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Through "The Looking Glass": Latin American Immigrant Artists in D.C.

A new exhibition at the Katzen Arts Center at American University highlights the work of ten artists who came to the D.C. region from Latin America and have made their homes and careers here.

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As Orange Departs, Some Ask: Will The D.C. Council Now Tackle Money In Politics?

What might come from the conversation around Vincent Orange's now-aborted plan to hold a Council seat and the top job at the Chamber Of Commerce at the same time?
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The First Amendment Meets Trump's New D.C. Hotel

When Trump's hotel opens on Pennsylvania Avenue, will you be able to protest it?

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Chancellor Kaya Henderson And The Future Of D.C. Public Schools

Chancellor Kaya Henderson discusses the future of D.C. Public Schools before she steps down from her role this fall.

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At 11 D.C. Schools, Students Head To Class Early Under New Year-Round Schedule

Many students in the region have another few weeks of summer left, but for 11 D.C. Public Schools, it's back to classes Monday as part of an extended school year that officials hope will help students make quicker academic gains.
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Facing Criticism Over Second Job, D.C. Legislator Vincent Orange Resigns Seat

Vincent Orange on Friday resigned his seat on the D.C. Council, a move made after he was criticized for taking a second job with the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, which represents 1,400 businesses in the city.
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The Politics Hour - August 5, 2016

An at-large D.C. Council member faces mounting pressure to resign over his new job. A Virginia state senator aims to remove a gay marriage ban from the state constitution. And Ellicott City rebuilds after devastating floods.

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D.C. Streetcar Quietly Exceeds Low Expectations Six Months In

The bar was set low for the D.C. Streetcar, but so far it's performed as it's needed to. Questions linger, though: Will DDOT expand service? And will it remain free for good?

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Got A Newborn? D.C., Nearby States Aren't In Sync On Laws To Help, Report Says

New parents in the Washington region may have very different experiences, depending on whether they live in D.C., Maryland or Virginia: A new national report highly ranks the District for laws supporting people with very young children, but the two states lag far behind.

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As Questions Mount Over New Job, D.C. Legislator Says He'll Give Up Some Power

Faced with mounting questions and criticisms over a new job as head of the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, D.C. Council member Vincent Orange says he will likely give up his chairmanship of a Council committee handling business and regulatory affairs.

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