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Abe Pollin and Melvin Cohen with the students.

No more panda worries. At least, no worries about panda funding. The National Zoo will announce a $4.5 million donation to its giant panda reproduction program.

D.C. taxi system system may be overhauled. Council member Mary M. Cheh plans to introduce a plan to modernize the city’s taxi service.

Angels in clean, if calloused, hands. Carvers begin repairs on the Washington National Cathedral’s earthquake-damaged ornaments.

A new leader for Reform Judaism. During his installation, Rabbi Rick Jacobs called for the denomination to reach out to next generation.

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