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The Politics Hour - August 22, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Angela Alsobrooks, the State's Attorney for Prince George's County, Maryland.

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Gray Adopts Changes To D.C. School Boundaries And Feeder Patterns

Mayor Vincent Gray today adopted a series of changes to the city's school boundaries and feeder patterns, but the fate of the politically sensitive proposal remains uncertain as two leading mayoral contenders have said the changes should be put on hold.
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Job Fair For D.C. Residents At Convention Center Thursday

Job seekers in the District can head to the Washington Convention Center today for job training and first dibs at federal, state and local employers with openings.

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Endorsements Begin To Trickle In For D.C. Mayoral Race

The general election for D.C. mayor is still months away, but endorsements for two of the big candidates have started to come in.

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Former D.C. Mayor: Ferguson Pols Should 'Own Up To The Concerns' Of Community

Former D.C. Mayor Sharon Pratt, who oversaw the response to riots in Mt. Pleasant in 1991, today drew comparisons between what happened in D.C. and what's happening in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Hoping To Stop D.C. From Going To Pot, Opposition Emerges To Legalization Vote

A 24-year-old D.C. resident has launched a movement to oppose a ballot initiative that would legalize possession of marijuana in D.C.
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IRS Seizes Financial Records For Park Southern Apartment Buildings In D.C.

A troubled housing complex that is becoming an issue in D.C.'s upcoming mayoral election had its records seized by the IRS as part of an apparent federal investigation into its finances.

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D.C. Asks For More Time To Respond To Handgun Ruling

D.C. officials say they need more than 90 days to respond to a recent ruling overturning the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home.
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TSA To Train Officers To Better Recognize D.C. Driver's Licenses, Says Norton

The Transportation Safety Administration will take steps to train airport security officers to better recognize D.C. driver's licenses, according to D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.
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By The Numbers: Crime And Policing In D.C.

Want to know how many people were arrested in D.C. in 2013, and what they were arrested for? Curious how many people call 911 every year in D.C., and how long it takes for police to respond? Look no further.

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