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President Obama Renames Africa Program For Nelson Mandela

A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela.

07/28/2014

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Memorial Honoring Injured Veterans Under Way In D.C.

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.

07/23/2014

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Nations Capital Area No. 1 For Late Mail

A U.S. Postal Service report ranks the nation’s capital No. 1 for late mail delivery.

07/23/2014

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Most Metro Lines To Have Regular Weekend Service

Most Metro lines will have regular weekend service as the silver line opens.

07/23/2014

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One MD Lawmaker Plans to Change D.C. Marijuana Laws

Pat Warren reports, one Maryland lawmaker’s plan to change the decriminalization of marijuana laws in Washington D.C.

07/17/2014

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Bill Would Minimize Pre-K Suspensions In DC

A D.C. council member is sponsoring legislation to prohibit the city’s public schools from suspending or expelling per-kindergarten students except in rare circumstances.

07/14/2014

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Part Of U.S. Capitol Building Closed After Asbestos Accident

An accident involving asbestos work forced a temporary closure of the House side of the Capitol on Thursday and prompted House leaders to delay the day’s session for two hours.

07/10/2014

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High Temperatures To Cause Train Delays In D.C. Area

Some MARC and VRE customers can expect delays this afternoon because of high heat.

07/07/2014

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Police Offer Public Alerts For July 4 In D.C.

Visitors to the National Mall for the Independence Day celebration can sign up for event information and emergency notifications from the National Park Service.

07/04/2014

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Fireworks Still On Despite Storm Threat On National Mall

Despite initial concerns that Arthur could compromise the July 4th fireworks in Washington on Friday, the National Mall and Memorial Parks Service says it won’t cancel the display, barring heavy wind or lightning.

07/03/2014

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Giant Maze Taking Over National Building Museum

The National Building Museum wants visitors to get lost in a new installation in the museum’s Great Hall this summer.

07/03/2014

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Reward Offered For Arrest Of Serial Bank Robber

The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of serial bank robber who is hitting banks in both Prince George’s County and Washington, D.C.

07/03/2014

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