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17 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Bladensburg set to relive history with War of 1812 weekend

Nearly 200 years to the day after it unfolded on a field outside of Washington, D.C., the Battle of Bladensburg will return to the original site this weekend with the help of American and British soldier re-enactors.

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

With scents called 'Rihanna' and 'Sexual Sugar Daddy,' oil men give whiff of city life

Justin Green stands on the Anacostia Metro platform, ready to work. A belt stretches across his chest, holding 33 tiny bottles filled with colorful liquids.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

Free Flicks For Final Week of Summer For Kids

Summer is quickly winding down for most kids around here, and the people who put on the free movies from Beltway to Beltway seem to have noticed.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Canada.com

Postcard from Bladensburg: U.S. military's darkest day gave Canada sweet revenge

City Administrator John Moss poses in his office, a few days before the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bladensburg.

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The Washington Post

Street Smart: what to do at the Capitol Riverfront

The hum of idling engines, roar of forklifts and bleeping of construction vehicles are audible harbingers of this quickly evolving Southeast Washington spot.

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DC Military

Joint Base clinic offers range of services

Senior Airman Lucas Jensen, medical technician, left, Senior Airman Kendra Riley, medical technician, middle, and Capt.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Infrastructure USA

Strategic Top 100: North American Infrastructure 2014 Report

The Strategic Top 100 North America is designed to identify projects - strategic projects - immediately necessary for revitalizing economic competitiveness and opportunity creation.

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The Washington Post

Groups team up for smartphone-based tour of Logan Circle

Unveiled in July 2013, the Logan Circle Heritage Trail guides visitors to notable sites in the neighborhood .

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Grist Magazine

Public art, environment, history, and the locals all collide in the Anacostia River

The Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C., reacted less than embracingly last month to the idea of an artist submerging a "mock gas station" into its eponymous river as an artistic statement about climate change.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

CBS Local

Enjoy Free Movies During Dog Days of Summer

These may be the dog days of summer, but this week has one big reminder that fall is almost on the way.

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DC Military

Feds Feed Families, school supply donation campaigns kick off

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling kicked off its Feds Feed Families food donation efforts August 1, and will collect non-perishable items throughout the month in conjunction with the overall federal campaign.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Officials say D.C. is halfway to goal of 10,000 affordable housing units

Is it for homeless people? Poor people? Is it for young families who cannot afford more space? Is it for people who work, but who cannot afford housing near their jobs? Despite the term's amorphous definition, concerns about the cost of housing in Washington are rising about as fast as the rents have in recent years.

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DC Military

Know the rules to cycle safely

As more commuters choose to ride bicycles to work and for recreation, knowing and following the rules of the road becomes important for cyclists to safely share the road with drivers, especially in congested traffic areas such as Washington, D.C. With more cyclists and motorists sharing the roads and streets, knowing and obeying traffic laws ... (more)

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Gazette.net

Cottage City reaches 90th anniversary

Jewell Waldron said she and her family moved to Cottage City in 2010, drawn by the shady, tree-lined streets and nearby nature trails.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Philly.com

Philly clergy members among those arrested in D.C. immigration rally

Nine Philadelphia-area activists were among the 100-plus people arrested Thursday afternoon during an immigration reform rally outside the White House, according to local advocacy organization New Sanctuary Movement.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

ThinkProgress

D.C. Announces Plan To Finally Clean Up The City's 'Forgotten River'

At first glance, some stretches of the Anacostia river in Washington, D.C. look like those of any other urban waterway - muddy-brown, crossed-over by bridges, flanked by a few grassy trails and dotted with docks here and there.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Teen goes from homeless shelter to Georgetown

A few months ago, we told you about an 18-year-old girl, Rashema Melson, who was living with her family in a homeless shelter Teen goes from homeless shelter to Georgetown WASHINGTON -- A few months ago, we told you about an 18-year-old girl, Rashema Melson, who was living with her family in a homeless shelter Check out this story on WUSA9.com: ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

8 facts about D.C. traffic accidents

Traffic is seen where I-395 and Route 1 merge into the 14th Street bridge into Washington.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Washington Rogues Present Alexandra Petri's the Campsite Rule, Now thru 8/16

Inspired by the famous relationship rule of thumb coined by sex columnist Dan Savage , The Campsite Rule charts the course of career woman Susan and college freshman Lincoln's unlikely romance.

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Grist Magazine

D.C. scraps climate art installation, says it sends the wrong message

Artist Mia Feuer's planned "ANTEDILUVIAN" art installation - a gas station mostly submerged underwater in Washington, D.C., as a statement on climate change and rising sea levels - is officially cancelled completely.

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