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Federal Judge Declares Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen's decision Thursday makes Virginia the second state in the South to have a ban on gay marriages overturned. 

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Door to Door: Kentlands, Md. and Glen Carlyn, Va.

In WAMU's weekly trip around the region, we visit Kentlands, Md., and the Glencarlyn neighborhood in Arlington, Va.

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The Politics Hour - Feb. 14, 2014

Doug Duncan, former executive of Montgomery County, Md., joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about why he wants his old job back.

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Metro Upgrades Await Funding Decisions Locally And At Federal Level

Metro's plans call for a series of upgrades to rail service through 2025, but whether the plans come to fruition depends on the transit agency receiving local and federal funding, which is far from guaranteed.

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Schools Close For Winter Storm Thursday

D.C. officials declared a snow emergency Wednesday night, joining Virginia and Maryland as the region braces to respond to a storm that could dump more than a foot of snow in parts of the D.C. region.

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Virginia Ethics Reform May Not Go Far Enough, Expert Says

Lawmakers in Virginia are working on limiting ethics lapses, but according to one political observer, the legislation they're pushing for doesn't go far enough.

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D.C. Lags Behind Maryland, Virginia In AP Pass Rates

Maryland and Virginia top the nation in AP pass rates, and while the District lags behind, there are some bright points in it's scores.

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Winter Storm Warning Puts Virginia, Maryland Into States Of Emergency

The governors of both Virginia and Maryland have declared states of emergency as a storm that could dump as much as 8 inches of snow and sleet on the D.C. region blows in on Wednesday night.

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Alexandria Police Close Off Streets To Search For Evidence In Killing

Police restricted access to streets in a residential neighborhood to search for evidence in a shooting that left a music teacher dead and nearby residents rattled.
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Alexandria Police Search For Killer, But Stay Quiet On Links To Past Shootings

Leaders of the Alexandria Police Department say they are working around the clock to solve two recent murders. Still, they're not saying much about what happened last week when one woman was shot and killed.

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