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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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D.C. Council Rebukes Wal-Mart Over Wages

The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.

07/10/2013

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Vietnam Memorial Seeks Pictures Of D.C. Veterans

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is collecting photographs of veterans named on the memorial wall, but organizers say they are coming up short on pictures of District of Columbia veterans.

07/06/2013

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Baltimore Is Center Stage As Delta Sigma Theta Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Delta Sigma Theta is the world’s largest black women’s organization. And Baltimore was center stage in the celebration of its 100th anniversary.

07/05/2013

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D.C. Council Poised To Reject Ambulance Redeployment

The D.C. Council appears poised to reject a proposal by the city’s fire department to deploy more ambulances during the daytime and reduce the number on duty during the overnight hours.

06/27/2013

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Missing Red Panda From National Zoo Found In D.C.

Escape from the zoo. A rare red panda goes missing from the National Zoo in Washington D.C., and leads zookeepers on a chase through nearby neighborhoods.

06/24/2013

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Plane Veers Off Runway At Reagan National Airport

A plane at Reagan National Airport in D.C. runs off the runway. The Delta flight apparently veered into the mud while preparing for takeoff.

06/24/2013

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Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

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Guity Plea & More Charges In D.C. Campaign Probe

A Maryland businessman admitted in federal court Thursday that he was reimbursed for $160,000 in campaign contributions by his boss, who’s at the center of a wide-ranging investigation of political corruption in the District of Columbia.

06/20/2013

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D.C. Police Search For Man In Stabbing Attacks

Police Chief Cathy Lanier says police are investigating whether the same man is responsible for three and maybe four late-night stabbing attacks on women.

06/19/2013

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Gehry Refines Design For Eisenhower Memorial In D.C.

A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry’s design for a park near the National Mall, allowing the project to move forward over the objections of Eisenhower’s family.

06/19/2013

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