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Cherry Blossom Parade Draws Thousands In D.C.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and a Japanese street festival are bringing a finale to three weeks of events as the cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.

04/12/2014

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Cherry Blossom, World Bank Events Close D.C. Roads

District of Columbia police are warning of street closures and possible traffic delays this weekend due to the National Cherry Blossom Festival and events at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank complex.

04/12/2014

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Air, Space Artifacts To Get New Display In D.C.

Some of the most iconic artifacts of aviation and space history will be getting an updated display for the 21st century, with the Apollo moon landing as the centerpiece.

04/03/2014

Singer Charlie Wilson won the Lifetime Achievement Award. Wilson performed alongside Snoop Lion, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake. 
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D.C.’s Warner Theatre To Host 2014 BET Honors

Washington’s Warner Theatre is getting ready to host the 2014 BET Honors.

02/07/2014

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Snowy Owl Hit By Bus Taken To National Zoo

A rare snowy owl recently searching for food in the nation’s capital and perching at The Washington Post was apparently hit by a bus and was treated Thursday at the National Zoo.

01/30/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Discovering D.C. A Breeze Aboard Weekend Train

For Beverly Richardson of Severna Park, a weekend visit to the nation’s capital is now hassle-free.

01/11/2014

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D.C. Police: Man Found Dead At Anacostia Park Pavilion

Authorities are investigating the discovery of a dead body at the Anacostia Park Pavilion in the District of Columbia.

12/25/2013

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Smithsonian Acquires 2 Video Games As Art

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has begun collecting video games for its permanent collection as part of an ongoing commitment to study and preserve such games as an artistic medium.

12/19/2013

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D.C. Council Sends Minimum Wage Hike To Mayor

The D.C. Council is scheduled to take a final vote on raising the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by 2016.

12/17/2013

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Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives In Washington, D.C.

The Capitol Christmas Tree is arriving at the U.S. Capitol after making its way from a forest in northeast Washington state.

11/25/2013

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D.C. Again Asks Judge To Uphold Gun Laws

District of Columbia officials are again asking a judge to uphold gun registration requirements put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the city’s decades-old ban on handguns in 2008.

11/05/2013

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