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Uber For Buses? Taking Bridj For A Test Ride

Falling somewhere between mass transit and ridesharing, a new transportation player called Bridj is billing itself as D.C.'s first pop-up bus service. Transportation reporter Martin Di Caro took it for a spin.

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'Not Your District PAC' Takes D.C. Autonomy National

A Political Action Committee based in the District will be targeting members of Congress this campaign season who interfere in D.C. affairs.

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D.C. Fire Lieutenant To Be Laid To Rest Friday

DC Fire and EMS has announced the funeral arrangements for Lt. Kevin McRae, who died in the line of duty last Wednesday.

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A D.C. Law That 'Goes Too Far'

WAMU 88.5 investigative reporter Patrick Madden teamed with the Center For Investigative Reporting's Reveal program and American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop to analyze D.C.'s prosecution of the charge of "assaulting a police officer."

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Privacy A Major Issue In D.C.'s Discussion Of Police-Worn Body Cameras

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said the technology to remove personal information from body-camera footage isn't there yet, and protecting privacy while complying with FOIA laws would take resources the department doesn't have.
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In Wake Of Freddie Gray's Death, D.C. Reviewing Police Use Of Force

The District of Columbia is reviewing its police department's use of force policies, some 15 years after major reforms initiated by the Justice Department.
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Door To Door: Tantallon, Maryland, And Congress Heights, D.C.

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This time, we'll visit Tantallon, Md. and the Congress Heights neighborhood of Southeast D.C.

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D.C. Files Suit Against Virginia Couple Over Shoddy House Renovations

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine says a Virginia couple broke D.C. laws in renovating and selling over a dozen homes without proper permits or inspections.

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'Flipped Off': How D.C. Homebuyers Get Scammed By Developers Who Cut Corners

D.C.'s hot real estate market has plenty of winners — and losers. Including people who purchase shoddily renovated homes.
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Bookend: How Life In Washington Fostered A Book About Detroit

In our ongoing series about Washington's literary scene, we talk with debut novelist Angela Flournoy about her book The Turner House.