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How Women Have Changed The Culture Of Policing In D.C. And Elsewhere

After 10 years as chief of D.C. Police, Cathy Lanier is heading to a new job in charge of security for the NFL. When she steps down from MPD, there will be just three female chiefs among the 25 largest cities in the country. 

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'Sheldon' Wants Your Vote — For A D.C. Arts Office That Doesn't Exist

Who's Sheldon? He's the artist campaigning for an elected office that doesn't exist. As the city's aspiring Minister of Culture, he wants to raise awareness of issues facing art and artists in D.C.
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The Politics Hour - September 9, 2016

Metro ridership drops as Safetrack ramps up. Maryland's governor sees a backlash over pushing back school start dates. Outgoing D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier describes the District's judicial system as "beyond broken."

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LISTEN: What's Next For Bob McDonnell, Metro Service Cuts

Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey and The Washington Post's Robert McCartney discuss this week's top political stories in the region.

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D.C. Statehood Campaign Kicks Off With Promise Of National Pressure

The Statehood Yes! effort will focus on the home districts of reluctant members of Congress, which has the final say over whether to turn the District into the 51st state.
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The Daiquiri's Local Roots In D.C.

Daiquiris conjure up memories of tropical getaways and sandy beaches. But the iconic drink got its start in the U.S. right here in D.C.

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Fast Casual Or Fast Food? Why It Matters In D.C.

Up until recently, Burger King and Cava Grill were the same kind of restaurant according to D.C.'s zoning rules. That changes this week.

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Maglev Between D.C. And Baltimore? MTA Embarks On Environmental Study

Maryland is serious about exploring the possibility of a high-speed maglev train between D.C. and Baltimore, with transportation officials kicking off an environmental study of the potential routes the train could take.

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Georgetown Is Confronting Its Slave Past. What Do Students And Professors Think?

Kojo gets reactions from Georgetown University students and faculty on the university's decisions to make amends for its slave past.

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LISTEN: Tracking Hurricane Hermine With The Capital Weather Gang

Should you bother heading to the beach this weekend? Hermine, the first hurricane to hit Florida in more than a decade, could affect the Washington region as it comes northward. Jason Samenow of the Capital Weather Gang explains what might be ahead.

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