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Southeast D.C. Residents Protest A Planned Shelter

Residents in Anacostia are protesting plans to build a new shelter in their neighborhood because they feel it could compromise efforts to revitalize the area.
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Pounding The Pavement As A Former Prisoner

A man talks about the choices he made on a single day in the 1970s, and how they still haunt him today.
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Serendipitous Encounter Transforms An African Immigrant's Life

A chance meeting on a District street corner forever changed the life of a Kenyan man who had fallen on hard times.

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Ministry Serves Thanksgiving Feast To Homeless

A non-profit ministry hosts a Thanksgiving feast for the homeless and disadvantaged.

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Hundreds Of Hams Help Veterans in Need

Thousands of veterans are saying thanks to a donation from Smithfield ham.

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Hundreds Show For AIDS Walk Washington

A little wet, wintry weather didn't stop the hundreds of supporters who came out for the AIDS Walk on Saturday.

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Record Number Of Hispanic Children Living In Poverty

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For the first time, there are more Hispanic children living in poverty in the United States than white children, a figure which is borne out in the D.C. region.

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Kara Kennedy, Daughter Of Late Sen. Ted Kennedy Dies

Kara Kennedy Allen, the oldest daughter of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, died Friday at a Washington-area health club.
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Nonprofits Urging Early Start to Holidays

Nonprofit groups in the mid-Atlantic region are challenging at least 35,000 donors to support their favorite regional charities in early November.
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Lights, Camera and Lots of Action in the Local Film Industry

The film industry in the D.C. area has been enjoying a boom in recent months, in part thanks to local governments offering incentives for production companies to shoot here.