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Md. Preps Underway For Pope’s Visit To The Nation’s Capital

The countdown is on for the pope’s visit to the nation’s capital. People are hard at work getting things ready. A lot of construction is being done in Maryland.

08/17/2015

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Tourism Officials Say D.C. Had A Record Year In 2014

Washington drew a record 20.2 million visitors last year, with increases in international and domestic visitors, tourism officials announced Monday.

08/17/2015

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 13:  Singer/songwriter Steven Tyler performs onstage during "American Idol" XIV Grand Finale at Dolby Theatre on May 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow To Sing At D.C. Rally On Addiction

Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh from the Eagles will perform in a concert being planned for the National Mall in October to draw attention to the problem of addiction.

08/17/2015

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Metro Board Calls Failure To Fix Bad Track ‘Unacceptable’

Metro’s board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents “a breakdown of the organization’s chain of command” and “an unforgivable breach of safety.”

08/13/2015

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D.C. Congressional Delegate To Address Women Pot Entrepreneurs

The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress will address a gathering of women who work in the marijuana industry.

08/06/2015

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1 Man Charged After Report Of Shooting On National Mall

U.S. Park Police say a man has been charged after a gun was fired inside a car on the National Mall.

08/05/2015

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Man Arrested After Report Of Shooting On National Mall

Someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall after witnesses reported a fight inside the vehicle Tuesday afternoon, but there was no indication anyone was injured, police said.

08/04/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Riders Livid After Power Problems Again Cause Amtrak Delays

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Power problems caused delays for Amtrak trains running between Washington, D.C. and Boston and for commuter lines into New York City on Friday, leaving thousands of riders livid and transit officials […]

07/25/2015

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Witnesses To Fatal Stabbing On D.C. Metro Watched It Unfold

Kevin Sutherland died in the first-ever homicide aboard a Metro train in the subway system’s nearly 40-year history, stabbed to death after resisting a robbery attempt. The attack stunned passengers who watched it unfold.

07/10/2015

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Barry Manilow To Headline ‘Capitol Fourth’ Concert In D.C.

Barry Manilow, country group Alabama and KC and the Sunshine Band will perform for the annual “Capitol Fourth” concert on the National Mall with the National Symphony Orchestra.

07/04/2015

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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.

06/30/2015

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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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