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Commercial Property Tax Hike Rejected By Alexandria City Council

In Virginia, members of the Alexandria City Council have rejected a proposal that would have singled out commercial properties for a higher tax rate to help pay for transportation projects. Instead, council members decided to raise taxes on everybody.

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Bag Tax Passes In Montgomery County

Montgomery County, Md., has followed the lead of the District and will impose a tax on disposable shopping bags.

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D.C. Police On High Alert

Fears of a potential retaliatory strike after the killing of Osama bin Laden is prompting increased security measures around the D.C. region.

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Dominion Requests Rate Hike

Dominion Virginia Power is asking state regulators for permission to charge customers more for power.

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CQ Roll Call: Osama bin Laden And National Security

Members of Congress return this week from their Easter and Passover break, and of course they're returning to the news that Osama bin Laden has been killed by U.S. Special Forces operating on a raid in Pakistan. David Hawkins, editor of the CQ Daily Roll Call Daily Briefing, talks with WAMU'S Matt McCleskey and analyzes what this means for the U.S. and national security.

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Local Muslims Offer Nuanced Reactions To Bin Laden's Death

While local Muslim leaders are using words like "hope" and "relief" in the aftermath of Osama bin Laden's death, some Muslim residents are offering more complicated reactions.

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Former Gray HR Director Grilled at Hearing on Hirings

In the District, another day of hearings into the hiring practices of the Gray administration.

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Virginia Redistricting: Senate Sends New Plan To Governor

Virginia lawmakers are ready to send redistricting plans back to Governor Bob McDonnell after he vetoed previous legislation.

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