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The Washington Times
D.C. law requiring ‘good reason’ to carry handgun rejected by appeals courtheard arguments in two cases challenging the constitutionality of the city’s co
The Washington Times / Posted 5 hours ago
heard arguments in two cases challenging the constitutionality of the city’s concealed carry permit laws in September. The D.C. Council had enacted the regulations after a federal court in 2014 overturned the city’s ban on the carrying of firearms... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Hundreds Remember Jim Vance, Patriarch of DC Newsdidn't just report the news but conveyed a sense of what's right and wrong, or
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
didn't just report the news but conveyed a sense of what's right and wrong, or forgivable in recognition of human frailty," D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said. "I knew him, in the same way everyone else did, as a TV newscaster," Mendelson... Read more
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NBC Washington
Hundreds Remember Jim Vance, Patriarch of DC Newsdidn't just report the news but conveyed a sense of what's right and wrong, or
NBC Washington / Posted 2 days ago
didn't just report the news but conveyed a sense of what's right and wrong, or forgivable in recognition of human frailty," D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said. "I knew him, in the same way everyone else did, as a TV newscaster," Mendelson... Read more
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Philly.com
Jim Vance, Ardmore native and Washington's longest-serving local news anchor, is dead at 75buildings in D.C. and took almost 150 people as hostages. Two people were kille
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
buildings in D.C. and took almost 150 people as hostages. Two people were killed, and others - including Barry, then a D.C. Council member - were shot and wounded. Vance won a local Emmy for his coverage and was named Washingtonian of the Year... Read more
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The Washington Times
Physician-assisted suicide law implemented in D.C.suicide.” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Death With Dignity Act into law
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
suicide.” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Death With Dignity Act into law in December, one month after it passed the D.C. Council in an 11-to-2 vote. The District became the sixth jurisdiction to enact such a law, joining: California,... Read more
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NBC Washington
Death With Dignity Act In Effect In DC; Congress May Repealannounced the rules and regulations to implement a 2016 ordinance. The Death w
NBC Washington / Posted 7 days ago
announced the rules and regulations to implement a 2016 ordinance. The Death with Dignity Act of 2016, passed by the D.C. Council in November 2016, was introduced by Councilmember Mary Cheh and supported by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Assisted suicide is legal and available in D.C. - for nowSenate, and by President Donald Trump, before it can take effect. The assisted
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Senate, and by President Donald Trump, before it can take effect. The assisted-suicide law, passed 11-2 last year by the D.C. Council after more than year of debate, is the latest local measure targeted by federal lawmakers, who have previously... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
D.C. radio station now airing Sputnikis funded by Russia than that it's not run by a corporation. Eugene Puryear un
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
is funded by Russia than that it's not run by a corporation. Eugene Puryear unsuccessfully ran for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council in 2014 as a member of the Statehood Green Party. He hosts By Any Means Necessary, a show he said spotlights the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Will the Redskins and Richmond Raceway have something in common? Governor McAuliffe hopes soto the Commonwealth of Virginia.” While the Redskins won a recent legal battle
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
to the Commonwealth of Virginia.” While the Redskins won a recent legal battle for the trademark rights to their name, D.C. Council member David Grosso and Maryland Delegate David Moon have both publicly said they oppose any taxpayer money... Read more
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The Washington Times
Election integrity commission request for voter data spurned by District of ColumbiaA unanimous D.C. Council enacted emergency legislation Tuesday barring Presiden
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
A unanimous D.C. Council enacted emergency legislation Tuesday barring President Trump’s election integrity commission from gaining access to D.C. voters’ records. The District joined a number of states that have rebuffed the fledgling commission’s... Read more
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NBC Washington
D.C. Council Considers Big Changes to Political CampaignsD.C. Council is looking for ways to stop big money and big business from influe
NBC Washington / Posted 14 days ago
D.C. Council is looking for ways to stop big money and big business from influencing future city campaigns. They are considering some of the biggest proposed election rule changes since D.C. home rule began in the 1970s. A half-dozen different... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. legal pot sales go to black businesses under city billThe D.C. Council has given minorities a hand up in the city’s new marijuana bus
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
The D.C. Council has given minorities a hand up in the city’s new marijuana business as D.C. Department of Health statistics show that many local African-Americans are struggling with marijuana abuse. The council has passed emergency legislation... Read more
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NBC Washington
Missing: One Liberty Bell Replica Belonging to DCIt is a mystery of the one-ton bell and where it has been all these years. The
NBC Washington / Posted 21 days ago
It is a mystery of the one-ton bell and where it has been all these years. The D.C. Council is trying to find out where a replica of the famous Liberty Bell has been hiding for about the past 35 years. In 1950, all 48 states and the District got... Read more
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NBC Washington
Take a Seat …With Historyacknowledging his storied life. “I know it might seem modest for such a grand
NBC Washington / Posted 27 days ago
acknowledging his storied life. “I know it might seem modest for such a grand life, such a giant of a man,” said Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh. “But he would be delighted to know that this bench was here.” Joyce and Dorie Ladner, two... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallplaced them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,
NBC Connecticut / Posted a month ago
placed them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,” Rose said on Friday. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen, who chairs the public safety committee, wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallplaced them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,
NBC Philadelphia / Posted a month ago
placed them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,” Rose said on Friday. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen, who chairs the public safety committee, wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean... Read more
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NBC New York
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallplaced them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,
NBC New York / Posted a month ago
placed them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,” Rose said on Friday. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen, who chairs the public safety committee, wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallplaced them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,
NBC Los Angeles / Posted a month ago
placed them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,” Rose said on Friday. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen, who chairs the public safety committee, wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallplaced them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,
NBC Chicago / Posted a month ago
placed them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,” Rose said on Friday. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen, who chairs the public safety committee, wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallplaced them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,
NBC Bay Area / Posted a month ago
placed them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,” Rose said on Friday. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen, who chairs the public safety committee, wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean... Read more
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NBC Miami
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallplaced them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,
NBC Miami / Posted a month ago
placed them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,” Rose said on Friday. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen, who chairs the public safety committee, wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallplaced them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted a month ago
placed them in handcuffs for the safety of the officers and of the individuals,” Rose said on Friday. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen, who chairs the public safety committee, wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Teens handcuffed for selling water on National Mallsays in a statement that the teens were warned about vending without a permit a
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted a month ago
says in a statement that the teens were warned about vending without a permit and released without charges. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean on Friday asking him to explain the... Read more
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NBC Washington
Teens Detained for Selling Water on the National Mallabout the incident surfaced online after a witness posted photos to Twitter of
NBC Washington / Posted a month ago
about the incident surfaced online after a witness posted photos to Twitter of three black teens being handcuffed. D.C. Council Member Charles Allen sent a formal letter to Park Police asking for the agency to explain why the teens were... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Teens handcuffed for selling water on National Mallsays in a statement that the teens were warned about vending without a permit a
MyMotherLode.com / Posted a month ago
says in a statement that the teens were warned about vending without a permit and released without charges. Democratic D.C. Council member Charles Allen wrote a letter to Park Police Chief Robert MacLean on Friday asking him to explain the... Read more
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NBC Washington
Late DC Council Member Jim Graham to Be Honored at City HallWashington's mayor and other city officials will pay tribute to the late former
NBC Washington / Posted 1 months ago
Washington's mayor and other city officials will pay tribute to the late former D.C. Council member Jim Graham. Graham died June 11 at age 71. A Democrat, he served on the council from 1999 to 2015 and was one of two openly gay members in the... Read more

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