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Timeline Slips For Deal To Build D.C. Soccer Stadium

An ambitious plan to build a new $300 million soccer stadium for D.C. United has already fallen behind schedule.

12/01/2013

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Medical Marijuana Off To Slow Start In D.C.

Advocates for medical marijuana in the District of Columbia say the city’s strict rules are having a chilling effect on the use of the drug.

10/23/2013

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Thousands Push Through Barriers In D.C. To WWII Memorial

A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

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D.C. Lottery To Stop Paying Players Due To Shutdown

The D.C. Lottery’s slogan is “Lots of people win.” But until the federal shutdown is over, nobody wins.

10/11/2013

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Study Found D.C. Area Water Taxis Could Be Viable

A study has found that with the D.C. region’s growing population and growth in jobs along the water, commuter water taxis across the region’s rivers could be economically viable.

10/10/2013

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Furloughed Workers Seeking Unemployment Pay In D.C.

Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.

10/02/2013

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Restaurants Find Staff Shortage In D.C. Food Scene

The influx of new restaurants in Washington in recent years is creating a shortage of workers in the city’s food service industry.

09/29/2013

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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

A woman (R) takes pictures of cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin on March 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. Americans celebrating the beauty of Washington's landmark pink cherry blossoms this spring have at heart the tragedies jolting Japan, which gave the trees to the United States. More than 27,000 people are dead or missing, and two weeks after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami crippled the aging nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, rescue work is still under way to avoid a major nuclear disaster. As many as one million people are expected to stream through the Mall esplanade area during the Cherry Blossom Festival from March 26 through April 10. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Pushed Back In D.C.

The National Park Service is updating its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees, now saying the peak bloom will come in early April.

03/19/2013

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D.C. Police Seeking Leads In Drive-By Shooting

District of Columbia police hope the release of surveillance video will yield tips in a drive-by shooting that injured 13 people.

03/12/2013

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Train Service Reopened Between D.C. & Baltimore

Amtrak and commuter train service between Washington and Baltimore have been reopened after being suspended earlier Friday because of sagging overhead power lines.

01/25/2013

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D.C. Cabs Ordered To Take Credit Cards By March 30

All taxicabs in the District of Columbia will be required to accept credit cards by March 30.

01/18/2013

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