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District Of Columbia

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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

Hot Weather, Fire Hydrant, Water

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

CPR, Red Cross

D.C. Firefighter To Spend Week In Jail For CPR Fraud

A former District of Columbia firefighter has been sentenced to seven days in jail for a scam involving CPR training.

04/06/2011

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Bill Requires 4,000 Officers On D.C. Police Force

The District of Columbia police department would be required to maintain 4,000 sworn officers under legislation aimed at addressing concerns about attrition on the force.

04/06/2011

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U.S. House Reinstates D.C. School Voucher Program

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to reinstate school vouchers for District of Columbia students, reviving the only program that uses federal tax dollars to subsidize private-school tuition.

03/31/2011

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