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Some D.C. Paramedics to be Retrained

WASHINTGON, D.C. — About a dozen D.C. paramedics were ordered into retraining and others have been required to take course work, but D.C. Fire Chief Dennis L. Rubin told a city council committee that a series of poor performances in medical-knowledge tests did not require punishment or a major shake-up in the department.

D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson, however, called the results “completely disturbing.”

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