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Fourth Of July Attracts Crowds To National Mall

Thousands of revelers were celebrating the Fourth of July in the nation’s capital under clear skies Friday, despite initial fears that rain from Hurricane Arthur could ruin their fun.

07/04/2014

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Metro Fare Increases Take Effect Sunday

Fares are going up for riders of Washington’s Metro transit system.

06/28/2014

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D.C. Mayoral Nominee Pledges To Retain Chancellor

District of Columbia Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Kaya Henderson as chancellor of the District’s public schools.

06/11/2014

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Fighter Jets Escort Small Plane Out Of D.C.

Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets escorted a small airplane out of restricted airspace in Washington, an apparently inadvertent intrusion that prompted evacuations at the U.S. Capitol and surrounding buildings.

06/07/2014

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D.C. Principal Publicly Comes Out As Gay At Annual Pride Day Event

The second annual Pride Day celebration at a D.C. high school takes a surprising turn.

06/05/2014

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D.C. Plan Would Boost Transit, Discourage Driving

A draft of the District of Columbia’s long-range transportation plan favors mass transit and discourages driving.

06/04/2014

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Fitness Fail? Baltimore Falls On Healthy City List While D.C. Climbs To The Top

We now know which city is the healthiest in the nation. Turns out, it’s right down the road.

05/29/2014

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Baltimore-D.C. Area Bid To Host 2024 Olympics Closer To Reality

Baltimore and Washington, D.C.’s bid to host the Olympics gets a little closer to reality. Two of our closest competitors have dropped their bids to represent the United States in the 2024 Summer Games.

05/28/2014

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Frankie Valli To Headline July 4 Celebration In D.C.

That trademark falsetto behind “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and other hits from 50 years ago will usher in the July 4 celebration on the National Mall this year as Frankie Valli headlines the “Capitol Fourth” show in Washington.

05/19/2014

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Despite Shutdown, D.C. Had Record Visitation In 2013

Even though museums and memorials were shuttered last fall by a government shutdown, 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation’s capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending, tourism officials said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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D.C. Police ID 2 Who Died Of Suspected Hypothermia

The Metropolitan Police Department has identified two people whose bodies were found earlier this week in southeast Washington.

04/19/2014

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Heroin Dealer Gets 30 Years After 3 Customers Die

A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died.

04/19/2014

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