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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has bleak message for D.C. about what would happen if Donald Trump becomes president

7/19/2024
The Republican National Convention is over. WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi tells us what local officials are saying, and doing in the wake.

Duration:00:04:23

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Arlington debates ‘missing middle’ again — this time in court

7/17/2024
In a five-day trial, nine residents presented their case for why the county's decision to end single-family-only zoning was flawed.

Duration:00:03:28

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Listen: Nursing homes in the U.S. are failing to meet staffing requirement. Does D.C. have a better model?

7/16/2024
The majority of nursing homes nationwide aren't fulfilling federally recommended staffing standards. D.C. is bucking the trend, with 7 out of 10 meeting the standards.

Duration:00:04:36

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Meet the Docents: This Air and Space Museum volunteer is in her ‘happy place’

7/15/2024
Had things gone her way, National Air and Space Museum volunteer Mary Dominiak would have been an astronaut.

Duration:00:04:25

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Get Out There: Where to get in the water and cool off around the D.C. region

7/11/2024
With the heat index regularly passing 100 degrees in D.C. this summer, we discussed some clever ways to enjoy the water around the region.

Duration:00:04:37

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Get Out There: What to do around D.C. on the Fourth of July

7/2/2024
If you’re not among the 1.8 million D.C.-area residents who are traveling this week, you’re probably looking for local things to do on July Fourth. Here's a helpful guide to get you started.

Duration:00:01:27

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The Politics Hour: Ward 5 Councilmember Zachary Parker on the Falcicchio investigation

6/28/2024
JD Spain, Sr. on his win in the Democratic primary for Arlington County Board. Plus, the Mayor's Office of Legal Counsel's Vanessa Natale and Ward 5 D.C. Councilmember Zachary Parker weighing in on the John Falcicchio investigation.

Duration:00:49:35

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Get Out There: Austin Graff’s guide to all 131 D.C. neighborhoods

6/27/2024
Have you ever wanted to visit every neighborhood in D.C.? That’s what writer and social media consultant Austin Graff did over the course of two years

Duration:00:04:26

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D.C. nonprofit raises awareness around LBGTQ mental health during Pride month

6/25/2024
One in 10 LGBTQ youth attempted suicide last year -- SMYAL explains how to best support those in need.

Duration:00:04:19

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“Rock Creek:” Local author Kevin Flynn on his crime thriller set in 1950s Washington, D.C.

6/21/2024
Author Kevin Flynn's new fictional crime thriller is drawn in part from his experience working as a prosecutor for the Department of Justice.

Duration:00:04:13