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D.C. Lottery Revenue Up After Recent Sales Slump

Lottery revenue in the District of Columbia is on the rise again after a five-year slump in sales.

02/16/2013

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D.C. Mayor Gives ‘State Of The District’ Address

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray says the city needs to move away from its dependence on the federal government and promote job growth in the technology, health care and hospitality industries.

02/06/2013

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District Of Columbia Has $417M Budget Surplus

The District of Columbia ended fiscal 2012 with a $417 million budget surplus, a windfall that illustrates how the fiscal climate in the nation’s capital differs from much of the nation.

01/29/2013

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51 Nifty United States? New Bill Would Give D.C. Statehood

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

01/24/2013

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Hunger Strike For D.C. Rights Faces Long Odds

One week into their hunger strike for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress, Joe Gray and Kelly Mears have lost 20 pounds each.

12/15/2011

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Office Cleaners In D.C. Area Threaten Strike

About 12,000 office cleaners in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are threatening to strike when their contract expires this week.

10/09/2011

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D.C. Mayor Says City Won’t Tolerate Flash Mobs

Mayor Vincent Gray says the city won’t tolerate flash mob robberies like those seen in recent days in Northeast Washington and Montgomery County.

08/20/2011

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D.C. Officers To Use Web For Info On Georgetown Suspect

Police in the District of Columbia plan to start a website seeking tips and leads about a suspect whose DNA is linked to the 1998 killing of a young scientist in Georgetown and to a series of violent rapes in Montgomery County in the 1990s, investigators say.

07/05/2011

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D.C. Residents Warned Not To Open Fire Hydrants

Forecasters say Memorial Day could mark the start of the region’s first heat wave of the year and District of Columbia authorities are reminding Washington residents not to open fire hydrants.

05/29/2011

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D.C. Gas Station Denies Price-Gouging Accusation

A businessman who owns nearly half of all gas stations in the District of Columbia is defending himself against an anti-trust probe.

05/18/2011

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Issa Supports Giving D.C. More Freedom Over Funds

The chairman of the House committee that oversees the District of Columbia said Thursday that he’s open to giving district leaders more freedom to spend their local tax dollars, a prospect that pleased D.C. officials pushing for years for greater budget autonomy.

05/13/2011

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Issa Supports Giving D.C. More Freedom Over Funds

The chairman of the House committee that oversees the District of Columbia said Thursday that he’s open to giving district leaders more freedom to spend their local tax dollars, a prospect that pleased D.C. officials who have been advocating for years for greater budget autonomy.

05/12/2011

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