washington story, reporter Matthew Schwartz explores whether the newcomer is onto something.

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Few U.S. Neighborhoods Affordable, Walkable With Good Schools

Few neighborhoods can match the perks of Adams Morgan in Washington, D.C. a reality that reflects a broader problem for the U.S. housing market.
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As Transit Agency Struggles, Politically Divided Metro Board To Elect New Leader

As 2016 unfolds, questions loom over whether the various personalities and parochial interests will prevent the members of Metro's Board of Directors from reaching consensus on key issues.
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Who Were The Economic Winners And Losers During Snowzilla?

Early estimates say the costs for the nor'easter over the weekend could be as much as $1 billion, but while local governments and some local businesses were hurting, surely somebody was making out well from all this snow?

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D.C. Public Schools May Have Closed For Teaching, But They Opened For Food

Ten D.C. public schools opened on Monday to offer students and families a free breakfast and lunch.

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Feds Announce Monday Closure In Wake Of Blizzard, Limited Metro Service

No schools will be open, Metro will be running reduced service and snow still blankets the region. It's not a surprise that the federal government opted to let workers stay home on Monday.
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School Closings Rolling In As D.C. Region Digs Out From Snowzilla

This weekend's big snowstorm dropped up to 3 feet of snow in places. Attention turns to Monday, when many schools will be closed and Metro will offer only limited underground service.

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