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All the week’s news on this first Friday edition of Washington City Podcast.

This week, the D.C. Council officially repealed Initiative 77, advocates for evictions reform saw more progress, and City Paper published a long piece on a collaborative effort between the Smithsonian Institution and indigenous communities to repatriate human remains and sacred objects. Host Will Warren breaks down the news, and City Paper’s City Lights editor Kayla Randall talks about her cover story.

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Stories in this episode:

Second Vote on Initiative 77 Repeal Bill Seals the Deal 8-5

Mary Cheh Introduces Bill to Seal Eviction Records, Give Tenants Notice of Eviction Filing

The U.S. Marshals Service Will Unveil Changes to Eviction Proceedings in D.C.

How the Smithsonian Is Reuniting Thousands of Human Remains with Indigenous Communities

Music for this episode was by Lee Rosevere and Jahzzar, used under the Creative Commons license.