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Congress Says ‘No’ To Eisenhower Memorial Funding

Funding requested to begin building the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial near the National Mall has been eliminated in a spending deal passed by Congress, while lawmakers restored funding for other national arts and cultural programs.

01/17/2014

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Man Convicted Of Murder In Shooting Of Student

A Washington man has been convicted of first-degree felony murder in the shooting of a Howard University student during a robbery in Mount Rainier.

01/17/2014

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Montana T. Rex To Arrive At Smithsonian In April

A Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton bound for the Smithsonian Institution is set to arrive in Washington in April as a new home is built for the specimen on the National Mall, the museum said Friday.

01/17/2014

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Lawmakers In Washington Calling For Investigation Into Target Data Breach

There are calls for a federal investigation in the Target data breach that’s left 110 million customers exposed to potential fraud.

01/15/2014

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Tourism Group Pitches D.C. As Date Night Destination

Tourism officials are preparing to showcase Washington as a destination for romance.

01/15/2014

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D.C. Mayor Launches Re-Election Campaign

Calling his campaign of four years ago an “embarrassment,” District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray nevertheless made a forceful case Saturday that he’s earned the opportunity to serve another term.

01/11/2014

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D.C. Man Convicted Of Fatally Shooting Cab Driver

A D.C. man has pleaded guilty to killing a cab driver during a robbery in Northeast.

01/10/2014

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Ex-Soldier Facing Terrorism Charge To Plead Guilty

A former Army soldier accused of trying to provide support to a terrorist organization in Somalia after he left the military intends to plead guilty in connection with the case, court documents show.

01/09/2014

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Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal In D.C. Assault Case

Singer Chris Brown is expected to return to court for a status hearing in a case in which he’s accused of hitting a man outside a Washington, D.C. hotel.

01/08/2014

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National Symphony Moves To Capitol Hill, H Street

The National Symphony Orchestra is opening a week of 50 free programs on Capitol Hill and in Washington’s H Street Northeast neighborhood.

01/08/2014

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Metro Plans Weekend Work On All 5 Lines

Metro says weekend work will affect all five lines of the Metro system, with trains operating every 20 minutes on most lines.

01/08/2014

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National Book Festival To Leave National Mall

After a decade on the National Mall, the National Book Festival is moving to a new location this year due to new rules and costs associated with holding a large event on the promenade between the Capitol and Lincoln Memorial.

01/08/2014

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