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Ceremony Marks Anniversary Of Navy Yard Shooting

Top Navy officials and family members are among more than 2,000 people remembering the Washington Navy Yard shootings a year after 12 people were killed.

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Statehood Hearing For DC Unlikely To Spur Change

Congress is dusting off the notion of statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in 21 years, but that doesn’t mean residents of the nation’s capital are any closer to gaining representation on Capitol Hill.

09/15/2014

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DC Statehood To Get Hearing On Capitol Hill

The long-dormant debate over statehood for the District of Columbia is about to be revived on Capitol Hill.

09/08/2014

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$5B Committed For Baltimore-D.C. High-Speed Train

A group that wants to put in a new high speed train between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. says they’ve already lined up $5 Billion to do it.

09/04/2014

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D.C. Mayoral Candidates Must Overcome Voter Apathy

On Nov. 4, District of Columbia residents will elect the seventh mayor in the city’s history — at least, a few of them will.

08/30/2014

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D.C. Police Chief Likes Her Military Equipment

The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.

08/27/2014

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President Obama On Statehood For DC: ‘I’m For It’

President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital.

07/21/2014

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Maryland Remembers Derecho Disaster

It’s been two years since the derecho–a powerful storm that struck Maryland, leaving behind widespread damage.

06/30/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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D.C. Police Watchdog: Officers Should Wear Cameras

The District of Columbia’s police accountability agency agrees with Chief Cathy Lanier’s proposal that officers wear cameras while on duty to record their interactions with citizens.

05/09/2014

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Nationals Manager Involved In Hit-And-Run Live On The Radio

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams was involved in a hit-and-run accident, as part of an apparent high-speed chase while doing a phone interview live on the radio with the Sports Junkies in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

05/07/2014

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Councilmember: ‘Scandal’ Wants To Shoot In D.C.

A D.C. councilmember says he’s in touch with a producer for the TV drama “Scandal” who’d like to bring the show to the city to shoot scenes in August.

05/06/2014

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