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Flooding May Force Closure Of D.C. Parks

The National Park Service is warning visitors that some parks in and around Washington may close because of flooding over the weekend.

05/16/2014

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Judge Upholds D.C. Gun Registration Requirements

A federal judge has upheld registration requirements that are part of the gun laws in the nation’s capital, including making people re-register every three years, take a safety class and photographing and fingerprinting gun owners.

05/15/2014

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Takeover Plan For D.C.’s Corcoran Gallery Now Final

One of the nation’s oldest museums, known for its daring contemporary art exhibitions next to the White House and its financial troubles, is being taken over by two larger institutions and will soon close for renovations.

05/15/2014

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Smithsonian To Fly Drones For ‘Future’ Festival

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.

05/14/2014

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Washington Monument To Reopen Almost 3 Years After Earthquake

Nearly three years after an earthquake shook the nation’s capital, the Washington Monument will finally reopen to the public.

05/09/2014

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Congressman Requests Hearing On Redskins Name

A member of Congress is requesting a hearing on the Washington Redskins’ name, calling it “another example of racial insensitivity in sports” in the wake of Donald Sterling’s lifetime ban from the NBA.

05/09/2014

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Despite Shutdown, D.C. Had Record Visitation In 2013

Even though museums and memorials were shuttered last fall by a government shutdown, 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation’s capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending, tourism officials said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Teen Arrested In Shooting Outside National Zoo

D.C. police say they’ve arrested a 14-year-old boy who’s believed to have been the gunman in a shooting outside the National Zoo that injured two young men.

05/03/2014

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Columbia Church Joins Hundreds In D.C. To Mark National Day Of Prayer

Hundreds of churches gather on the steps of Capitol Hill, marking the annual “National Day of Prayer.”

05/01/2014

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Senate Leader: NFL Redskins Should Change Name

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it’s time for the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name, linking the issue to racist comments by a professional basketball team owner.

04/30/2014

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Mother Of Missing D.C. Girl Speaking Out About Her Disappearance

Relisha Rudd’s mother breaks down as hundreds of strangers criticize her action over the two months her daughter’s been missing. The mystery of what happened to the child is still unsolved.

04/25/2014

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D.C. Man Gets 28 Years For Killing Taxi Cab Driver

A Washington man has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for killing a taxicab driver in 2013.

04/25/2014

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