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Man Wrongly Convicted In 1982 Killing Sues D.C. For $30M

A man who spent 26 years in prison after being wrongly convicted in a 1982 killing has filed a $30 million lawsuit against the District of Columbia, nearly a year after he was exonerated in the crime.

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Carper Reintroduces Bill To Make D.C. Nation’s 51st State

Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has reintroduced a bill that would transform the District of Columbia into the nation’s 51st state.

06/25/2015

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50 Girl Scouts Get Ultimate Campout Invite — To White House

Fifty Girl Scouts will get to pitch tents at the ultimate campground next week — on the south lawn of the White House.

06/24/2015

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Best Day Trips From Baltimore

Beat the heat of the sweltering city of Baltimore for a day and venture out to one of Baltimore’s most popular day trip destinations. From Washington DC to Sandy Point in Annapolis, there’s so much to do for fun with family and friends.

06/20/2015

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Agenda Set For Fact-Finding Hearing On Metro Smoke

The National Transportation Safety Board has set its final agenda for a two-day hearing on a deadly electrical malfunction on the Metro in Washington where a train inside a tunnel filled with smoke.

06/19/2015

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New Attorney Approved For Man Charged In D.C. Mansion Slayings

A District of Columbia judge approved a new attorney Tuesday for a man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion.

06/16/2015

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Man Charged In D.C. Mansion Slayings Has New Attorney

A man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion has a new attorney.

06/15/2015

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After Son’s Death, Biden Balances Grief With Public Duties

Vice President Joe Biden is facing the daunting decision of how and when to re-enter public life after burying his 46-year-old son, Beau Biden, whose death has put a somber pause on the vice president’s usually frenetic schedule.

06/10/2015

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Biden Returning To Washington, But Just For The Day

Vice President Joe Biden is returning to Washington following the death of his son — but only for the day.

06/09/2015

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D.C. Mayor Avoids Saying ‘Redskins,’ Wants To Speak To Owner

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is once again referring to the Washington Redskins without mentioning the team’s full name. But she still wants to talk to the team and owner Dan Snyder about a new stadium in the nation’s capital.

06/09/2015

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Lawsuit: Fall Victim’s Body Sat In Subway Station For 4 Days

Relatives of an attorney who died after a fall at a downtown Washington subway station say his body remained on the platform for four days before it was discovered.

06/09/2015

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Immediate Fix Recommended For D.C. Subway Components

Federal officials are recommending that Washington’s subway system immediately repair components that are designed to protect the electrified third rail from water and other contaminants.

06/08/2015

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