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D.C. Water Holds Town Hall Meetings

D.C.'s water authority is holding a series of town hall meetings, starting Tuesday, on water service in the city and a proposal to raise rates.

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Protesters Want Legal Action Against Big Bank Leaders

In Northwest D.C., protesters seeking criminal prosecutions for leaders of the biggest banks have gathered oustide a meeting of the country's attorneys general.

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Students Speak Out Against UDC President

University of the District of Columbia President Allen Sessoms is defending himself against allegations of wasting thousands of taxpayers dollars.

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D.C. Budget Forecast Gets Brighter

D.C.'s chief financial officer says "new" revenue estimates show the city pulled in about $100 million more this year than it had anticipated.

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Local Businesses Prepare For Possible Goverment Shutdown

Congress has approved a stop-gap measure to avert a federal government shutdown for the next two weeks. But after that its anyone's guess, so businesses in the District say they're preparing for the worst.

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Cat In The Hat On The Hot Seat

Not even "The Cat in the Hat" can avoid getting heat in Maryland's debate on pension reform and education funding.

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Business Leaders Prepare For Federal Shutdown

Local business leaders are meeting at the Greater Washington Board of Trade to go over the potential impact of a federal government shutdown.

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Maryland GOP Expected To Propose Additional Cuts

Maryland House Republicans will be outlining plans to make deeper spending cuts in the state budget Tuesday afternoon.

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Basic Needs Exceed Income For Many Virginians

Researchers from the University of Virginia say 24.2 percent of Virginians earn less than the amount needed to cover basic expenses.

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