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D.C. Water Bills Will Be Higher Starting This Fall

That extra money will be used to replace the District's outdated water infrastructure, says D.C. Water's George Hawkins.
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D.C. Ranked Fourth Healthiest Democracy In U.S.

How healthy is our democracy? The liberal-leaning Center for American Progress Action Fund puts D.C. above all but three states in the union.
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Emergency Bill Targets D.C. Businesses Selling Synthetic Marijuana

Synthetic cannabinoids have caused a spike in overdoses in D.C. and across the country in recent months — something residents have reported seeing firsthand.

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D.C.'s Proposed Death With Dignity Law Provokes Strong Reactions

Supporters and opponents of D.C.'s Death With Dignity Act packed the council chambers at city hall Friday as the District considers right-to-die legislation.
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At The National Building Museum, Life's A Beach

Looking to get away to the beach this summer? You may not need to leave the city, or even apply sunscreen. Just head to D.C.'s National Building Museum.
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The Politics Hour - July 10, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Sen. Adam Ebbin and D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson.

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Right-To-Die Bill Brings National Debate To D.C. Council

The Council's health committee is holding a hearing on the "Death With Dignity Act" proposed by Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3).

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Demonstrators Call For D.C. To Dump Donald Trump

Thursday brought a barrage of criticism against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump over his inflammatory comments about Mexican immigrants.
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Door To Door: Petworth D.C., And Laurel, Maryland

It's our ongoing journey around the region. This time, we'll visit Petworth in Northwest D.C., and Laurel, Maryland.

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Longtime Chef For The Homeless Hangs Up His Apron

After 14 years feeding some of the city's neediest residents, Chef Steve Badt has helped change how people think about cooking for the homeless.

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