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Advocacy Groups Urge D.C. Council To Restore Funding To Housing Production Trust

Advocacy groups are pushing D.C. officials to restore millions of dollars to help low income tenants purchase their buildings.

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Manassas Brims With Anticipation of Sesquicentennial

In less than a week, Manassas, Va. will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas and the start of the Civil War.

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Maryland Senator Tries To Fight The 'Resource Curse'

One year ago today, the U.S. Senate approved the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform bill. But not all of it is being enforced. One provision that deals with the so-called "resource curse" is still just words, and one local senator is calling on regulators to stop dragging their feet.

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Alexandria Considers Eminent Domain

For the last one hundred years, the Old Dominion Boat Club has occupied a valuable spot of real estate at the foot of King Street in Old Town Alexandria. Now Boat Club member Bert Ely says the club is worried that some of that land might be taken by the city of Alexandria.

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Ivy City Residents Petition New Strip Clubs' Licenses

Some residents in Northeast D.C. say their neighborhood is becoming an unofficial red light district, and they're attempting to fight the strip clubs in question in the courts.

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Virginia Considering Other Options to Fund Secondary Roads

The study shows that while most other states paid for 15 percent or less of their secondary roads, Virginia pays for nearly 97 percent, ranking it highest among all states.

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