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Regulators, Cabbies, Uber Agree: Illegal Street Hails Have To Stop

Agreement between Uber and D.C. taxis is rare enough, but when it comes to unaffiliated drivers picking up riders on streetcorners, all parties agree that something that needs to be done.

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American University Gets Proactive To Address Underground Frat

The underground fraternity Epsilon Iota drew a firestorm at American University earlier this year when a slew of sexist and racist emails were leaked, prompting a number of changes before the start of this school year.

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Woman On Moped Struck By Truck In Chevy Chase, Dies Of Injuries

A woman struck by a truck in Chevy Chase as she rode her moped has died from her injuries.
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Attorney Asks D.C. To Pay $54k In Fees For Handgun Case

The attorney who filed the lawsuit that recently led a federal judge to toss out D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home is asking that the city pay him for the time he spent working on the case.
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Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck

Metro says that it tries to get 26 trains through the Rosslyn tunnel every hour, but a number of problems have seen that service drop — much to the chagrin of many commuters.
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D.C. Tattoo Artists Say New Regulations Could Drive Them Out Of Business

A year-long battle over regulations for tattoo artists and body piercers in D.C. sees no signs of abating, as practitioners argue that proposed rules are unenforceable and would drive them out of business.
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Hundreds Rally In D.C. In Wake Of Shooting Of Black Missouri Teenager

A vigil to honor victims of police brutality drew hundreds of people to D.C.’s Meridian Hill Park last night.
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The Politics Hour - August 15, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Elissa Silverman, an Independent candidate seeking an at-large seat on the D.C. Council.

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Born And Live In D.C.? You're In The Minority

According to Census data, in 2012 only 37 percent of D.C. residents were born in the city, the third-lowest proportion in the country.
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Search For Suspects Underway After Police Officer Shot In Southeast D.C.

A D.C. police officer is listed in stable condition after an attempted carjacking erupted in gunfire in the early morning hours Wednesday.