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After Nearly 40 Years, U.S. Senate Historian Prepares To Retire

Donald Ritchie, the historian of the U.S. Senate, is retiring after nearly 40 years on the job.

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To Pay For Homeless Services And Metro, Bowser Proposes Tax Hikes

As part of her 2016 budget, Mayor Muriel Bowser has proposed targeted tax increases to help fund homeless services and the city's payment to Metro.
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D.C. Soccer Pro Sacrifices To Pursue The Sport She Loves

As a member of D.C.'s professional women's soccer team, Joanna Lohman says despite being tough on the body and on the bottom line, her job is still rewarding.

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Whatever Happened To Herb From Peaches & Herb? He's Been Here In D.C. All Along

Herb Feemster is a security officer in D.C. now. But back in the day, he had a string of hits as part of Peaches & Herb.

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Clips: Eddie's Hair Creations Booming Even As Adams Morgan Changes

In our ongoing series on D.C.'s barber shops, we visit Eddie's Hair Creations, whose owner dreams of moving back to Ghana to open his native country's first barber school.

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Q&A With Kristy Greenwalt, Director Of D.C.'s Interagency Council on Homelessness

The director of the city's Interagency Council on Homelessness explains the mayor's new plan to end chronic homelessness by 2025.

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D.C. Drops Appeal Of Handgun Carry Ban Ruling, Will Fight Other Challenges

Attorney General Karl Racine announced this week that he was dropping an appeal of a ruling that overturned the city's ban on carrying handguns in public, but said he would fight two other challenges to the new law that allows residents to apply for concealed carry permits.

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Bowser Appoints New Deputy Mayor To Focus On 'Economic Opportunity'

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has created a new senior-level position to focus on neighborhoods in the city where poverty and unemployment have remained high and educational achievement and development low.
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Streetcar, 'Accountability' Among Key Points Of Bowser Address

D.C.'s new mayor said the H Street streetcar would survive and that "accountability" — from police, politicians and other officials — would be a defining aspect of her administration.

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D.C. Bans Official Travel To Indiana Over Controversial Religious Liberty Law

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has banned all government employees from traveling to Indiana, which recently passed a law that critics say legalizes discrimination against gay and lesbian residents.

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