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New D.C. Charter School Prompts Complaints From Henderson Over Planning

A new science and technology charter school opening across the street from a traditional public school with the same focus prompted D.C. School Chancellor Kaya Henderson to bemoan the "cannibalistic environment'' between the two sectors.
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D.C. Finds Money To Build Playground At D.C. General Homeless Shelter

The more than 500 homeless children living at the D.C. General shelter will have a place to play outdoors later this year.
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Bowser Lands Key Endorsement: Former D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams

D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser will have a new supporter marching alongside her at today's Palisades Parade in Northwest D.C.: Former Mayor Anthony Williams.
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Metro Running On Saturday Schedule For Independence Day

Metro is running on a Saturday schedule for the Fourth of July holiday, but will add trains in the afternoon and evening to help accommodate crowds going to see the fireworks.
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Three Plead Guilty To D.C. Drive-By Shooting That Injured 13

Three men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a drive-by shooting that left 13 people injured in Northwest Washington in March 2013.
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Washington Humane Society Wants Lights And Sirens For Its Vehicles

The D.C. Council is considering a bill that would allow the Washington Humane Society to use emergency lights and sirens on their vehicles.
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"The Stager" by Susan Coll

Local author Susan Coll talks with Kojo about her satirical take on relationships and real estate in her new novel 'The Stager.'

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Beating The Odds: Fighting The Stigma Of Schizophrenia

Dreonna Richardson's grandmother was taunted in their neighborhood because of her schizophrenia. Dreonna used it as an opportunity to educate other kids about mental illness.

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Controversial Takes On The Stars And Stripes Explored In New Exhibit

Plenty of artists and musicians have re-interpreted and re-imagined the American flag and our national anthem — though not without controversy.

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Cultivate Ventures Bets Big on D.C.'s Food Scene

A new venture capital firm is determined to help take D.C.'s artisanal food movement to the next level.

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