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Teen Comes To D.C. To Fight R Rating On 'Bully'

Students in the District were at the premiere of one bullying film this week, although an R rating may keep them from seeing another. One Michigan teenager came to D.C. this week to argue the case for a lower rating for the film with the Motion Picture Association of America.

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Gray's Campaign Records Show Links To Suspicious Money Orders

Some of the same donors who contributed suspicious money orders to Council member Vincent Orange also show up in the campaign finance records of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.

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Commentary: D.C. Students Need International Perspectives

Conversations about education these days often focus on test scores -- in math and reading in particular. But Commentator Eddie Mandhry says students in D.C. need more engagement with international affairs.

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National Journal: Blackberry Domination Ending On The Hill

The domination of smartphones in the mobile market is beginning to penetrate that last bastion of Blackberry loyalty -- Capitol Hill.

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Accusations And Counter-Accusations At Alexandria Schools

Alexandria school superintendent Morton Sherman is fighting to keep his job in the wake of a scathing auditor's report, after the vice mayor called for his resignation.

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Virginia American Water Proposes General Rate Increase

Virginia American Water is proposing a general rate increase for portions of Northern Virginia and that's got at least one county very upset.
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Damage To Washington Monument Being Inspected

Surveyors are trying to figure out whether the Washington Monument sank or tilted as a result of the quake.

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Maryland Student Facing Deportation Is Released From Custody

A grassroots movement to stop the deportation of a local college student and his family appears to have paid off, as young Jorge Steven Acuna and his family were released from a detention center on Tuesday.

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Roads Or Mass Transit? Montgomery County Council Must Decide

With limited transportation dollars in Maryland being divvied up between Purple Line projects like a new Bethesda Metro entrance and traditional road projects, Montgomery County Council members took the issue to the mat.

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Orange Releases Information On Controversial Contributions

Following a week of pressure from primary opponents, D.C. Council member Vincent Orange has released money orders that have been linked to political donor Jeffrey Thompson, who is under federal investigation.

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