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The Hill's Alex Bolton: Obama To Meet With Democrats About Debt Ceiling

A big meeting is planned for Wednesday at the White House over what seems to be the main issue affecting lawmakers: the nation's debt ceiling. President Obama and four senior Democratic leaders will discuss raising the debt ceiling. It's one of a series of meetings the president has had on the topic. The Hill's Alex Bolton tells WAMU's Pat Brogan what both parties are bringing to the table in the deficit talks.

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Stosch Calling For Cost-Effective, Humanitarian Options For Geriatric Prisoners

In Virginia, a segment of the state's prison population is withering away behind bars, and State Sen. Walter Stosch is calling for cost-effective and humanitarian options for geriatric prisoners.

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McDonnell Seeking To Assist Tornado Victims In Southwest Virginia

Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist tornado victims in southwest Virginia.

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Virginia's Exports Increased 8 Percent

Exports of goods and services from Virginia are growing and having a large impact on the state's economy.

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D.C. Residents Gather To Rethink Community Building And Cohousing

A couple hundred people who are rethinking community building are spending the weekend learning from each other in D.C., and will spend Monday discussing housing with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

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Ocean City Retracts Free Gas Giveaway

In Maryland, the Ocean City Council is reversing an earlier decision to put $100,000 worth of free gas into the tanks of visiting tourists this summer.

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Alexandra Pushing Back Decision On Waterfront

In Virginia, members of the Alexandria City Council are pushing back a major decision about the future of the city's waterfront.

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