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2015/03/04 21:36
2015/03/04 21:36
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Cannabis Campaign leader Adam Eidinger promises D.C. officials a public "smoke-in" if they cave to congressional pressure on tax-and-regulate issues. The D.C. Council meeting hadn’t even started yet,...
2015/03/04 21:36
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2015/03/04 17:36
2015/03/04 17:36
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From now until April's special election for the Ward 8 seat, more than a dozen candidates will try to be Marion Barry's political heir. But who the mayor-for-life wanted as his literal heir isn't so...
2015/03/04 17:23
2015/03/04 17:23
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A D.C. Council committee is poised to pass legislation Wednesday that would ban employers in the nation’s capital from testing prospective employees for marijuana until after a job offer is...
2015/03/04 03:20
2015/03/04 03:20
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... would still mean that a pro-life organization in the District would still be required to employ someone who doesn’t agree with the group’s message on abortion,” Mr. Mattox said. Mr. Mattox...
2015/03/04 03:19
2015/03/04 03:19
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There is little so dispiriting — whether deserved or not — than discovering that the sinister-looking metal boot has been attached to one wheel of your car. Wish you could make it disappear? Scores of...
2015/03/04 02:19
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Gregory M. Dean, a 44-year veteran of the Seattle Fire Department, served a decade as its head before he retired in December. The department he helped build is widely regarded as a model of...
2015/03/04 01:19
2015/03/04 01:19
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Adam Eidinger was flying high. As chairman of the DC Cannabis Campaign, he helped spearhead the push to legalize marijuana in the nation’s capital. When the law went into effect Feb. 26, he retreated...
2015/03/03 23:19
2015/03/03 23:19
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The D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a 3 percent pay raise for Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, increasing her salary to $284,000, the first increase Henderson has received since she...
2015/03/03 21:17
2015/03/03 21:17
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has approved a bill that would ban marijuana smoking in private clubs. The council voted unanimously in favor of the emergency legislation on Tuesday, just five...
2015/03/03 20:20
2015/03/03 20:20
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The bill nonetheless evoked ire from legalization activists, who saw support of the bill as evidence lawmakers had already turned their backs on the marijuana legalization effort. “All they did is...
2015/03/03 19:41
2015/03/03 19:41
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District law currently prohibits production breweries from building outdoor beer gardens or distilleries from serving cocktails from a sidewalk cafe. But that could change with legislation that Ward 5...
2015/03/02 22:52
2015/03/02 22:52
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Local Politics Complicate Hill East Development People line up for a bus outside the old D.C. General Hospital, which has been converted into a homeless shelter. Located in Hill East in the middle of...
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2015/03/02 21:28
2015/03/02 21:28
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Retired Seattle fire chief named chief of Washington, D.C. department WASHINGTON (AP) - A new fire chief has been named in the nation's capital, where the fire department has been struggling to meet...
2015/03/02 19:10
2015/03/02 19:10
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WASHINGTON - In an effort to dramatically improve care at District of Columbia hospitals, registered nurses represented by National Nurses United joined with D.C. Council members and community leaders...
2015/03/02 16:21
2015/03/02 16:21
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Gregory Dean speaks Monday after being announced by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, center, as her pick for the city's fire chief. Police Chief Cathy Lanier is at left. (Aaron C. Davis/The Washington...
2015/03/02 06:00
2015/03/02 06:00
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Two members of GW’s chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy are running for Student Association Senate seats next month so they can push the University for a more lenient drug policy. Now that...
2015/03/01 00:19
2015/03/01 00:19
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D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser listens to residents Saturday at the final stop of a promised listening tour on the city's fiscal priorities. (Aaron C. Davis/The Washington Post) The District’s budget...
2015/02/28 23:14
2015/02/28 23:14
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday at midnight, for the first time in his life, Allen St. Pierre got legally stoned. While St. Pierre, executive director of NORML, a national advocacy group for the...
2015/02/28 22:19
2015/02/28 22:19
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Riders board a train as Metro tests out its new 7000-series railcars at the Shady Grove station on May 20, 2014. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) After more than a year of running tests and blowing...
2015/02/28 04:19
2015/02/28 04:19
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A D.C. Superior Court judge ordered the District government Friday to pay a record $9.2 million in damages to Kirk L. Odom, 52, who was wrongfully imprisoned for more than 21 years in the rape and...
2015/03/04 21:36
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