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Carper Reintroduces Bill To Make D.C. Nation’s 51st State

Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has reintroduced a bill that would transform the District of Columbia into the nation’s 51st state.

06/25/2015

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U.S. Attorney For D.C. To Step Down After 5 Years

The U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia will step down after five years on the job to return to private practice, he announced Monday, leaving behind a record of prosecutions for terrorism, public corruption and violent crime.

03/16/2015

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DC Prepares To Deploy Snow Trucks For Sunday Into Monday

The District of Columbia plans to deploy more than 200 snow trucks this weekend for a potential winter storm that could bring snow and rain to the area.

01/31/2015

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D.C. Subway: Fire Changes Led To Difficulty Using Radios

Multiple failures are the latest findings from the National Transportation Safety Board’s probe into the deadly D.C. Metro incident.

01/22/2015

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D.C. Man Gets 17.5 Years In Sex Abuse Of Young Girl

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 17.5 years in prison for taking a 9-year-old girl to his government office in Prince George’s County for sex.

01/15/2015

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Report: DC Drivers Ticketed Erroneously

A new report from the District of Columbia government’s internal watchdog says drivers are too often considered “guilty until proven innocent” when they receive traffic or parking tickets.

09/08/2014

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IRS Reviewing Records From DC Housing Complex

Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable apartment complex in the District of Columbia that’s become a flashpoint in the race for mayor.

08/19/2014

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D.C. Library To Host Free Book Giveaway

Educators and local officials will give away more than 2,000 books to District of Columbia children this weekend.

08/07/2014

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Man Charged With Stabbing Transgender Girl

A man has been charged with stabbing a transgender girl on a Metro train.

07/31/2014

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DC Police Arrest Suspect In Triple Shooting That Killed 2 Md. Men

District of Columbia police say they have arrested a suspect in a triple shooting on North Capitol Street that has left two people dead.

07/14/2014

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D.C. Pot Group Submits Ballot Initiative Signatures

Supporters of a ballot initiative that would let District of Columbia voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of marijuana should be legal in the nation’s capital say they’ve got the signatures required to put the measure on November’s ballot.

07/07/2014

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D.C. Adds 15 New Traffic Cameras Around City

Motorists will have to watch out for 15 new traffic cameras in the District of Columbia.

05/20/2014

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