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D.C. Mayor Proposes Medical Marijuana Rules

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has officially proposed rules governing the cultivation and dispensation of medical marijuana.

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Arlington Co. Elementary Packs Weekend Meals For Homeless Students

Students in Arlington County, Virginia are getting ready to go on spring break. While many of them look forward to the respite from classes, these breaks can prove difficult for students that rely on subsidized breakfast and lunch in school.

One school in the county is testing out a program to make sure needy students don't have to take a break from nutrition as well.

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D.C. Abortion Fund Raises 25K For Patients Facing Medicaid Cut-Off

After the policy riders in the budget deal agreed to by members of Congress last week, local Medicaid money can no longer be used to pay for abortion care in the District of Columbia.

But advocacy groups in D.C. weren't expecting it to cut off as soon as it did.

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Local Medicaid Money Pulled Early From D.C. Abortion Funding

A group in D.C. that helps women pay for abortion care discovered late Wednesday night that local Medicaid dollars could no longer be applied, effective immediately.

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Compromise Made On Pensions, Prescription Drugs In Maryland

A panel of Maryland lawmakers has settled pension and prescription drug differences between the House of Delegates and Senate.

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Alexandria Debates Extent Of Archaeology

Archaeologists in Alexandria, Va., are finishing the first phase of a project to identify the location of long-forgotten African-American graves. But neighbors disagree about what should happen next.

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Dizzy Passengers Divert American Airlines Flight

Airline officials are trying to find out what made some people on a flight Friday morning out of Reagan National airport dizzy. There were 132-passengers on board the flight and it had to be diverted to Ohio.

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D.C. Fire Department Introduces Patient Bill Of Rights

D.C.'s firefighters are fast becoming the frontline workers in health care. Eight in 10 calls to 911 are now are for medical help. In response, the city's Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department is adding a patient bill of rights.

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