DC

RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

Just 6 Percent Of D.C. Charter Budgets Come From Private Funding, Report Finds

D.C. should make information about its public charter schools easier to understand, according to a report from the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, as some of the actual numbers run against public perception.

WAMU 88.5

Synthetic Drugs? Deadlier Weapons? Crime Spike Stumps D.C. Police

The city is now on pace to record its most murders in nearly a decade. Eighty-seven people have been killed in the District this year. As police look for ways to stem the violence, family members of victims also want answers.
WAMU 88.5

Is D.C.'s Newest Public Pool Coming To A Neighborhood Near You?

Ward 3 in Northwest Washington has long been one of the wealthiest parts of the city, but it's one of the few areas of D.C. without its own swimming pool. That may soon change.

WAMU 88.5

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.

WAMU 88.5

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.

WAMU 88.5

One Teacher's Journey Through The Challenges Of A High-Risk School

We'll hear from a high-achieving DCPS teacher who says she's struggling with burnout after eight years on the job.

WAMU 88.5

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.
WAMU 88.5

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.
WAMU 88.5

No Word Yet On What Caused Metro Derailment; Single-Track Service Restored

Single track service has been restored on the Blue and Orange Lines following a derailment this morning, but the evening commute still promises to be chaotic.

WAMU 88.5

Capitol Hemp Reopens, And This Time Around, A Lot Less Is Forbidden

Capitol Hemp, run by activist Adam Eidinger, had closed in the fall of 2012, about a year after police had raided it. Now it's open again, and certain things are no longer taboo, given the change in D.C. marijuana laws.

Pages