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    Jesse Matthew faces capital murder charges in U-Va. sophomore’s death

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    D.C. home prices tripled in 15 years, squeezing low-income residents

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    Obama discusses Baltimore arrests on Letterman

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    Capitals blank Rangers in Game 3

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