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DNA Evidence Exonerates D.C. Man After 25 Years Behind Bars

Kevin Martin, 50, of D.C. has been cleared of rape and murder charges after DNA evidence was unearthed in police archives that connected the crime with another man.

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Judge Says Students, Staff Can Block Corcoran Partition

A judge ruled on Monday that seven current students and one faculty member have standing to challenge the partition of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

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Beretta Gun Factory Leaving Maryland

Iconic weapons maker Beretta says concerns about Maryland's new gun control laws are prompting it to close its factory in Accokeek.

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Arlington Pub Crawls Reined In With New Security Rules

After several raucous outdoor drinking events that have led to public urination, fights and arrests, Arlington County is making bar owners liable providing security.

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Changing Dynamics in India's Complex Democracy

Former Washington Post India bureau chief Simon Denyer joins us to discuss his new book 'Rogue Elephant: Harnessing the Power of India's Unruly Democracy.'

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Montgomery County Launches Review Of Liquor Laws

A top state official says the county should relinquish oversight of liquor stores, but that's not likely to happen.
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Bill Would Ease Deer Hunting In Montgomery County

The law decreases the distance archery hunters need to maintain from occupied buildings, to 100 yards from 150.
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Policy Riders Undercut D.C. Residents, Say City Officials

Proposed D.C. policies on marijuana and gun laws are finding opponents in the Republican-controlled House, and D.C. officials are fed up.
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SCOTUS Opinions Revised

Supreme Court opinions affect American lives long after they're published. But they're also often edited without much public notice years judges write them.

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Frederick County Sheriff To Visit Mexican Border On 'Fact-Finding Mission'

A Maryland sheriff whose department was found guilty last year of violating the civil rights of an undocumented immigrant is headed to the U.S.-Mexican border to get a look at the crisis of unaccompanied children crossing the border.

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