Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Local organizations working to prevent and end homelessness in Northern Virginia communities: http://wapo.st/lKEZ8O
  • A study shows that although the rate of new cases has declined in DC, the District still has an epidemic of people living with HIV and AIDS. http://bit.ly/jzgCVx
  • Unemployment update – jobless claims have been down, but that doesn’t mean the country is back on track quite yet. http://n.pr/jUUCU6

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