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Demolition Crews Have Busy Year In Prince George's County

A total of 46 abandoned homes have been razed this year in Prince George's County, with dozens more planned in an effort to buoy property values and remove eyesores.

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Ongoing Debate Over Fracking Regulation

A New York court rules local governments can ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing. Diane and her guests discuss the ongoing debate over fracking and its impact on U.S. energy prices.

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Kinship Community In Sandy Spring Continues Fight For Property Rights

Families in rural Montgomery County are trying to claim land they've owned for more than 100 years, but are deeds from the late 19th century sufficient today?

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Waiting For Affordable Housing In D.C.

D.C.'s waiting list for public housing and rental vouchers closed to new applicants Friday -- but there are still 70,000 names on the list. Kojo explores the city's plans to boost spending on low-cost housing to meet a growing shortage.

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Housing Scams, Foreclosures On The Rise In Our Region

Housing advocates say scams targeting troubled borrowers are on the rise.

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Another $7M Approved For Work On Silver Spring Transit Center

The Silver Spring Transit Center is already $80 million over budget, but the Montgomery County Council approved an addition $7 million for work completed at the center.

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Foulger Responds To Reported Defects In Silver Spring Transit Center

The construction firm Foulger Pratt says it has evidence that shows it is not to blame for whatever problems may be keeping the Silver Spring Transit Center from opening.

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Legal Challenges Linger Over Alexandria Waterfront Plan

Alexandria city leaders have adopted new zoning for the waterfront, but that hasn't stopped legal challenges from moving forward.

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A Local Housing Bubble?

Is the hot real estate market an anomaly or simply a return to normal conditions? Guest host Paul Brown finds out what's behind the heated market and what buyers and sellers can expect moving ahead.

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In D.C., Three Minimum Wage Jobs Needed To Afford Two-Bedroom Apartment

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Minimum-wage earners in D.C., Maryland and Virginia need to work three full-time jobs in order fair market rent on a two bedroom apartment, according to a study, amongst the highest in the nation.

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