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New Music Composition To Be Performed At Jefferson Memorial

A new music composition is making its Washington premiere with performances at two parks and the Jefferson Memorial.

05/13/2015

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Amtrak Train That Derailed, Killing At Least 6, Stopped In Baltimore

An Amtrak train headed to New York City crashed and derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, and several people appeared to be injured.

05/12/2015

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D.C. Police Chief: Body Camera Videos Can’t Be Redacted Easily

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says the technology doesn’t exist to efficiently redact videos from police body cameras for release to the public.

05/07/2015

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D.C. Firefighter Dies In The Line Of Duty

D.C. firefighter Lieutenant Kevin McRae has died after fighting a large apartment fire.

05/06/2015

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Court Documents Reveal New Details About ‘Black Hat Bandits’

They terrorized bank employees and customers throughout Maryland, D.C. and Virginia. Now, we’re learning new details about the men the FBI dubbed the “Black Hat Bandits.”

04/20/2015

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Gyrocopter Landing Exposes Major Weaknesses In National Security

Many in Washington, D.C. are scrambling to figure out how they can improve security after a small gyrocopter lands on the West Lawn of the Capitol without ever being detected.

04/17/2015

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Tourists In D.C. Waiting For Cherry Blossoms To Bloom

While the trees aren’t in full bloom just yet, many people say Monday was still a great day to be there.

04/06/2015

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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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