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The Politics Hour - July 8, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Maryland Del. Angela Angel, a Democrat from Prince George's County, and Sandra Mattavous-Frye, people's counsel for the District of Columbia.

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U.S. Capitol Briefly Locked Down After Report Of Woman With Gun

The Sergeant at Arms informed House leadership staff that it had been a false alarm. Normal operations quickly resumed at the Capitol, with visitors let inside and the House preparing to come back into session and vote.

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Heat Emergency Likely Through Weekend, With Heat Index Topping 100

D.C. residents should plan ways to stay cool through the weekend, as brutal heat and humidity promise to make doing much of anything outside unbearable.

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D.C. Cabbies Wait For App Of Their Own While Uber And Its Ilk Thrive

D.C. Taxi drivers hoping to compete with Uber at the e-hailing game will have to keep waiting, as the D.C. Taxi app languishes unfinished and under-used in "public beta."

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Is There A Washington D.C. Accent?

Can a transient city like Washington D.C. have an accent? That's the question we set out to answer in the latest story in our What's With Washington project.

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Will A Slugging App Improve Commutes During SafeTrack?

Kojo explores slugging and the way it might be simplified through technology.

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Anacostia Unmapped: Family Dinner

What grounds people in their family and their neighborhood? Charlene Butler Rutger offers Anacostia newcomers advice on how to get plugged in.

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Where The Sidewalk War Begins...Again

In a tree-lined suburb in Northwest D.C., a debate over sidewalks is resurfacing a years-long tension.

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What's Beneath The Surface At National Building Museum's New Exhibit?

The National Building Museum has debuted its new exhibit — evoking a field of icebergs to help visitors cool off from the summer sun.

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Metro Sends Mixed Messages About Crowded X2 Buses

Ever since the start of the second SafeTrack surge, riders on the crosstown X2 bus have noticed major crowding. But is it because there are fewer large buses or because of spillover from the track work?

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