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This week on Washington City PodcastKelyn Soong brings us a story about a high school swimming phenom whose biography is, almost to a literary extent, intertwined with that of Olympian Katie Ledecky. Listen to Soong so that you know about Phoebe Bacon before she’s a household name.

Host Will Warren also brings us the week’s news, talking about surprising turn of events in the ongoing saga of Initiative 77 and criticisms of D.C.’s First Source law.

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Stories in this episode:

Save Our Vote Campaign’s 25,000 Signatures Are Moot Due to Technicality

D.C.’s Development Boom Exacerbates Frustrations With First Source Law

Swimming Phenom Phoebe Bacon Is Breaking a Former Schoolmate’s Record