Washington DC

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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

Money

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

Guns

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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Nasty D.C. Commutes Go On Furlough, Too

The government shutdown is taking some of the sting from parts of the D.C. region’s notoriously nasty commute.

10/03/2013

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Tourists Find Sites Barricaded On National Mall

The museums that draw millions of visitors to the National Mall closed their doors Tuesday, memorials were barricaded and trash will go uncollected in the nation’s most-visited national park due to the first government shutdown in 17 years.

10/02/2013

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Woman Accused Of Paint Vandalism Found Incompetent

Doctors say a woman who was arrested in July and accused of splattering green paint at the Washington National Cathedral is incompetent to stand trial.

09/27/2013

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D.C. Officials: 2 of 5 Troubled Bridges Are Fixed

Five bridges in the nation’s capital, including the heavily traveled Frederick Douglass Bridge over the Anacostia River, are categorized by federal highway officials as both “fracture critical” and “structurally deficient,” but District of Columbia officials say they’ve already fixed one and replaced another.

09/15/2013

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