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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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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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