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D.C. Mayor Vetoes Wage Bill Affecting Walmart

Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed a bill Thursday that would force Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour, calling it a “job killer” that would not advance the goal of a living wage for District of Columbia workers.

09/12/2013

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D.C. National Guard Museum To Open

There’s a new museum in Washington: a gallery commemorating the history of the District of Columbia National Guard.

09/11/2013

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Officers Who Died On 9/11 To Be Honored In D.C.

Law enforcement officers who died during the Sept. 11 terror attacks are being honored in Washington.

09/11/2013

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D.C.’s Bid For The 2024 Summer Olympics Is Good News For Baltimore

The nation’s capitol is making a push for the 2024 summer Olympic Games, and that’s good news for Baltimore.

08/27/2013

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Wanted Man Leads Police On 50-Mile Chase Through Maryland & D.C.

The pursuit of a Baltimore man allegedly wanted on felony warrants takes police on a high-speed chase more than 50 miles. The pursuit went all the way to D.C. and back into Maryland.

08/17/2013

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Lawmakers Restart Push For New Latino Museum In D.C.

A national Latino American history museum would be created in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall under legislation lawmakers have reintroduced, and an advocacy group on Wednesday urged Congress to pass the bill this year.

07/31/2013

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Woman Arrested In National Cathedral Vandalism Appears To Be Linked To Others

A 58-year-old woman was charged with at least one case of green paint vandalism in Washington DC, where paint has been splashed on the Lincoln Memorial and at the National Cathedral.

07/30/2013

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Woman Arrested In National Cathedral Vandalism

Landmarks vandalized! Paint was splattered on tourist attractions across the nation’s capital. Now one woman is under arrest, caught inside the National Cathedral.

07/29/2013

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Workers Clean Green Paint Off Lincoln Memorial

Workers continued cleaning residue from green paint that was splattered on the Lincoln Memorial in an apparent case of vandalism, and a union representing officers who guard the National Mall said it shows they need more resources.

07/28/2013

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Lincoln Memorial Reopens After Vandals Splatter Paint On Statue

The Lincoln Memorial reopens after vandals splatter paint on the statue.

07/27/2013

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Vandalized: Green Paint Splattered On The Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is a national treasure. But the park service says vandals tried to turn the iconic statue into trash.

07/26/2013

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It Smells Of Rotten Flesh: Massive Corpse Flower Draws Large Crowds

It’s the planet’s biggest, worst smelling flower. With a scent like rotting flesh, the corpse flower rarely blooms.

07/23/2013

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