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Outside Planned Parenthood, Client Escorts And Abortion Opponents Clash

Each day, women walk into abortion clinics in the District. Some seek advice; others will enter and terminate an unwanted pregnancy. Almost all will be approached by someone who will try to persuade them not to enter the clinic, and one local group is trying to counter that effort.

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West Nile Virus Shows Up In District

The West Nile Virus has been found in mosquitoes in the District, and officials are warning people to take precautions.

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West Nile Virus Found In D.C. Area Mosquitoes

The first reported West Nile Virus of the year has been detected in mosquitoes in Prince William County, Virginia, and the D.C. Department of Health says it has also identified West Nile Virus in mosquito samples.

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Experts Look To Reduce The Number Of Children Dying In Hot Cars

As temperatures remain above 90 degrees in the D.C. area, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is bringing experts together to reduce the number of children dying in hot vehicles.

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Whooping Cough On The Rise In Virginia

Cases of whooping cough are on the rise in Virginia. So far this year, seven outbreaks have been reported according to AP.

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D.C. Appropriations Bill Heads To House Floor With Restrictions On Funding

The Obama administration is opposing Congress's efforts to restrict funding for needle exchange and abortions for poor women in the District of Columbia.

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Drug Court Proponents Await D.C. Region's First Veterans' Court

In recent years, more and more veterans with substance abuse problems are finding help and accountability in specialized veterans' treatment courts across the country. But the movement hasn't yet caught on in the D.C. region; no local court has created an all-veteran docket.

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