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West Jordan To Leave Mark On U.S. Capitol Dome

More than a century ago, Robert Baird’s great-great grandfather befriended Mormon prophet Joseph Smith and led his family across the plains with other Mormon pioneers.

03/31/2015

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Women’s Voices Theater Festival To Include 50+ Theaters

More than 50 theaters in the Washington area are joining a two-month festival to present new plays by women playwrights.

03/31/2015

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Unwanted Visitors On The National Mall

Washington D.C. may be a tourist mecca, but there’s one visitor the city would like to see go home.

03/27/2015

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Ex-Corrections Officer At D.C. Jail Sentenced For Bribery

A former corrections officer has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison for taking bribes to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail.

03/26/2015

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Ex-Corrections Officer Sentenced In Contraband Plot

A former corrections officer has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.

03/17/2015

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U.S. Attorney For D.C. To Step Down After 5 Years

The U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia will step down after five years on the job to return to private practice, he announced Monday, leaving behind a record of prosecutions for terrorism, public corruption and violent crime.

03/16/2015

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Serious Questions About Secret Service Following Latest Incident

Two high-ranking agents are accused of crashing a government vehicle right into an investigation scene after leaving a party.

03/12/2015

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D.C. Council Approves Bill To Outlaw Private Pot Clubs

The D.C. Council has approved a bill that would ban marijuana smoking in private clubs.

03/03/2015

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Md. Paying Close Attention To D.C. Pot Legalization

DC is just hours away from legalizing marijuana but Maryland is still at the center of a heated debate over the drug.

02/25/2015

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D.C. Fire Chief: All Firefighters To Get Metro Training

Washington’s fire chief says all the city’s firefighters will be trained on how to respond to emergencies on the subway system.

02/25/2015

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Smoke Reported On Metro At Woodley Park Station In D.C.

Metro says a disabled train has been taken out of service at the Woodley Park station where there were reports of smoke in the station.

02/21/2015

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D.C. Area Readying For Chinese New Year

The Washington region is getting ready to celebrate Chinese New Year.

02/18/2015

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