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Push For Expanded Medical Marijuana Program Draws Mixed Reactions From D.C.

Patients, advocates and legislators are pushing D.C. to expand its medical marijuana program by adding more conditions and allowing cultivators to grow more plants, but the proposals have drawn mixed reactions from city officials.
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New Wave Of D.C. Brews Draws From Tradition Going Back Centuries (Rebroadcast)

A new wave of craft breweries in D.C. has reignited the city's taste for suds, but as Garrett Peck explains in his new book, the nation's capital has a long history with brewing beer.

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From Go-Go's Heyday To Today: One Musician's Love Affair With D.C. Music (Rebroadcast)

Donald Tillery played trumpet with Chuck Brown's band during the heyday of go-go, and he's still making music decades later.

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Woodies: The Rise And Fall Of An Iconic D.C. Department Store (Rebroadcast)

A new book explores the rise and fall of Woodward & Lothrop, or "Woodies": the iconic department store that once stood at the heart of downtown D.C.

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Moving The Synagogue Again: A New Museum For D.C.'s Jewish Community (Rebroadcast)

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington is planning a new museum that will bring the story of Washington's Jewish community to life.

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Controversial 'Choice Sets' Removed From Revised D.C. School Boundary Proposals

A controversial proposal to replace by-right access to neighborhood schools with a "choice set" of a few nearby schools accessible by lottery has been excised from a revised set of proposed changes to D.C. school boundary and feeder patterns set to be released today.
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New Hampshire Avenue To Become Two-Way For Stretch In Foggy Bottom

Next Tuesday, New Hampshire Avenue between Washington Circle and M Street will be changed from one-way to two-way.

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Bowser Leads In D.C. Mayoral Race Fundraising

Muriel Bowser has built a big fundraising lead over her biggest rival as she seeks to become the District of Columbia's next mayor.
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Bowser Commits To Keeping Kaya Henderson As Head Of D.C. Schools

Council member Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) committed yesterday to keeping Kaya Henderson as the chancellor of D.C. Public Schools if she wins November's mayoral election.
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DDOT Not Moving Fast Enough On Maryland Avenue Corridor, Residents Say

Residents of a Northeast D.C. neighborhood where a pedestrian was badly injured in a crash say the District is partly to blame for failing to fix a dangerous intersection.