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3 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

DC police investigate 2 Se DC deaths

Metropolitan Police said they received a call around 11:16 a.m. Thursday for the report of a man down.

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4 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Dealer gets 30 years in connection with 3 overdoses

Eugene Asomani Williams of Washington, D.C., was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison for conspiring to distribute heroin and possessing a firearm in furtherance of this offense.

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Related Topix: Drugs

8 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Safety official says escalator safety is key for parents

It took rescuers nearly two and half hours to free a little boy's hand from an escalator last night at Iverson Mall.

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Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks

12 hrs ago | Linn's Stamp News

16-year-old artista s king eider duck wins junior duck stamp contest

Artist Si Youn Kim's painting of a king eider duck won the 2014-15 U.S. junior duck stamp contest.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting

13 hrs ago | Roll Call

Shunned Superheroes at Capitol Reflecting Pool

Awesome Con made a valiant effort to break the world record for assembled superheroes on Friday at the Capitol Reflecting Pool, but fell short .

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Related Topix: World Records

14 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

Jobless Rate Down in 21 States

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports about 21 states had decreases in unemployment rates, 17 states and the District of Columbia had increases, and 12 states had no change.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

15 hrs ago | Law.com

U.S. Senator Fights Subpoena in Labor Dispute

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D. Conn., is fighting a subpoena that would force him to give deposition testimony and turn over documents in a labor dispute between health care management companies and unions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, District of Columbia Government, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

20 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Mayoral candidates slam ticket system

Both candidates for D.C. mayor want to overhaul the District's parking enforcement to end bad tickets, confusing signs and lengthy appeals.

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Yesterday | WUSA-TV Washington

DC council sues Mayor Gray, CFO over law

DC council sues Mayor Gray, CFO over law on WUSA9.com: http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/2014/04/17/lawsuit-money-congress-sue-dc-council-mayor-gray-cfo/7822191/ WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against Mayor Vincent Gray and the city's chief financial officer.

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Yesterday | WJLA-TV Arlington

D.C. residents must get new 'Real ID' drivers licenses starting next month

Around a half-million people currently carry a D.C. driver's license. Starting next month, however, they will have to get new ones.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Poynter Online

Newseum relents, will display weeklies after protest by editors

A daylong protest by weekly newspaper editors from around the U.S. against the Newseum's snubbing of community journalism resulted in the Washington, D.C., museum changing its policy to include weeklies in its Today's Front Pages exhibit.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia Government

Time

Attorney Who Argued for Prop 8 in Supreme Court Case Plans Daughter's Same-Sex Wedding

This Sept. 6, 2011 file photo shows Attorney Charles Cooper speaking in a courtroom during a California State Supreme Court hearing in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial for assault

A man who accused singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of breaking his nose testified on Thursday that the R&B artist punched him because he did not want to pose for a photo.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, R&B, R-N-B

Ballot Access News

District of Columbia Republican Party Threatens to Sue Any Democrats...

The District of Columbia election law provides a mechanism that prevents one party from winning all the seats on the Washington, D.C., city council.

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Related Topix: US News

Outside the Beltway

Free Porn For Members Of Congress

The dirty mag comes in a plain manila envelope, fairly undetectable to the poor intern or staffer tasked with opening the mail.

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Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

National Journal

Former US Vice President Al Gore speaks about climate change during...

On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that adds New York to the roster of states in the National Popular Vote compact.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, District of Columbia Government

Baltimore News

Street Smart safety campaign launches in DC region

Officials from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are launching an effort to help improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists in the region.

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Journalgazette.net

New SAT brings essay, scoring change

Attention, high school freshmen. If you're planning to take the SAT in two years, you probably won't need to memorize the definitions of words such as obsequious, propinquity, enervation or lachrymose.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Report: Doctors good for economic health of Greater Washington

Physicians don't just improve health. They boost the economy, says the American Medical Association in a report released Wednesday which details the economic impact of physicians around the country.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Medicaid, Health

National Public Radio

Holder Urges Use Of Overdose-Reversal Drug

Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday urged first responders to use an overdose-reversal drug to help save lives amid a nationwide resurgence in heroin abuse, a public health scourge claiming the lives of celebrities and young people alike.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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