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In Ward 8, Groundbreaking Is a Symbol of a Sea Change
To write about economic development in Washington these days is to get weekly, sometimes daily, media alerts announcing groundbreakings, ribbon-cuttings and other small reminders of the city's seemingly unstoppable construction boom.

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For AU Students, a Case Study in Social Chance (Post, March 27, 2005)

Fliers Spotlight Capitol Hill's Baseball-and-Bullets Dichotomy (Post, March 20, 2005)

E-Mail Sites Enlist Neighborhood Crime Fighters (Post, March 13, 2005)

Council Voices Skepticism in Approving Start-Up Funds for Initiative (Post, March 6, 2005)

Witness Protection Unit Fights Plague of Intimidation (Post, Feb. 27, 2005)

Jazz Concert Among Enticements for Voucher Program (Post, Feb. 6, 2005)

Behind Closed Doors, a Broad Agenda Takes Shape (Post, Jan. 30, 2005)

Scientist on Roundabout Journey to Crime Lab (Post, Jan. 23, 2005)

Group Seeks Inclusion of Sites Important to Gay Community (Post, Jan. 16, 2005)

Feasts and Festivities Can Hold Some Hazards (Post, Dec. 19, 2004)

Capturing Information, Imaginations on Comprehensive Web Site (Post, Dec. 12, 2004)

Battle With Homelessness Fought on Twin Fronts (Post, Dec. 5, 2004)

Three Universities Will Participate in Test of Meter System (Post, Nov. 28, 2004)

Old Convention Center to Go Out With a Bang, Bang, Bang . . . (Post, Nov. 21, 2004)

Studying for a Bachelor's to Go With the Badge (Post, Nov. 14, 2004)

Acting Head of Agency Lauded as a 'Breath of Fresh Air' (Post, Oct. 31, 2004)

A Plan to Better Protect a Castle Without a Moat (Post, Oct. 24, 2004)

With Parishioners in the Pews, Car Thieves See Opportunity (Post, Oct. 17, 2004)

Religious Leaders Go to Bat for Social Services (Post, Oct. 10, 2004)

City Hopes to Break the Mold With New Youth Agency (Post, Oct. 3, 2004)

To Battle the Bulge, Ramsey's Thrown Himself in Calorie Prison (Post, Sept. 19, 2004)



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