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There's no family I know,'' Cummings continued encouragingly, 'that when they have problems they say, 'To hell with it.'
A number of new District of Columbia liquor laws now allow alcohol to be bought, sold, and delivered seven days a week.
US citizen Hector Orjuela was sentenced to 30 years in prison followed by lifelong supervision for child molestation and producing child pornography A former elementary school teacher has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for sexually exploiting children in China.
A Colorado lawmaker who has received complaints from constituents about drivers distracted by their cellphones is proposing banning their use in cars unless people use a hands-free device.
"We have the lowest number of people unemployed in the District of Columbia at this stage than we've had in the last five to six years."
Although he probably was unaware, President Obama conjured up a neatly-wrapped birthday gift for Marion Barry the other day.
While Utah lags in teaching computer science to underrepresented groups, a new report applauds steps the state has taken to get more kids in-depth education on the subject.
Whether legally married or registered as domestic partners, gay and lesbian couples from certain states and the District of Columbia can file joint tax returns.
I was surprised to read that New Orleans enrolls 79 percent of its students in charter schools now, the highest by far of any school district.
Marion Barry, the former mayor of the District of Columbia and councilman since 2005, has been released from a physical rehabilitation facility where he spent 16 days regaining his mobility and receiving treatment for blood and urinary tract infections resulting from diabetes.
Possessing under an ounce of marijuana and consuming it in one's own private home is no longer a jailable offense in the District of Columbia.
The Justice Department said Wednesday it has frozen $458 million in corruption-derived assets from accounts belonging to Nigerian dictator Gen.
House Bill 1385 , also known as the Koozer-Kuhn Medical Cannabis Act, was introduced by Nashville democrat Rep. Sherry Jones in mid-January.
Missouri, South Dakota and Wisconsin all have businesses near their borders with Iowa for which our state has no counter: those that sell consumer fireworks.