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U.S. Patent Office Cancels Redskins Federal Trademarks

A legal blow to the Washington Redskins. The U.S. Patent Office canceled its trademark, calling it disparaging of Native Americans. It’s a move that, if successful, could hit the NFL team where it hurts: its pocketbook.

06/18/2014

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O’Malley Declares Emergency For Western Md. Flooding

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has declared a state of emergency in Allegany and Washington counties due to severe flooding from recent rains.

06/13/2014

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Bergdahl’s Release Has Politicians Divided On Capitol Hill

The wait is over. After five years, Bowe Bergdahl–an American soldier held in captivity by the Taliban–is returning home to the United States. But his welcome home comes with mixed feelings.

06/12/2014

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Anti-Redskins Ad Airing During NBA Finals

Controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins team name continues. The team and the NFL are still refusing to change the name.

06/11/2014

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D.C. Mayoral Nominee Pledges To Retain Chancellor

District of Columbia Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Kaya Henderson as chancellor of the District’s public schools.

06/11/2014

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Hundreds Oppose Anti-Gay Protest At D.C. School

Days after a Washington, D.C. high school principal revealed he’s gay, the Westboro Baptist Church protested in front of the school.

06/09/2014

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Metro’s Summer Arts Series Starting

Annual summer arts performances at Metro stations are starting.

06/09/2014

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2nd ‘Bottle Bomb’ Suspect Now Charged In Va.

A second man has now been charged in Virginia with setting off “bottle bombs” inside crowded movie theaters.

06/09/2014

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Fighter Jets Escort Small Plane Out Of D.C.

Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets escorted a small airplane out of restricted airspace in Washington, an apparently inadvertent intrusion that prompted evacuations at the U.S. Capitol and surrounding buildings.

06/07/2014

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Veterans Observe D-Day At World War II Memorial

The granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower thanked those who carried out the D-Day invasion, telling them during a 70th anniversary commemoration Friday at the nation’s World War II Memorial that “the world would have been a very different place” had their campaign failed.

06/06/2014

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D.C. Principal Publicly Comes Out As Gay At Annual Pride Day Event

The second annual Pride Day celebration at a D.C. high school takes a surprising turn.

06/05/2014

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New App Helps Young Wordsmiths Prepare For National Spelling Bee

Gone are the days of preparing for the National Spelling Bee with flash cards. You guessed it–there’s an app for that now.

05/29/2014

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