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News features from the Washington, DC Metro Area.
||CleanIn D.C., Trans Community Still Doesn’t Have A Seat At The Table, Activist Says||Transgender women make up a fifth of HIV-positive residents. But according to Casa Ruby founder Ruby Corado, the city is leaving the trans community out of policy decisions.||1 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe New D.C. Restaurant Where You Don’t Have To Talk To Anyone — By Design||The new restaurant Eatsa is taking the concept of grabbing a quick lunch to the next level.||30 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmong Some Airbnb Hosts, A Sense Of Unease Over Inauguration||Airbnb estimates that more than 10,000 guests will book rooms in the D.C. region for Inauguration Day. But some hosts say theyre on the fence about opening up their homes to people with different political views than their own.||28 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTarnished By An Online Hoax, A D.C. Pizzeria Tries To Bounce Back||A local pizza shop is bearing the brunt of conspiracy theories and fake news stories circulating online.||23 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLISTEN: Could D.C. Punk Rock Thrive Under President Trump?||D.C.s famed punk-rock scene became energized during the administration of Republican President Ronald Reagan. Could the same happen when Donald Trump enters the White House?||22 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAfter Rash Of Red-Signal Overruns, Metro To Begin Train-Operator Testing||Metro is adding another layer to its efforts to reduce the number of red-signal overruns that have plagued the rail system.||22 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmid Anti-Immigrant Sentiment, Much Of D.C. Region Is Still A ‘Sanctuary’||In an anxious time for immigrants to the United States, some local jurisdictions say they dont plan to enforce tough immigration laws. Reporter Armando Trull explores what it means to be a sanctuary city or county, and what the opposite can look like.||22 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTips For Thanksgiving Travel In The Washington Region||The Thanksgiving holiday is around the corner, which means congestion on the roadways, at airports, and on public transit. Heres how to survive the crowds.||21 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTo Stop Adams Morgan Building, Group Tests New Approach: Squatter’s Rights||A developer wants to put a 51-unit condo building on a plaza in the heart of Adams Morgan, but opponents say that a four-decade-old agreement between the land owner and the community prevents anything from being built there.||21 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLISTEN: Possible Frictions Between Local Lawmakers And The Trump Administration||Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey and The Washington Posts Robert McCartney discuss the issues affecting our region this week, including the D.C. Councils plans for inauguration.||18 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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