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Scientists say the Chesapeake Bay hasn't been this healthy in more than three decades. It's a testament to federal environmental regulations.
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June 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new report from the Human Rights Council of the United Nations chastises the United States for allowing so many Americans to live in poverty.
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May 26, 2018, 5am PDT
Is anybody up for happy hour in Alexandria?
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May 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
A deadly explosion in West, Texas spurred the Obama administration to update regulations to the chemical industry.
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May 16, 2018, 1pm PDT
Apple is pondering a major move into Northern Virginia. For comparison, state officials have pitched sites covering about half the desired size of Amazon's second headquarters and two-thirds the size of the Pentagon.
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May 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released a study on May 8 that attributes the increased number of pedestrians killed in part to road design that allows for higher speeds, fewer intersections and pedestrian crossings and more SUVs.
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May 8, 2018, 5am PDT
Housing Advocates have filed a lawsuit to press the Department of Housing and Urban Development to enforce requirements of the Fair Housing Act.
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May 1, 2018, 11am PDT
More people live in multi-generational homes than ever, according to analysis of Census data by the Pew Research Center.
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April 26, 2018, 8am PDT
The proposal by U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson would also allow property owners to require employment from renters receiving housing subsidies.
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April 25, 2018, 6am PDT
The District of Columbia is attempting to build a data-based model for the mix of public and "shared" transportation modes on its streets, but is still finding holes in the data necessary to build new policies.
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April 23, 2018, 7am PDT
More than a quarter of renter households in the United States earn 30 percent or less of area median income. And no state in the country can house them.
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April 13, 2018, 2pm PDT
Mandatory evacuations were in order, so there was no threat to the general pubic. Witness the fury of mother nature from a safe distance.
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April 11, 2018, 5am PDT
An illustration of the intricate relationship between public transit and highways occurred on April 5 when two lines of the D.C. Metro broke down during the peak morning commute, sending many would-be riders to drive I-66 to D.C. instead.
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April 10, 2018, 1pm PDT
A key part of the Trump Administration's infrastructure plan, dormant as it is, is to speed up permitting.
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April 10, 2018, 7am PDT
Low-income residents have scattered to the periphery, where social services are less accessible.
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April 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Ridership declines mean falling revenues for transit agencies, and could be the beginning of a cycle of service cuts and fare increases leading to yet more ridership declines.
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March 29, 2018, 8am PDT
Mayor Bowser's 2019 budget also continues investments designed to create affordable housing and distribute homeless shelters throughout the city.
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March 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
Two major grocery store companies announced bankruptcy this week, sparking fears that the "retail apocalypse" has expanded to food retailers.
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March 13, 2018, 6am PDT
In some respects, D.C. Metro has been the poster child for dysfunctional transit systems in recent years, but the states of Virginia and Maryland are close to ensuring a new source of funding that could help stabilize the transit agency.
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March 11, 2018, 9am PDT
Arriving this week. Like, practically right now.
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