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Education secretary visits Coolidge, a D.C. high school struggling with tragedy
John B. King Jr. delivered a guest lecture as students remain ‘resilient.’

Hogan promises to keep ‘open mind’ on regional tax for Metro
Governor rips critics of post-Labor Day school start as “silly, trivial and stupid.”

Video shows Metro Transit Police detaining teen girl
A cell phone video recorded on June 27 by a relative of 18-year-old Lashay Blocker shows Metro Transit Police detaining Blocker after she allegedly refused to leave the Georgia Avenue–Petworth Metro station for carrying food inside.

Metro is considering cutting late-night service hours. Here are the four proposals.
Metro wants to cut back on late-night service to make more time for repairs. The Post's Martine Powers goes through each of the four proposals and how they could affect your commute.

A once nearly all-white district now has a new largest group: Hispanic students
Schools in Montgomery County, Md., were 94 percent white five decades ago. Now they are 30 percent Hispanic, 29 percent white, 22 percent black and 14 percent Asian.

Let citizens weigh in on plan to repair Alexandria’s sewage system, environmental group says
The Potomac Riverkeeper Network says the state should consider public input before granting a permit for the long-term control plan.

Fall foliage report: Peak color hits Skyline Drive, two weeks away from D.C.
The Skyline Drive and Allegany County in Md. will boast the best fall color this weekend.

In D.C. area, autumn is finally falling right into place
An onrushing cold front broke the region’s spell of record or near-record readings.

Rolling Stone reporter said she believed ‘Jackie’ felt ‘scared for her’
Sabrina Rubin Erdely testifies at defamation trial that she tried to reach subject’s mother and was rebuffed in requests to speak to the U-Va. administrator now suing her.

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