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D.C. Public Schools principal of the year leads Banneker High School
School officials tout Anita Berger’s work in improving the school’s graduation rate and academic achievement.


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Report: Purple Line threatens affordable housing in Langley Park
Without intervention to preserve affordable housing, low-income residents could be priced out of their homes as rents rise around new stations.


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Man dies after he falls from his bike and is run over by a truck in Maryland
A tractor-trailer ran over the cyclist after he hit a curb and fell into the road in Frederick County.









Group rehearsed a protest song online and performed it for first time together at Women's March on Washington
A group of women from different states rehearsed a song called "I can't keep quiet" online ahead of the Women's March on Washington. They met for the first time and sang it together during the march on Jan. 21.


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D.C. deli receiving angry calls meant for White House after wrong number is tweeted out
The phones haven't stopped ringing at Bub & Pops in Northwest Washington after someone mistakenly tweeted the deli's phone number instead of the White House's to encourage people to call and complain about President Trump's policies.


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No those aren’t real weapons, and it is not a real SWAT team in Frederick, Md.
Movie crew will be shooting all week at the Holiday Cinemas on Baughmans Lane, city says.









Police seek suspect in back-to-back armed robberies in Northwest Washington
The first incident occurred downtown; the second was near Palisades.









My two grown children hate each other with a passion I've never seen
Dr. Andrea helps a brokenhearted parent of two warring siblings, and advises a reader who's tired of feeling hurt and jealous over friends' gatherings.


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