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2015/08/03 00:19
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser meets with members of the D.C. Council earlier this year. She has promised to hold her administration more accountable for problems with contracting with private companies....
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2015/07/31 17:36
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Marion Christopher Barry came in sixth in April's special election to replace his father in the Ward 8 D.C. Council spot, but he promised to start running for the seat's 2016 election the next day. It...
2015/07/31 15:40
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The D.C. Council has a month and a half left on its summer recess, meaning that its 13 members can't defeat each other legislatively any time soon. But At-Large Councilmember and fitness enthusiast...
2015/07/31 12:19
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With four trombones and a drum kit, the five members of Spread Love play their blend of R&B, jazz and funk to crowds of tourists and government employees near the White House. Although some nearby...
2015/07/30 19:36
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For years, District Medicaid contractor Jeff Thompson held his wallet open to connected Washingtonians. As the ongoing federal investigation into Thompson’s illicit funding of Vince Gray’s 2010...
2015/07/30 13:19
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The D.C. State Board of Education is launching a task force in late August to develop recommendations for how the District can offer more flexible ways of awarding high school credit. The proposal...
2015/07/29 18:21
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A line of taxi cabs wait for passengers at Union Station in Washington, D.C. last year. (Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post) By the end of 2018, taxicab companies in the District are required to have at...
2015/07/29 15:39
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Four months after an 18-month-old boy died following a delayed response from city paramedics, Mayor Muriel Bowser yesterday announced reforms to the District’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services...
2015/07/29 00:19
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D.C. Council member LaRuby May (E-Ward 8). (J. Lawler Duggan/For The Washington Post) At a recent “safe communities” meeting in Southeast Washington, where some of the District’s most crime-ridden...
2015/07/29 00:19
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Howard and Marilyn Politzer are co-owners of the Brookland True Value Hardware store, which is closing after about 35 years in the community. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) Howard Politzer’s...
2015/07/28 17:36
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As work on The Wharf continues, tenants of the adjacent Maine Avenue Fish Market are claiming they're being forced out. Last Thursday, a complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for D.C....
2015/07/27 01:19
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Police arrest a prostitute in 2002 at 16th and L streets NW. (The Washington Post ) A man from a Chicago suburb invited a woman he met on K Street, who called herself “Kay D,” to his downtown...
2015/07/25 20:19
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Lon Anderson, shown at the Intercounty Connector in Olney, Md., is retiring after 21 years as the director of public and governmental relations for AAA Mid-Atlantic. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington...
2015/07/25 01:19
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Fontessa West walked to the front of the packed community center in Ward 8, quieting the room filled with dozens of mourners. She was there to share a few words about her son, Wesley West, who was...
2015/07/24 16:36
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When John Cheeks challenged Phil Mendelson for D.C. Council chairman last year, LL wondered what he was smoking. (He ended up with 4 percent of the vote). But now, Cheeks wants to know what other...
2015/07/24 13:36
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Jack Evans wants to embarrass johns out of the District, courtesy of a bill he introduced to the D.C. Council last week. The Anti-Prostitution Vehicle Impoundment Enforcement Amendment Act of 2015,...
2015/07/24 11:34
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Elections officials in the nation's capital have cleared the way for a $15-an-hour minimum wage to be added to the ballot. The District of Columbia's minimum wage is currently...
2015/07/23 13:19
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D.C. police on Wednesday announced more arrests as part of a crackdown on prostitution that began last week in the downtown area of Northwest Washington. Police say they’ve now arrested 41 men as...
2015/07/22 18:19
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Supporters of a $15 minimum wage rally on Wednesday outside the U.S. Capitol, where Democratic candidate for president Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) introduced a dead-on-arrival bill to raise the...
2015/07/22 17:46
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Summer’s stifling heat and humidity comes every year. And, judging from the almost-hysterical media reports that accompany the heat, it seems like a surprise every year. But even recent transplants...
2015/08/03 00:19
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