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Homeless Residents Advocate Their Agenda With 'People for Fairness' Group

The People for Fairness Coalition is a peer-led group of homeless or formerly homeless people who have taken an active role in advocacy around housing issues.
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Q&A With Washington Post D.C. Reporter Mike DeBonis

Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked with WAMU 88.5's Matt McCleskey about his tenure as a D.C. government reporter and his impending move to a beat where he'll cover Congress.

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Less Damage, Less Grime: Phase One Of Cathedral's Earthquake Repairs Is Over

Six flying buttresses have been shored up, ceilings have been repaired, and a lot has been cleaned, but there's more work to be done.

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DDOT Requests Top-To-Bottom Review For D.C. Streetcar After Series Of Delays

Former Mayor Vincent Gray was hoping to see the D.C. Streetcar start running on H Street before he left office, but now with Muriel Bowser at the helm, the line is subject to renewed scrutiny and review.

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Bowser Feeling Heat For Canceling Art Museum Project At Franklin School

Critics are scratching their heads over Mayor Bowser's decision to cancel the contract for the contemporary arts museum project at the Franklin School.
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Bowser Asks Judge For Time To Consider Options On Budget Autonomy Vote

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked a judge to give her 30 days to consider her position on the legality of a 2013 voter referendum that would have granted city officials more flexibility in spending locally raised revenue.
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Washington Monument Has Shrunk, Though Not By Much

Surveyors have released a new official architectural height for the Washington Monument, and they found that lightning strikes may have melted the obelisk by as much as half an inch.

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D.C. Not Moving Fast Enough To Add Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs, Advocates Say

Just 20 of 6,000 taxicabs in D.C. were wheelchair accessible last year, and advocates for the disabled say new regulations to add to that number just aren't fast enough.

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Cold Snap Triggers D.C.'s Fifth Cold Emergency Alert In February

Temperatures aren't just low in the District — they are downright dangerous and getting worse, prompting another Cold Emergency Alert.

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The Washington Ballet Draws From Other Forms Of Art

Literature, art and dance intersect in a new ballet opening in D.C. this Wednesday.