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D.C. Mayoral Candidates Must Overcome Voter Apathy

On Nov. 4, District of Columbia residents will elect the seventh mayor in the city’s history — at least, a few of them will.

08/30/2014

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145 Arrested At Protest Against U.S. Deportations

U.S. Park Police say 145 people were arrested during a protest against U.S. deportations of migrants in the country illegally in a rally outside the White House.

08/28/2014

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Bison Return To Collection At National Zoo In D.C.

American bison have returned to the National Zoo in Washington after inspiring the park’s creation in the 1880s.

08/28/2014

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D.C. Drug Dealer Who Escaped Md. Jail Gets 20 Years

A Washington drug dealer who escaped from a western Maryland jail has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for the escape and other crimes.

08/27/2014

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D.C. Police Chief Likes Her Military Equipment

The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.

08/27/2014

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Purple Line Suit Seeks To Protect Rare Creatures

A trail group in Bethesda, Maryland, is suing the U.S. Transportation Department, alleging a planned light-rail route through some Washington suburbs would harm two rare, shrimplike creatures.

08/27/2014

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Metro Announces Labor Day Weekend Track Work

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Labor Day.

08/26/2014

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Man Dies After His Car Plunges Into The Potomac River

A car is pulled out of the Potomac Sunday with a victim inside. It happened Sunday after a car traveling on the George Washington Memorial parkway left the road and plunged into the river.

08/25/2014

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Flacco’s TD Pass Helps Ravens Beat Redskins 23-17

Joe Flacco’s final throw was a touchdown pass, providing a positive ending to an uneven performance by the Baltimore Ravens’ first-team offense.

08/23/2014

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National Zoo Celebrating Panda’s 1st Birthday

The National Zoo in Washington is throwing a panda party.

08/23/2014

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Washington Post Strikes ‘Redskins’ From Editorials

The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington’s football team the “Redskins” on its editorial page.

08/22/2014

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Metro: Weekend Work For Orange And Red Lines

Metro says riders on the red and orange lines will wait longer for trains this weekend.

08/19/2014

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