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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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D.C. Schools Face Boom With Influx Of Young Families

The District of Columbia is seeing a boom in its population of children younger than 5, prompting local education experts to question whether the city’s schools can handle the growth.

04/04/2013

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Panda Breeding Season Arrives At D.C.’s National Zoo

The National Zoo says breeding season has arrived for the giant pandas after a cub was born last year but died six days later.

03/27/2013

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Police: Man Fatally Shot In Downtown D.C.

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in downtown D.C. that happened overnight.

03/21/2013

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Metro: Silver Line Track Not Damaged In Tests

Metro officials says new Silver Line tracks don’t appear to have been damaged in an incident during testing that caused major rush hour delays.

02/27/2013

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Metro Closing 4 Stations For Weekend Work

Metro says it’s closing four stations on the orange line for weekend work, and passengers will have to use shuttle buses to travel between those stations.

02/20/2013

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