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Federal Workers Back To Work After 16-Day Shutdown

By the thousands, furloughed federal workers began returning to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

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D.C. Court Sees Increase In Marriage Applications

The D.C. Superior Court says it is adding a second marriage ceremony room and boosting marriage bureau staffing to accommodate an increase in applications believed to be the result of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling.

09/13/2013

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14 Charged With Unemployment Benefits Fraud In D.C.

Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.

09/05/2013

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50 Years Later: Dr. King’s Dream Is Alive And Well In Washington, D.C.

Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. It’s one of the most pivotal in this nation’s history.

08/28/2013

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Panda-monium: Caretakers At National Zoo Await Evaluation Of Newborn Cub

The new addition at the National Zoo is getting a lot of attention. A team of panda caretakers hope to get a first look at the panda cub born Friday evening.

08/24/2013

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Suspect Arrested Following Wild Chase Through Md. & Parts Of D.C.

High speed chase. A man leads police from Baltimore County all the way to Washington, D.C. and back into Maryland.

08/16/2013

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Growing Trend: More Thieves Snatching Cell Phones Right Out Of Victims’ Hands

A brazen cell phone theft–caught on camera. It’s a crime that’s becoming too common across the nation and here in Baltimore.

08/16/2013

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Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Removed From MLK Concert

A gospel singer who says God delivered him from being gay was removed from a concert lineup at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial after a request from Washington’s mayor.

08/11/2013

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Smithsonian Displays Rare ‘Souvenirs’ Of History

The old American tradition of keeping souvenirs as historical mementos is the focus of a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution.

08/11/2013

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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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