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“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

Study: D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms Could Shift To Winter

Washington’s cherry blossoms are busting out early this year, with buds popping so fast that a government work crew this week watched them unfurl on one tree in a single day.

03/15/2012

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Officials In Talks To Lure Redskins Back To D.C.

District of Columbia officials are in talks to lure the Washington Redskins back to the city by hosting a team headquarters and training facility near the team’s former RFK Stadium.

03/02/2012

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Washington Post Launches Another Round Of Buyouts

The Washington Post is launching another round of buyouts — its fifth in the last decade — in its shrinking newsroom.

02/08/2012

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Poll: 50 Percent Support Same-Sex Marriage In Md.

A poll by The Washington Post has found that half of Maryland residents now support legalizing same-sex marriage.

01/31/2012

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Proposed Metro Budget Calls For 1,000 New Hires

A new budget proposal that would raise Metro fares also calls for the hiring of more than 1,000 employees.

01/11/2012

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Washington Post Executive Christopher Ma Dies

Christopher Ma, a new-media pioneer who pushed The Washington Post Co. to launch the free daily Express tabloid, has died. He was 61.

11/25/2011

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Competing Bidders For Slots Site Made Contact

One of the bidders for a western Maryland slot-machine license says another bidder contacted him about making a deal to eliminate their competition.

11/17/2011

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Washington Post To Close Some Bureaus In Md., Va.

The Washington Post may close six of its regional bureaus in Maryland and Virginia as office leases expire next year but will maintain bureaus in the state capitals.

09/01/2011

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Are Americans Losing Their Edge In World Sports? British Open Update

Are we losing to the world?

105.7 The Fan–07/18/2011

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D.C. Police ID Man Shot, Killed Near Parade Route

Police have identified a man who was shot and killed near the Howard University campus in Northwest Washington.

06/26/2011

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Ex-D.C. Journalist Says He’s An Illegal Immigrant

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who covered the Virginia Tech massacre for The Washington Post went public Wednesday with a secret he has been keeping for nearly two decades: He is an illegal immigrant.

06/23/2011

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Prosecutor: Man Charged In Md. Murders Was Robber

A federal prosecutor says a man charged in a double murder in Prince George’s County was also a serial robber.

06/22/2011

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