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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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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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