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1 hr ago | The Washington Post
Technique really matters to the dedicated Washingtonians who work out with the November Project , a free run club and boot camp - when it comes to hugging, that is. "Your hips have to be in," instructs Janeen Porche, 37. "No church-lady hugs," adds pal Traci Johnson, 46, demonstrating the off-limits style by sticking out her rear end and gently tapping Porche on the shoulders.
5 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington
Georgetown University student dies of meningitis WASHINGTON -- A Georgetown University student who was treated for meningitis died Tuesday evening. According to the Georgetown Voice, a Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1u3UkSM A prayer service will be held for Andrea Jaime at 7:30pm Tuesday night.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A former Arlington man pleaded guilty Tuesday in D.C. Superior Court to the 1992 fatal shooting of a District man who was sitting in his car with his girlfriend at Haines Point Park. Prosecutors were scheduled to begin picking a jury in the trial of Lamont Deshawn Terry, 39, when Terry agreed to plead guilty to one count of second-degree murder in the cold-case robbery and slaying of 27-year-old Chet Hunter Matthews.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it plans to test the installation procedures for the new 17th Street flood levee on the National Mall this week or next week. The levee is designed to keep flood waters from flowing north on 17th Street from the Tidal Basin and surging into parts of downtown Washington.
6 hrs ago | City Paper
Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell announced she plans to introduce legislation this week that would strip the NFL of its federal tax-exempt status if any of the league's team names contain a racial slur. The intended target of the legislation, of course, is the offensively named Washington football team.
9 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington
A 25-year-old mother was arrested Tuesday for the beating death of her three-year-old son, D.C. police said. Frances Lyles of DC mom arrested for death of 3-year-old son WASHINGTON -- A 25-year-old mother was arrested Tuesday for the beating death of her three-year-old son, D.C. police said.
12 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Senator Tom Coburn, , left 40 minutes into the hearing after calling the New Columbia statehood act a "distraction." Along the walk underground from the Capitol to the Dirksen Senate Building, you traverse a long, soulless hallway with a mini train track.
13 hrs ago | Patch.com
A suspect on the run for a month after being charged with the murder of 3-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb of Washington was arrested Tuesday morning. Prince George's County Police arrested Davon Wallace, 25, of Landover, about 7 p.m. on Jasper Road in Southeast Washington, the department said on its Twitter feed .
13 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the president's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
14 hrs ago | Gizmag
Four competing teams of architects have unveiled their proposals for what will become the first elevated park in Washington, DC . Measuring roughly the same length as three American Football fields placed end-to-end, the 11th Street Bridge Park project will be built upon the foundations of a former freeway bridge that spans the Anacostia River and serve the communities which lie either side.
14 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
If you wanted to distill the dysfunction in Washington down to one simple phrase, you could do a lot worse than this: In Congress, there are plenty of hearings being held and laws being proposed. In government agencies, there are countless programs, initiatives and imperatives.
14 hrs ago | The Washington Post
When Sen. Lindsey Graham went on "Fox News Sunday" this weekend, he spoke about the Obama administration's current plan to fight the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL: "Our strategy will fail yet again. This president needs to rise to the occasion before we all get killed here at home."
16 hrs ago | The Hill
Washington is an eclectic city. It is a metropolis that is thriving economically and socially.
17 hrs ago | The Washington Post
More than 2,000 people, including top Navy officials and families still in mourning, will gather Tuesday morning at the Washington Navy Yard to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting rampage that killed 12 people inside Building 197. During the ceremony, the name of each person who died Sept.
17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
That may sound like a kitschy lounge record from the early Sixties, but nothing could be further than the truth. If you have not heard the delightful overture to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera THE MAGIC FLUTE played on the warm and percussive marimba then you have not seen the Isango Ensemble's adaptation.
According to new data from Climate Central, the Washington, D.C. area is almost guaranteed to undergo a catastrophic flood by the year 2100. ( Jason Aldaga By the end of this century, as sea levels rise, as much as $7 billion worth of property in the District will routinely be threatened by storm-driven floodwaters, according to a new analysis, including 1,000 homes, three military bases and a broad swath of the Mall.
A Georgetown University student pleaded guilty Monday to one count of possessing a deadly poison in his dorm room without registering it with federal authorities, in a deal with prosecutors. Daniel H. Milzman entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Ketanji B. Jackson, who set sentencing for Nov. 10. "Did you in fact possess ricin without the federally required registration?" Jackson asked near the end of a 30-minute plea hearing in U.S. District Court in Washington.
Four exceptional homes will be available for tours on October 4 and 5 during the 58th Potomac Country House Tour & Festival , including a "re-imagined" Williamsburg Colonial-style home designed by architect and developer Tracy Vargo and his wife Mary Vargo and renovated by Rill Architects . A Potomac contemporary home, owned by Deborah Kalkstein , who operates the Contemporaria interior design studio in Georgetown, showcases her industrial chic style and interest in metals and modern art.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:17 pm
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