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The George Towner
Trumps, D.C. Officials Break Ground on Old Post Office Redevelopment
The first of two major redevelopments expected on Pennsylvania Avenue, "America's Boulevard," broke ground July 23 as construction began to transform the Old Post Office into the Trump International Hotel.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
So you think you can dance on National Dance Day July 26 at Kennedy Center
On National Dance Day July 26 at Kennedy Center, dance along with TV and film actress Jenna Elfma and 'So You Think You Can Dance" 2013 winner Fik-Shun.
SIMMONS: What happened in Vegas can't stay in Vegas
Take out your fingers, D.C. residents, and wag them at D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander for lining the pockets of MGM Resorts International, which plans to open a hotel/casino on the same turf where the Redskins play - and it ain't named Washington.
House Panel Clears Bills in Hopes of Firing 'Incompetent' Execs, Record Manipulators
A House committee on Thursday advanced a measure that would make it easier for federal agencies to suspend or fire their senior executives, saying it would allow agencies to remove "incompetent" executives.
Senate Bill Would Give New Power to DC Government
A Senate subcommittee has approved a major spending bill that would grant the District of Columbia full control over its local budget and laws.
Mr. Trump goes to Washington
As famed Manhattan developer Donald Trump broke ground on a $200 million five-star hotel in the Old Post Office Pavilion on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, there's a new talking point for Beltway insiders.
The Trump family gets their hands dirty at the ceremonial...
Father and son, 17, attempting to break around-the-world flying record are killed after their plane crashes off American Samoa Girl, 16, is arrested for 'hiding her pregnancy from her parents and burying her newborn daughter's body in the backyard after botched home birth' Amazon tribe who had never met other humans now have FLU after they were ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Washington Post
D.C. students a meet Washingtona to learn about careers
Middle school students from Browne Education Campus look at an architect's model under glass during a field trip to the National Museum of African American History construction site on Tuesday in Washington.
For D.C. Statehood Activists, Obama's Actions Leave 'A Lot to be Desired'
When voters elected Barack Obama in 2008, District of Columbia residents were thrilled to see a senator who backed a bill to give them voting rights in Congress head to the White House.
Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best
As for the White House, four blocks away? He's not saying. The real estate mogul and reality TV star was all business in his visit to the nation's capital Wednesday for a ceremonial groundbreaking outside the 115-year-old building - shaking hands, posing for pictures with gold-plated shovels and praising Democratic political leaders for their ... (more)
Trump Talk: Trumps Whisk Into D.C. for Ceremonial Hotel Groundbreaking
The Trump media circus returned to D.C. this morning for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the anticipated Trump Hotel in the Old Post Office Building.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Needle: Ride Round and Round
YOLO : This Virginia man successfully hit all 86 Metro stations on his day off, a mission that took him 19 hours and cost $70.
Norton To Meet With TSA Officials to Explain that D.C. Licenses are Real
There was the D.C. man who was prevented from buying booze in New Hampshire because he didn't have a state-issued ID.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Editorial: D.C.'s gun laws are in the cross hairs again
HOUSE REPUBLICANS who profess an allegiance to local democracy outdid themselves in the hypocrisy department last week as they trampled on the District's right to home rule.
National Public Radio
Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's Hard To Kick
Obama said he supports the temporary highway bill passed by the House last week - but he doesn't like it.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Ryan Shucard Handgun Incident Casts Campus Security in New Light
Metal detectors and X-ray machines at the southeast door of the Cannon House Office Building stopped Capitol Hill press secretary Ryan Shucard from allegedly carrying a 9 mm handgun and magazine to work on Friday.
Congress' Latest Anti-Pot Crusader Misleads On Weed
If there's one thing Rep. Andy Harris wants you to know about his crusade to block the District of Columbia's marijuana decriminalization statute -- which officially went into effect on Thursday -- it's this: He's doing it for the kids.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
NewsTalk: Mayor Gray addresses budget defeat, tells Congress to stay out of D.C. affairs
A model of dignified and self-assured comport during his appearance Thursday on NewsChannel 8's "Newstalk," D.C. Mayor Vince Gray nonetheless ducked the one question that undoubtedly is on the minds of many district residents these days.
House Passes Amendment to 'Restore Gun rights' in D.C.
The House of Representatives passed an amendment Wednesday that would prevent the District of Columbia from spending funds to enforce local gun laws - including registration and fingerprint requirements for gun owners.
Scarce Prospects for Senate Shooting Down D.C. Gun Control
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Chief Alfred Durham, prepare for a news conference in Rayburn on a House passed amendment by Rep. Thomas Massie's, R-Ky., that would "block D.C. from enforcing its local gun laws, as part of the Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Services and General Services ... (more)