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D.C. hate crimes target LGBT groups

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The number of hate crimes jumped 68 percent in the District last year, with incidents based on the victims' sexual orientation making up nearly two-thirds of reported incidents, according to FBI data released Monday. Thirty-five of the 57 incidents reported in D.C. in 2010 were motivated by sexual orientation, the FBI statistics say. In 2009, 30 of 34 incidents were based on sexual...