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Review Says Little Could Have Been Done To Prevent Rudd's Disappearance

Six months after 8-year-old Relisha Rudd was last seen alive, a review of her case has concluded that there was little that could have been done to prevent her disappearance from the D.C. General homeless shelter where she was living.
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More Homeless Families Expected In D.C. This Winter, Straining Shelters

The number of homeless families in D.C. is expected to jump 16 percent this winter, further straining the city's capacity to house them during the coldest days of the season.
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D.C. Police To Crack Down On Littering

Littering has long been against the law in D.C., but new rules make it easier for police to cite pedestrians seen dropping trash.

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Maryland Legislator Among 145 Arrested At White House Immigration Protest

Maryland State Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, who hails from El Salvador, was among those arrested for civil disobedience during an immigration protest at the White House this afternoon.
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D.C.'s Safe Haven for Globetrotting Students

For more than 75 years, the International Student House has accommodated thousands of foreign students working and studying in Washington, D.C.
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The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Rushern Baker, the executive of Prince George's County, Maryland.

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Former D.C. Council Candidate Sentenced To 60 Days For Thompson Links

Jeff Smith, who ran for a Ward 1 D.C. Council seat in 2010, admitted to taking $140,000 in illegal contributions from businessman Jeffrey Thompson.
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After Years Of Turmoil, Howard University Community Says Future is Bright

Howard University has seen its fair share of struggles over the past few years. But students and alums say they're optimistic the school's new president can turn things around.

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Dog Tag Bakery Gives Wounded Veterans A Fresh Start

Many wounded veterans have a hard time finding work when they return home, but a new venture in D.C. is hoping to change that.
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H Street Drivers Still Getting Accustomed To Streetcar

Streetcars are still a new sight on H Street Northeast, which partially explains why operators have had to stop repeatedly for cars parked across the travel lane.

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