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D.C. School Librarians Face An Uncertain Future

Some District public-school librarians are worried about their next chapter, now that DCPS has released its new budget.

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Illinois, D.C. Kids Form Unusual Partnership

What happens when a D.C. teacher hears a story about Illinois kids raising money to visit the District?

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Library Of Congress Preserves A Treasure Trove Underground

A former Cold War bunker houses the Library of Congress Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center: the world's largest collection of films, TV programs and sound recordings.

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Recount Possible For At-Large D.C. Council Race

The margin between incumbent Vincent Orange and challenger Sekou Biddle for the at-large seat on the D.C. Council is only a few hundred votes, and some expect that a final tally next week could trigger a recount.

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Baby Turtles: Adorable Vectors For Salmonella Bacteria

An outbreak of salmonella infections in Maryland and elsewhere is being linked to wild reptiles. 

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Howard University Suspends Athletes For Possible Violation

Howard University has announced that they have temporarily suspended some intercollegiate athletics programs, pending a review of a potential NCAA rule violation.

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Analysis: Maryland Congressional Primary, D.C.'s At-large Council Race

WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden and National Journal's Reid Wilson break down what happened in local and Congressional races in the April 3 primary in D.C. and Maryland.

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Local Lawmakers To Virginia Assembly: 'No Devolution'

Local lawmakers are letting the Virginia General Assembly know that they're opposing the state's plan to cede controls and financial responsibility for some state roads to local municipalities. 

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D.C. Council At-Large Race Too Close To Call

The contest between incumbent Vincent Orange and Sekou Biddle for the at-large seat on the D.C. Council remains too close to call, with just a few hundred votes separating the two.

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In Maryland's 6th District, Delaney Will Take On Bartlett

Maryland businessman John Delaney got the Democratic nod in Maryland's contentious 6th district, and he will face incumbent Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R), who won the GOP primary in the recently redrawn district.

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