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Erykah Badu, Jaden and Willow Will Turn D.C. Into Broccoli City

The music artists are headining a festival dedicated to bringing sustainability to urban communities.

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Erykah Badu, along with the enigmatic teenaged Smith siblings, will be bringing their inexorable flyness to D.C. this month when they perform the 3rd annual Broccoli City Festival. The festival, which is dedicated to promoting sustainable living in urban environments through locally-sourced food, music and the arts, will take place on April 25th at Gateway D.C. In addition to our favorite teen wizards, Jaden and Willow, the festival line-up also includes hip-hop artist Joey Bada$$, electronic music-maker Kaytrandada, and singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, making it the coollest music festival named after a member of the cabbage family.

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D.C. Police Chief Says Marijuana Decriminalization Makes Police Jobs Easier

Her comments contradict ACLU findings, but her latest stance gives support to the marijuana legalization side.

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Washington, D.C.’s police chief believes that if marijuana possession is legalized it will save officers time and energy. In an interview with NewsChannel 8, Chief Cathy Lanier said, “Marijuana possession has never been a big arrest category. If you’re arrested for possession of marijuana, typically we get it because there’s some other charge and then we find the marijuana in a search upon arrest.”

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In a lot of ways, our nation’s capital can feel like it’s America’s city—we all know about the monuments, the historically significant documents, and the museums. But according to local clothing designer and creative director Will Sharp, there’s plenty in the District of Columbia that remains undiscovered. “D.C. is this hidden little gem… Underneath the surface, it’s just waiting to be polished up.”

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Five Categories Jeopardy! Should Avoid During Its "Teachers Tournament"

The popular quiz show wants to honor teachers. To help them out, here are five sensitive subjects the question writers should avoid.

"I'll take 'Standardized Testing' for $500, Alex."

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