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After Cuba: Former Prisoner Alan Gross Looks Ahead

Kojo speaks with Alan Gross, a development worker who was imprisoned by the Cuban government for five years. A year after his historic release, Gross is now speaking out about his years behind bars and our region's community groups who supported him.

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Rubio Wins D.C. GOP Convention, Edging Kasich By Just 50 Votes

The turnout was lower than expected for the D.C. Republican convention on Saturday, where less than 3,000 voters weighed in on 19 delegates.

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Former D.C. Mayor Gray Outraises Rival Alexander In Council Race

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has raised more money than the incumbent he's trying to unseat on the D.C. Council.

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For Those Who Do An About-Face Beyond Metro's Gates, A Refund Is Coming

Metro is solving one of riders’ biggest pet peeves.

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For D.C. Republican Presidential Primary Saturday, Voters Possess Outsized Sway

Just 10,000 voters are expected to turn out to the D.C. Republican presidential primary on Saturday to decide which presidential candidate will get the District's 19 delegates.

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Can D.C. Taxis Compete With Uber? Regulators Consider Major Deregulation

D.C. regulators are unveiling a proposal for a pilot program to help District cabbies compete with services like Uber in the digitally-dispatched space, while also reducing the barriers to becoming a driver.

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Judge Sides With D.C. In Ongoing Court Battle Over Concealed-Carry Law

The year-long legal battle over the fate of the District's concealed-carry law took another turn on Monday, when a federal judge preliminarily upheld the city's restrictive regulations on who can qualify for a permit to carry a handgun.
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New Metro Boss Promises Focus On 'Nuts And Bolts' To Win Back Commuters

General Manager Paul Wiedefeld outlined a broad agenda in his first major remarks since taking the job in November, promising to improve rail service for customers and create transparency across the troubled transit authority.

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D.C. Murder Rate Returning To Pre-2015 Levels, Police Chief Says

After last year's spike in homicides, killings in D.C. are back down to a more familiar level so far this year, Chief Cathy Lanier said Friday.

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LISTEN: The Science Of Snowfall In March, As Explained By The Capital Weather Gang

With the D.C. area set for some snow on Thursday night, Jason Samenow of the Capital Weather Gang talks about what's different for winter storms in March.

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