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      D.C. Council to address truancy reduction, alcohol bill

      The D.C. Council will hold a public oversight roundtable Thursday on truancy reduction in the city's school system.

      The meeting is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m., following by a public hearing on an alcohol-related bill at 11 a.m.

      Under the proposal, stores with class-A licenses would be allowed to see hard liquor on Sundays, as well as beer and wine.

      The sales tax revenue generated would help reduce D.C.'s budget deficit.

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