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How Is Metro's Ridership Related to The Purple Line's Environmental Impact?

A judge put an unexpected new roadblock in the way of Maryland's Purple Line this week, pegging the project to the flagged ridership of Metro.

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The Politics Hour - August 5, 2016

An at-large D.C. Council member faces mounting pressure to resign over his new job. A Virginia state senator aims to remove a gay marriage ban from the state constitution. And Ellicott City rebuilds after devastating floods.

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How to Clean Up After Floods Ravage A Maryland City

Howard County's executive describes the cleanup effort after flash floods ravage Ellicott City, Md.

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Got A Newborn? D.C., Nearby States Aren't In Sync On Laws To Help, Report Says

New parents in the Washington region may have very different experiences, depending on whether they live in D.C., Maryland or Virginia: A new national report highly ranks the District for laws supporting people with very young children, but the two states lag far behind.

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National Night Out: A Chance To Improve Relations With Police?

Across the Washington region, residents will congregate Tuesday evening for block parties as part of National Night Out — an annual tradition that has taken on new urgency after a spate of police-involved shootings in the U.S.
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LISTEN: Ellicott City Gallery Owner Describes Terrifying Flood On Main Street

HorseSpirit Arts Gallery owner Robin Holliday describes the powerful rush of water that turned Ellicott City's historic Main Street into a disaster zone Saturday night.
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Historic Ellicott City Faces Long Recovery After Flood Tears Through Main Street

Rebuilding homes, businesses and infrastructure along the picturesque Main Street of the Maryland town could cost hundreds of millions of dollars, officials said.

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The Politics Hour – LIVE from Slim's Diner!

This special edition of the Politics Hour combined local and national politics live from Slim's Diner in Petworth, Northwest D.C.

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The "Heat Dome" Is Hell For Transportation

Drastic temperature spikes are putting Washingtonians through a painful stretch this month, but they're also putting a lot of stress on the region's transportation infrastructure and those who take care of it.

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LISTEN: Inside The GOP Convention, From The View Of A Blue-State Delegate

What's it like to represent a solidly Democratic state at the Republican National Convention? Maryland has 38 delegates in Cleveland, and WAMU 88.5's Jonathan Wilson spoke Tuesday with one of them: Don Murphy, an at-large delegate from Catonsville.

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