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National Parks In D.C. Area Called $929 Million Boon

The National Park Service says visitors to parks in and around the nation’s capital spent nearly $929 million in surrounding communities in 2012.

03/04/2014

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Group Holds Vigil For 21 Who Died Homeless In D.C.

Homeless advocates are holding an all-night vigil for homeless people who have died this year in Washington.

12/19/2013

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Hearing Postponed In D.C. Officer In Prostitution Case

A preliminary hearing has been postponed for a District of Columbia police officer charged with running a prostitution ring involving teenage girls.

12/13/2013

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Report Calls For Review Of D.C. Tinted Window Law

A new report says District of Columbia police officers need better training on enforcing the law on tinted vehicle windows.

11/27/2013

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D.C. National Guard Museum To Open

There’s a new museum in Washington: a gallery commemorating the history of the District of Columbia National Guard.

09/11/2013

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Woman Charged In D.C. With Kidnapping Of Infant

District of Columbia police say a woman has been charged with kidnapping after failing for days to return an 8-month-old child to her mother.

09/10/2013

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D.C. Residents Can Apply For Free Visitor Parking

Residents of some District of Columbia neighborhoods will soon be able to apply for free visitor parking passes.

08/12/2013

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Archdiocese Of Washington Welcomes 6 New Priests

The Catholic Church has six new priests who will serve in the Washington area.

06/15/2013

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Get A Bird’s-Eye View From The Top Of The Washington Monument In D.C.

It’s a view of the Washington Monument in D.C. like you’ve never seen before. This week crews topped off the scaffolding needed to fix damage caused by 2011′s earthquake.

05/15/2013

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24 Sites Around D.C. Compete For Preservation Funds

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s home in Arlington, Va., and Clara Barton’s downtown Washington office, where she ran an operation to search for missing Civil War soldiers, are among 24 sites around the nation’s capital competing for $1 million in historic preservation grants.

04/24/2013

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Gray’s Budget Funds Space Simulator For D.C. Schools

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2014 budget proposal includes money to build a space station simulator in the district’s public school system.

04/17/2013

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In Online Giving, D.C. Among Most Generous

A new ranking of the most generous cities in online donations shows Seattle residents give the most money to charity, followed by three cities in the Washington, D.C., region.

04/11/2013

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