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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

Michael Kingsburg

Missing Autistic Boy Found Dead In Abandoned Car In D.C.

The search for a missing autistic boy in Washington, D.C. comes to a tragic end.

07/09/2013

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D.C. Fire Chief Called To Step Down Amid Medical Response Concerns

A D.C. councilmember is calling on Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe to step down amid questions about the department’s ability to handle medical calls.

07/02/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Baltimore Area

This summer, treat your family to a few day trips that will have you spending less money and more quality time.

06/29/2013

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Man Who Killed Co-Worker, Dumped Body Convicted

A man who authorities say fatally shot a co-worker, put his body in a cardboard box and accidentally taped his work ID to the box has been convicted of murder.

06/28/2013

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Report: Park Police Have Lost Track Of Weapons

The U.S. Park Police, the law enforcement agency responsible for safeguarding the National Mall and critical American landmarks, has lost track of a large supply of handguns, rifles and shotguns, according to a harshly critical report issued Thursday.

06/27/2013

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Congress May Consider Banning D.C. Traffic Cameras

A Republican congressman from Michigan may propose a ban on speed and red-light enforcement cameras in the District of Columbia.

06/27/2013

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Red Panda Escapes From National Zoo, Tracked Via Twitter In D.C. Neighborhood

Zoo leaders still don’t know exactly how Rusty, a red panda, escaped the National Zoo in Washington DC this week.

06/25/2013

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Metro Weekend Work To Affect All 5 Lines

Metro says it won’t be closing any stations this weekend, but all five lines will be affected by work.

06/25/2013

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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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