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2015/01/25 05:19
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Metro track walkers enter the tunnel between the Waterfront Station and L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station on Jan. 13, the day after an incident where a yellowline train filled with smoke, leading to the...
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2015/01/24 01:19
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Environmental advocates lined up Friday to blast Pepco’s proposed merger with a larger company, arguing at a D.C. Council hearing that the $6.8 billion deal with Chicago-based Exelon would undercut...
2015/01/23 22:19
2015/01/23 22:19
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Application deadline: Feb. 1. Young Organists Competition, co-sponsored by the D.C. chapter of the American Guild of Organists and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, scheduled for May 17 at...
2015/01/23 16:38
2015/01/23 16:38
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Congress Heights' other major development project—not the St. Elizabeths mega-development, but the rebuilding of the Metro site across the street—took a turn for the less likely last night, as the...
2015/01/23 16:20
2015/01/23 16:20
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Montgomery County would become the latest jurisdiction in the D.C. region to step up efforts to combat human trafficking, under two bills introduced Thursday by County Executive Isiah Leggett. State...
2015/01/23 02:19
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, flanked by City Administrator Rashad Young, left, and Deputy Administrator Kevin Donahue, center, talks about the Metro train incident that left one person dead. (Linda...
2015/01/22 22:19
2015/01/22 22:19
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Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (center) introduces her administration’s liaisons to the D.C. gay community, Terrance Laney and Sheila Alexander-Reid. (Mike DeBonis/The Washington Post) What a difference a...
2015/01/22 17:19
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Top Metro officials Thursday sought to clarify what caused a breakdown of radio communication during last week’s fatal smoke incident in a subway tunnel, saying D.C. firefighters had earlier altered...
2015/01/22 14:57
2015/01/22 14:57
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While many critics skewer President Obama’s recent amnesty-granting executive action, D.C.’s municipal lawmakers have their own plans for the next battle on the immigration-citizenship front. Invoking...
2015/01/22 03:29
2015/01/22 03:29
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The highly publicized physician-assisted suicide of 29-year-old brain cancer patient Brittany Maynard has given the ailing right-to-die movement a new lease on life. A national campaign advocating...
2015/01/22 01:19
2015/01/22 01:19
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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Martha H. Cox, social worker Martha H. Cox, 51, a social worker at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, died Dec. 12 at her home...
2015/01/21 22:25
2015/01/21 22:25
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More than 115,000 District of Columbia residents voted in favor of a marijuana legalization ballot initiative in November, putting 70 percent of the city's voters behind the measure that permits...
2015/01/21 22:21
2015/01/21 22:21
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The son of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry pleaded not guilty to three misdemeanor charges Wednesday that arose from an altercation at a bank in which the 34-year-old is accused of threatening a teller...
2015/01/21 17:34
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has turned himself in to face misdemeanor charges related to an incident at a downtown Washington bank last week. Court...
2015/01/21 11:46
2015/01/21 11:46
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We really don’t have to wait months for the professional report from the National Transportation Safety Board on Metro’s equipment malfunction and slow response to last week’s fatal incident. The...
2015/01/21 04:19
2015/01/21 04:19
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A lawsuit that seeks to equalize funding between charter schools and traditional public schools could be an important test of the District’s authority to govern its own budget and affairs. An...
2015/01/20 23:34
2015/01/20 23:34
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Before reporters were locked out of a meeting with D.C. Council members Tuesday, Metro board chairman Tom Downs took questions, but he only answered a few. WASHINGTON - D.C. leaders met with Metro on...
2015/01/20 17:51
2015/01/20 17:51
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D.C. Hoping Obama Will Address Statehood in State of the Union Address Obama making his 2014 State of the Union address. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) It’s been nearly 50 years since a...
2015/01/19 03:21
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The D.C. Council is pursuing a regulatory scheme for the sale and taxation of marijuana, scheduling hearings on proposed legislation that flies in the face of congressional attempts to prevent the...
2015/01/17 04:34
2015/01/17 04:34
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WASHINGTON - A group of community leaders in southeast D.C. came together Friday night to meet with dozens of teenagers, following the shooting death of a 17-year-old. Their goal: preventing any more...
2015/01/25 05:19
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