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Halfway House For Woman Charged In D.C. Vandalism

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral has been ordered released to a halfway house.

08/02/2013

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D.C. Opens First Marijuana Dispensaries; Md. Patients Still Risk Arrest

While cancer patients in Maryland continue to risk arrest for buying marijuana, neighboring Washington D.C. opens its first marijuana dispensaries.

08/01/2013

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Baby Boy Born On D.C. Metro Subway Platform; Gets $100 In Fare

A woman who gave birth to a baby boy on a Metro platform in downtown Washington is getting a baby gift she probably didn’t expect — $100 in subway or bus fare.

08/01/2013

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Man Charged In Fatal Beating Of D.C. Firefighter

Metropolitan Police have charged a man with second-degree murder in the beating death of an off-duty D.C. firefighter two years ago.

08/01/2013

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D.C. United, City Agree On $300M Soccer-Only Stadium

DC United and city officials signed an agreement Thursday that would keep the Major League Soccer franchise in the District of Columbia with a new, $300 million soccer-only stadium.

07/25/2013

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Lawmakers Introduce New Plan To Protect Cruise Line Passengers

Preventing cruise nightmares. Lawmakers in Washington grill cruise line executives about their ships stranding passengers.

07/24/2013

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Giant ‘Corpse Flower’ Blooms Next To U.S. Capitol

The long wait is finally over for visitors who have been yearning for a whiff of a giant flower that smells oddly like rotting flesh.

07/21/2013

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Foul-Smelling Corpse Flower To Bloom In D.C.

A giant rainforest plant known as a corpse flower for its terrible smell is set to bloom at the U.S. Botanic Garden next to the Capitol.

07/14/2013

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Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 1 Critically Injured In D.C.

A series of five shootings have left two men dead and at least one critically injured in Washington.

07/14/2013

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Man Dies After Double Shooting In Southeast D.C.

D.C. police say one of the victims of a double shooting in Southeast Washington has died.

07/13/2013

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Rusty The Red Panda Settles In After Brazen Escape From National Zoo In D.C.

Rusty the red panda is back in his home after his daring escape a few weeks ago. And he’s already attracting quite a crowd at the National Zoo in Washington D.C.

07/10/2013

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Moody’s Eyes Howard U Credit Rating Amid Troubles

Moody’s Investors Service is reviewing Howard University for a possible downgrade of its credit rating as the historically black college faces financial challenges.

07/10/2013

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