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Participants Showed Support For Women's Rights In D.C.'s Inaugural Slutwalk

Women from across the region joined together in what’s termed a Slutwalk in order to raise awareness about women’s rights.

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Census Reports Increase In Maryland's Gay Population

There are nearly 17,000 gay couples in the state of Maryland, according to new data released by the United States Census Bureau. That's a 50 percent increase from a decade ago.

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Seniors Beat the Heat With Free Indoor Workshops

In the midst of a record-breaking heat wave, some people who might not have a place to cool off are finding refuge in Woodley Park and Tenleytown.

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Seniors Beat The Heat With Art And Other Workshops

In the midst of a record-breaking heat wave, some people who might not have a place to cool off are finding refuge in Woodley Park and Tenleytown. And some D.C. residents over 60 are taking a break at an indoor art workshop.

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Verizon Workers On Strike, Rallied In Silver Spring

Hundreds of Verizon workers participated in a boisterous rally outside of one of the company's facilities in Silver Spring, Md. today.

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HIV Infections Have Stabilized In U.S., But Black Males Still At High Risk

HIV infections in America have stabilized over the past three years, according to a new study by the Federal Center For Disease Control. However, there's still one group that remains at high risk.

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The Arc Of Greater PW County Looks To Expand

The Arc of Greater Prince William County, a nonprofit providing care for developmentally and physically disabled citizens, says it needs to expand to meet growing community needs.

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Former Slave Pen Becomes Home For Seniors

Low-income seniors now have a new place to live in Alexandria: an affordable housing complex opened by a historically African-American church and located on a block that was once a slave pen.

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