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Legitimizing 'Ridesharing' Would Shortchange Cabs, Says Jim Graham

A new proposal to legalize popular "ridesharing" services such as Uber and Lyft in D.C. would create an unfair system where regular taxicabs can't compete, critics say.
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D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier On Body Cameras

Kojo talks with District Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the initial rollout of new body cameras for metropolitan police, their implications on the ground and their impact.

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The Politics Hour - Oct. 3, 2014

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Eight Years Later, Violinist Joshua Bell Performs Metro Station Encore

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell reprised his role as Metro station musician on Tuesday, but the turnout for his performance was considerably improved.

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Legal Limbo No More? Bill To Go Before D.C. Council Lays Out Ridesharing Rules

Cab drivers in D.C. have long complained that their app-based, ridesharing competition are unregulated. Now D.C. Council member Mary Cheh is introducing a bill that would address these concerns.

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Henderson Focuses On High Schools, Career Training In State Of DCPS Address

D.C. Public School Chancellor Kaya Henderson gave her annual State of D.C. Public Schools speech on Tuesday night, focusing on the need to give District students the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.

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New D.C. Bill Would Require Uber To Provide Liability Insurance Coverage

D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh is proposing legislation to end the regulatory vacuum critics say has placed Uber users at risk.
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D.C. Government Workers Get Eight Weeks Of Paid Family Leave

Starting on Wednesday, the D.C. government's 30,000 employees will enjoy a perk few of their counterparts in the private sector get: paid family leave.
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At Debate, D.C. Attorney General Hopefuls Fight To Woo The Many Undecided Voters

D.C. residents have never voted for an attorney general, and the five candidates vying for the office ahead of the first-ever election in November used a debate on Monday to try and sell themselves as the best possible contenders for the job.
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DDOT Remains Mum On Key Streetcar Questions As Safety Campaign Begins

The District Department of Transportation is teaching kids about streetcar safety ahead of the 2.4-mile system's opening. But students presented pointed questions that officials were not able to answer.

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