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Fairfax County man hit by car late Thursday dies
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It was the 10th pedestrian fatality in the county this year; there have been 78 pedestrian-related crashes.

The District’s public school system faces $23 million deficit, drawing criticism
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Rising personnel costs and overtime sparked the shortfall, according to city officials.

Metro to launch new app and website to help riders with disabilities navigate rail and bus
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The free app and associated website will provide riders with audio-based navigation.

D.C.’s new microtransit programs help fill in the gaps between trains and buses
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With ride-hailing companies such as Lyft and Uber offering door-to-door service, D.C. and Montgomery County are experimenting with a new kind of public transit.

A mobile clinic is helping low-income students to see clearly — one pair of glasses at a time
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“Kids can tell you their stomach hurts," Wade Brown said. "They can tell you their arm hurts. They can tell you their leg hurts. They can’t tell you they can’t see.”

A mobile clinic is helping low-income students to see clearly — one pair of glasses at a time
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Students often have no idea that they should be able to see more clearly than they do, an official with the nonprofit said. “Kids can tell you their stomach hurts. ... They can’t tell you they can’t see.”

Should there be diaper-changing stations in men’s bathrooms? With proposed law, D.C. wades int
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Fathers across the country are upset by their limited access to changing tables. Now, the D.C. Council wants to do something about it.

Most Americans say no statehood for the District of Columbia, poll shows
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The Gallup poll findings is in line with other national surveys but not local sentiment.

The 10 best places in the D.C. area to watch a movie under the stars
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Washington is awash with outdoor film screenings. Here’s a list of our favorites.

Work advances on 66 Express Lanes outside the Capital Beltway
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There are ramp and bridge girders sprouting, and crews are removing trees, relocating utilities and sound walls to make way for the new toll lanes.

D.C.’s public school system is facing a $23 million deficit. Critics say it shows a lack of in
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Rising personnel costs and overtime sparked the shortfall, city officials said. But Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee vowed to end the fiscal year with a balanced budget.

Newark residents weigh in on 10-story hotel, parking garage proposed for Main Street
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 18:15:00 -0400
Newark residents on Sunday had their first chance to weigh in on a proposed 10-story hotel and parking garage that, if approved, would dramatically change the skyline of downtown Newark.

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