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Q&A: Investigating The Unaccompanied Minors Crisis At Its Source

As part of WAMU's ongoing coverage of the unaccompanied minors crisis, reporter Armando Trull is on a fact-finding mission to El Salvador. Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey gets updates on his reporting.

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This Year's DC Shorts Film Festival Comes Right To Your Living Room

The DC Shorts Film Festival is in its 11th year and, for the first time, you'll be able to access the majority of the films on your home television.

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Neglected D.C. Sidewalks Pose Threat To Seniors, Report Says

The city has had a long backlog of sidewalks that need repair, and they're making it harder for D.C. seniors to get around.
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Seven Of D.C. Fire's Ladder Trucks Fail Inspection

The union representing D.C. firefighters is criticizing the fire department for the poor inspection record of the city's fleet of ladder trucks.

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Report: D.C.'s Aggressive Ticketing Leaves Drivers Struggling To Prove Innocence

A report from the D.C. Inspector General says that policies and practices at three agencies responsible for handing out tickets for parking and moving violations make it harder for drivers to prove their innocence.
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Senate Sets Hearing On D.C. Statehood Bill, First In 20 Years

A Senate committee has scheduled a hearing on a bill that would grant statehood to the District of Columbia, the first open debate on a statehood measure in Congress in over two decades.
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Commentary: Report On Relisha Rudd Misses The Big Picture

Judith Sandalow of the Children's Law Center says focusing on who is at fault for the disappearance of 8-year-old Relisha Rudd misses the larger structural issues that contributed to the situation.

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Public Art In D.C. Is Back With Return Of '5x5' Program

D.C.s' largest temporary public art program returns beginning in September and running through December, with new art works across the District.

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The Politics Hour - September 12, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Lorie Masters, a Democratic candidate for attorney general of the District of Columbia.

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One Year Later: Lessons Learned from the Navy Yard Shooting

It's been almost a year since defense contractor Aaron Alexis opened fire and killed 12 at the Navy Yard in the District. The event raised questions about emergency response coordination between the city and DoD, the security clearance...

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