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D.C. Council approved D.C. United s...

D.C. Council approved D.C. United stadium

The D.C. Council approved the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Act of 2014 on Wednesday.
Family: Gross kept in touch, didn't...

Family: Gross kept in touch, didn't grow angry in Cuba

Alan Gross -- the American who was freed from five years of imprisonment in Cuba today -- had been working as a subcontractor for the U.S. government's U.S. Agency for International Development when he was arrested -- an agency that has been promoting democracy in Cuba.
'Saving Private Ryan' among films b...

'Saving Private Ryan' among films being preserved

"Saving Private Ryan" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday.
Two serial bank robbers on the loos...

Two serial bank robbers on the loose in D.C. area

One dresses sharply; the other holds up banks in Alexandria and Annandale.
Metro's Blue, Orange, Silver lines ...

Metro's Blue, Orange, Silver lines resume service after water main break

Three Metro lines are up and running Tuesday morning after a water main break caused a major headache for commuters on the rail and the road.
Chris Brown's bodyguard sentenced t...

Chris Brown's bodyguard sentenced to probation

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard Christopher Hollosy has been given a 90-day suspended jail sentence, 1-year probation and ordered to perform 24 hours of community service for breaking the nose of a Beltsville man last year.

Washingtoncitypaper

Vinyl Tap: A Visual Guide to D.C.?s...

Vinyl Tap: A Visual Guide to D.C.?s Record Stores

Because visits to your local record store shouldn't just be once a year.
One Track Mind: Paperhaus, ?Silent ...

One Track Mind: Paperhaus, ?Silent Speaking?

Paperhaus reinvents its lineup?and sound?on its new track.
When Jeopardy! Visits D.C., Teens T...

When Jeopardy! Visits D.C., Teens Try Half Smokes

And Alex Trebek talks local sports.
Master of His Domain: ?Robert Irwin...

Master of His Domain: ?Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change? at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Reviewed

The Hirshhorn?s carefully curated look at the work of installation artist Robert Irwin is the museum?s best exhibit in a decade.
To Do This Weekend: Thao and the Ge...

To Do This Weekend: Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, DC Brau?s Anniversary Bash, and Zakir Hussain

Bold dance shows, a beer-fueled rock bash, and moody rock from a Northern Virginia native
Joe?s Record Paradise Turns to Crow...

Joe?s Record Paradise Turns to Crowdfunding to Save Store

A Record Store Day bummer

WashingtonTimes

No new Metro tax, please and thanks

No new Metro tax, please and thanks

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

When one of the region's most respected lawmakers calls, you answer the phone.

"There is no Plan B" for shoring up and sustaining Metro, Board Chairman Jack Evans told me Thursday morning.

"We need $25 billion. We need a big chunk of money. We need $650 million a year. ...

Recovery high school idea grows wit...

Recovery high school idea grows with substance use disorder

When John Edmonds was a teenager, a Maryland judge gave him an ultimatum: After racking up 16 felonies and struggling with addiction, he could either go to juvenile prison or a treatment program. He chose the latter and was sent to Phoenix High School, a public school in Montgomery County ...

Kimberly-Clark sues D.C. over 'fata...

Kimberly-Clark sues D.C. over 'fatally flawed' ban on 'flushable' wipes: Report

A major manufacturer of cleaning products is suing the District of Columbia over what its in-house counsel calls a "fatally flawed" ban on the marketing of "flushable" sanitary wipes, Washington's WTOP Radio reported Thursday. 

Kimberly-Clark's filing with the federal district court in D.C. pursues multiple avenues of ...

Jack Evans, Metro chair: New tax is...

Jack Evans, Metro chair: New tax is only way

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan got a backhand on Thursday regarding their positions on a new 1 cent regional sales tax to fund the D.C. region's Metro transit system.

"There is no Plan B," Metro Board Chairman Jack Evans said in a ...
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan plans to ...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan plans to widen I-270, I-495 and BW Parkway

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced a $9 billion plan to widen Interstate 270, the Capital Beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in the suburbs of the nation's capital.

Hogan said Thursday the work on the three major state highways will reduce congestion for millions of drivers.

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Ed Gillespie attacks Ralph Northam ...

Ed Gillespie attacks Ralph Northam in ad over sanctuary city stance

Both the Democrat and Republican in Virginia's governor's race say the state doesn't have any sanctuary cities — contradicting the Trump administration, which earlier this year fingered two counties as sanctuaries for refusing to fully cooperate with deportations.

But despite their apparent agreement, GOP candidate Ed Gillespie rolled out a ...

NY Times Washinton

A Decaying Waterfront in Washington...

A Decaying Waterfront in Washington Returns to Life

The revitalization of the Wharf follows a pattern in other cities that have transformed industrial and commercial riverfronts into prime destinations.
Juggalos on the Mall? Just Another ...

Juggalos on the Mall? Just Another Weekend of Washington Protests

A Saturday filled with protests seemed a potentially combustible mix, but clashes were limited to a few harsh words exchanged near some porta-potties, and the city went about its business.
The Donald Trump Gold Rush

The Donald Trump Gold Rush

Without pause or shame, exiled aides stake their claims to greater fame and fortune.
National Cathedral to Remove Window...

National Cathedral to Remove Windows Honoring Confederate Generals

Officials at Washington National Cathedral announced a decision that they said had been made more urgent by the racially tinged violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Behind the Cover: 9.3.17

Behind the Cover: 9.3.17

For this issue, the new business in Washington of selling a Trump bump.
For Tax Reform Lessons, Congress Ne...

For Tax Reform Lessons, Congress Needn?t Look Far

The District of Columbia may seem an unlikely locale for an overhaul that has won praise across party lines, but its success offers a model.

WashintonPost

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposes ...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposes widening the Beltway and I-270 to include 4 toll lanes

Hogan said the plan, the largest public-private partnership in North America, would add four lanes each to the Capital Beltway, I-270 and Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposes ...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposes widening the Beltway and I-270 to include 4 toll lanes

Hogan said the plan, the largest public-private partnership in North America, would add four lanes each to the Capital Beltway, I-270 and Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
D.C. teen shot during attempted rob...

D.C. teen shot during attempted robbery fought back, police said. Both he and his assailant were killed.

The 16-year-old boy, who was shot, tried to defend himself with a pocket knife.
Two teens accused of kidnapping and...

Two teens accused of kidnapping and raping classmate in Maryland

A roundup of news from around the region.
Betsy DeVos uses her own plane when...

Betsy DeVos uses her own plane when she travels - and does not bill the government

The Michigan billionaire also plans to donate her salary.
As Rolling Stone owner seeks sale, ...

As Rolling Stone owner seeks sale, magazine must battle defamation suit

Appeals court ruling means lawsuit by three alumni of Phi Kappa Psi can proceed.

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