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Biden Calls For D.C. Voting Rights During Tribute To Frederick Douglass

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday used a tribute to 19th-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass to renew the call for equal voting rights for people who live in the nation’s capital.

06/19/2013

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Concern Over 2002 DC Protest Led To Deal With Navy

The District of Columbia police department arranged to use U.S. Navy satellite communications and video equipment as it prepared for a large 2002 demonstration that resulted in about 400 arrests and multi-million-dollar legal settlements, according to emails, invoices and other documents that shed new light on the collaboration between law enforcement and the military.

06/18/2013

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D.C. Archbishop Celebrates Milestone Wedding Dates

Hundreds of married couples are celebrating their wedding anniversaries this weekend alongside Cardinal Donald Wuerl.

06/16/2013

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Archdiocese Of Washington Welcomes 6 New Priests

The Catholic Church has six new priests who will serve in the Washington area.

06/15/2013

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Md. Man Charged With Making Straw Contributions

A man with ties to the businessman at the center of a wide-ranging investigation into D.C. politics has been charged with making straw political donations and plans to plead guilty to a misdemeanor.

06/13/2013

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Man Reportedly Assaulted Along D.C. Bike Trail

D.C. police say they’re investigating the assault of a man on a popular bike trail.

06/12/2013

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Smithsonian Cancels $15M Hirshhorn Bubble Project

The Smithsonian Institution canceled plans Wednesday to create an inflatable pavilion bubbling out of the circular Hirshhorn Museum on the National Mall after funding fell short for the $15.5 million project.

06/05/2013

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EPA Warehouse Needs Cleanup; Feces, Mold Found

The Environmental Protection Agency has some cleaning up of its own to do.

06/03/2013

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DC Police Seek Suspect In Sexual Assault

D.C. police say they are looking for a suspect in a violent sexual assault that occurred not far from the Anacostia Freeway.

06/02/2013

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Mayor To Award Trophy In Food Truck Competition

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is planning to visit an all-day competition between food trucks from Baltimore and Washington.

06/01/2013

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Thousands Join Suicide Prevention Walk Through D.C.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is leading an overnight walk through the nation’s capital to raise awareness about suicide.

06/01/2013

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Metro Closing 2 Red Line Stations For Weekend Work

Metro says it will close two red line stations for weekend work, and passengers on all lines should prepare for longer wait times.

05/29/2013

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