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Robbers Dubbed ‘Black Hat Bandits’ Confess To 9 Bank Robberies

After several months of searching for suspects involved in nine bank robberies in the Washington metro area, a man has confessed

04/15/2015

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B&O Railroad Museum Tributes Lincoln’s Life

A hundred and fifty years ago today, Abraham Lincoln was shot. Now the state has compiled some of the dozens of sites relating to that day and those times in a self-guided tour.

04/14/2015

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Cherry Blossom Festival Wraps Up

You couldn’t have asked for a more picture-perfect day to cap off this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival. The buds and the Capitol were in full bloom.

04/13/2015

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DC Cherry Blossoms To Hit Peak Bloom For Parade, Festival Crowd

Washington’s famous cherry blossoms are set to hit peak bloom this weekend as the National Cherry Blossom Festival draws big crowds for its annual parade and Japanese street festival.

04/09/2015

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Widespread Outages A Sign Of Bigger Problems To Come?

A massive power outage blacked out thousands in D.C. and Maryland and officials say the issue started with transmission equipment dozens of miles away.

04/08/2015

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Tickets Going On Sale For Capitals’ Postseason Games

Capitals fans can start buying playoff tickets for the team’s first three home games.

04/07/2015

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DC Officer From Md. Honored For Bravery At Navy Yard

A District of Columbia police officer from Ellicott City is getting a congressional medal for killing the Washington Navy Yard shooter in 2013.

04/01/2015

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaves Prison, Reports To Baltimore Halfway House

Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. arrived at a Baltimore facility late Thursday night from federal prison. Now he says he wants a second chance from his constituents.

03/26/2015

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Man Screams ‘Jihad’ On Dulles Flight, Held Down By Passengers

A United Airlines jet forced to return to Dulles International Airport after passengers jumped into action to deal with a disturbance on board.

03/17/2015

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MARC To Increase Service Between Washington, Baltimore

In an effort to improve transportation between the DC and Baltimore areas, the MARC train is expanding routes.

03/09/2015

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Pot Fight Between D.C. Mayor, Congress Could Cost The City

The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.

02/27/2015

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Despite Threats From Congress, D.C. Legalizes Pot

The District of Columbia has defied threats from Congress and moved forward with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative.

02/26/2015

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