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Poll: D.C. Voters Strongly Favor Pot Legalization

A new poll shows that District of Columbia residents favor legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.

09/18/2014

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D.C. Proposes Concealed-Carry Licensing Program

Residents of the nation’s capital will be able to get licenses to carry concealed handguns outside the home, but only after they provide a specific reason for needing one, officials said Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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Maryland Would Play Major Role In Washington 2024 Olympics Bid

A new push to bring the summer Olympics to the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore region is moving forward. The region is one of four U.S. cities being considered by the Olympic Committee.

09/05/2014

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Study Finds Gunfire Occurs Near Many D.C. Schools

A new study shows that large numbers of District of Columbia school students could hear gunfire near their school buildings during the 2011-2012 school year.

09/03/2014

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D.C. Predicts Surge In Homeless Families This Winter

A new report says the District of Columbia should expect another surge in homeless families this winter.

09/03/2014

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2 Plead Guilty To Robbing Armored Truck

Two D.C. men have pleaded guilty to robbing an armored truck and a carjacking in Takoma Park.

08/15/2014

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Former D.C. Mayor’s Son Jailed After Latest Arrest

The only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license.

07/31/2014

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Judge: Students, Staff Can Oppose Corcoran Merger

Nine current students, faculty and staff members can argue against the proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the nation’s oldest museums, and its college with two larger institutions in Washington, a judge ruled Monday.

07/21/2014

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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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