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Washington Post reporter covering DC, MD, and VA.

Here are the most popular D.C. neighborhoods for booking an Airbnb

washingtonpost.com — While Airbnb is stuck in legal limbo in Virginia and Maryland, the online hosting platform has been generating big tax dollars in the nation's capital, according to the company. Airbnb says it has collected more than $10 million in transient taxes in D.C. since Feb. 15, 2015. The D.C.

For $71,000, live large in a new little place

dailygazette.com — The idea started on an empty alley lot in Northeast Washington's little-known Stronghold neighborhood. Brian Levy wanted to show those around him the benefits of minimal and environmentally friendly living. So in 2012, he enlisted an architecture firm and builder to construct a 210-square-foot house on wheels - a particularly chic structure with stainless-steel kitchen countertops and maple floors.

A new school year begins with changes, innovations, new facilities

washingtonpost.com — As tens of millions of students return to the nation's schools for the 2016-2017 academic year, here is The Washington Post's annual look at what changes to expect in selected school districts in the Washington region. THE DISTRICT The school year for most D.C. Public Schools students kicked off Aug.

For $71,000 you can have a tiny house delivered to your doorstep

washingtonpost.com — The idea started on an empty alley lot in Northeast Washington's little-known Stronghold neighborhood. Brian Levy wanted to show those around him the benefits of minimal and environmentally friendly living. So in 2012, he enlisted an architecture firm and builder to construct a 210-square-foot house on wheels - a particularly chic structure with stainless-steel kitchen countertops and maple floors.

What went wrong at D.C.’s high-achieving Wilson High School?

washingtonpost.com — As parents, community leaders and school officials puzzled over the precipitous drop in standardized test scores at one of the District's leading public high schools, Emma Buzzbee had a logical explanation..

Man slain in Northeast on a violent night in the District

washingtonpost.com — THE DISTRICT Man fatally shot in Northeast A 24-year-old man was fatally shot late Monday in the Brookland neighborhood, D.C. police said. Police identified the victim as Tony Jermaine Gates of Southeast. They said the shooting occurred about 11:45 p.m. in the 1000 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE.

By day, these identical twins are school principals. By night, they’re a traveling live art duo.

washingtonpost.com — Rebecca Crouch would like to observe her twin sister at her charter school. The sisters, who are both principals at D.C. schools, have similar education philosophies and speak every evening to debrief on their days. It's natural they would want to see each other in their professional homes, giving each other feedback and sharing leadership tips.

A top-performing D.C. school just saw a dramatic drop in its English test scores

washingtonpost.com — Just over 25 percent of District students across all grade levels are "college and career ready" in math and English, according to the results of a national standardized test linked to the Common Core academic standards that the Office of the State Superintendent of Education released Tuesday.

Man launches AirBnB-style website to provide free accommodation for refugees

independent.co.uk — Amr Arafa doesn't pay attention to any incendiary rhetoric about immigrants and Muslims playing out on the 2016 election stage. The 34-year-old from Egypt thinks immigration is about more than politics: It's about making vulnerable newcomers to the country feel at home. And the onus of that, he says, isn't on lawmakers, but everyday people.

Want to donate junk food? The region’s largest food bank will reject it.

washingtonpost.com — After every sweet-filled holiday, the Capital Area Food Bank receives heaps of donated candy and leftover baked goods from well-intentioned families and grocery stores. But starting Sept. 1, the Washington region's largest food bank will begin rejecting these sugary donations, saying the food does not properly nourish the low-income population it serves - a population that already experiences increased rates of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.
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Sep 22, 2016

RT @ZoeTillman: On the home front: DC Court of Appeals sides with tenants in fight over Museum Square  http://www.dccourts.gov/internet/documents/15-CV-609.pdf 

Sep 22, 2016

Ppl who received free tix to attend opening of African American History Museum are scalping them for $200. Lovely.  https://www.washingtonian.com/2016/09/21/people-scalping-free-tickets-smithsonians-african-american/ 

Sep 20, 2016

@DPAQreport I don't know, my arbitrary neighborhood boundaries have you in plain ole shaw


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