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At D.C. Home, Seniors Pay 'What They Can'

D.C.'s senior population -- including those whose incomes hover around the poverty line -- is expected to "increase exponentially" by 2025, according to the city's Office on Aging. One home in Northwest D.C. works to provide a fulfilling life for this population, regardless of finances.

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Tanger Outlets To Open At National Harbor

A new high-end $100 million, 350,000-square-foot outlet mall will be built just off the Capital Beltway as part of the National Harbor Complex.

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Preakness Stakes Today In Baltimore

Around 100,000 people will pack Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore today for the Preakness Stakes. But the biggest victory for horse racing in Maryland may have been scored earlier this week.

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Soaring Gas Prices Are Causing Hardship For Americans

Soaring fuel prices are forcing drivers to make some tough choices in order to pay for that $4 a gallon gas.

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Gray Orders Spending Freeze For D.C. Agencies

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered a spending freeze for agencies in the District that are directly under his control.

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Scammers Target Delinquent Homeowners In PG County

Prince George’s County was one of the hardest-hit areas in the country during the mortgage crisis. As the county struggles to recover, officials are now warning people about scammers.

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Q&A With CQ Roll Call David Hawkings

WAMU's Matt McCleskey talks with editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, David Hawkings, for a preview of the week on Capitol Hill. They discuss the U.S. hitting its debt ceiling and how the dynamic on Capitol Hill will change when Wisconsin Democratic Senator Herb Kohl retires.

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Alexandria Waterfront Hearing Saturday

In Virginia, members of the Alexandria City Council will be meeting Saturday to consider a plan that could dramatically change the waterfront.