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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

Jack Evans' rivals use D.C.'s Fair ...

Jack Evans' rivals use D.C.'s Fair Elections Program to finance council campaigns

The five Democrats vying to unseat D.C. Council member Jack Evans of Ward 2 in next year's primary are financing their campaigns under the city's new Fair Elections Program, which matches every $50 in private donations from residents only with $250 in public funds.

The program's first reporting period ended ...

D.C. Defenders unveiled as name of ...

D.C. Defenders unveiled as name of Washington's XFL team

Washington's new XFL team will be called the DC Defenders.

The XFL revealed the eight team names and logos Wednesday in a web simulcast.

Following the tradition of other Washington pro sports teams, red was chosen as the team's primary color. The logo is a shield with three white stars, ...

Maryland State Fair organizers beef...

Maryland State Fair organizers beef up security measures after mass shootings across U.S.

Organizers of the Maryland State Fair say security and safety are of the utmost concern, in the wake of recent mass shootings at so-called soft targets across the country.

"We try to make it a safe environment. That's our goal — making people safe so they can enjoy themselves at ...

Loudoun South players, parents enjo...

Loudoun South players, parents enjoying Little League World Series ride

The players from South Riding, Virginia are not the only ones having fun in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, at the Little League World Series.

Loudoun South player Liam Thyen's mother attended Sunday's game, when the Virginia champs beat Coon Rapids, Minnesota 11-0 in four innings. Michelle Thyen was also able to attend ...

White House fence construction to c...

White House fence construction to close Pennsylvania Avenue to the public through 2020: NPS

Construction of a new fence near the north side of the White House will cause the adjacent part of Pennsylvania Avenue to be closed to the public for the next several months, the U.S. National Park Service said Tuesday.

Pennsylvania Avenue between West Executive Avenue and East Executive Avenue in ...

School nurse charged with sex crime...

School nurse charged with sex crimes gets 6-month sentence

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — A former school nurse charged with multiple sexual offenses involving four Maryland high school students will spend six months in prison.

Thirty-three-year-old Samantha Marsh of Crisfield was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty last month to three counts of fourth-degree sex offense.

Marsh was arrested in ...

NY Times Washinton

In D.C., Trading Politics for a Pad...

In D.C., Trading Politics for a Paddle

The Potomac River offers a watery vantage point on the nation?s capital, with some rocky shoals.
Older People Need Rides. Why Aren?t...

Older People Need Rides. Why Aren?t They Using Uber and Lyft?

Seniors need transportation alternatives more than ever, but many are intimidated by ride-hailing apps.
A Gentler Way to Gentrify?

A Gentler Way to Gentrify?

Gentrifier, interloper, developer: A new breed of builders is attempting to reclaim the ?D? word and make development a little kinder and friendlier.
Developer, and Other Dirty Words

Developer, and Other Dirty Words

A growing number of development companies are trying to shake the image of developers as interlopers and soften the blow of gentrification.
How to Travel With a Drone

How to Travel With a Drone

In the pursuit of epic photos and videos, don?t risk fines or getting your drone confiscated.
Summer in the City Is Hot, but Some...

Summer in the City Is Hot, but Some Neighborhoods Suffer More

New research shows that summer temperatures can vary as much as 20 degrees across different parts of a city, with poor and minority neighborhoods often bearing the brunt.

WashintonPost

National gun-control group launches...

National gun-control group launches campaign against suburban Republicans in Virginia

Everytown for Gun Safety ads are aimed at helping Democrats win majorities in this year?s bellwether elections for all seats in the state Senate and House of Delegates.
Washington has hit 90 degrees or hi...

Washington has hit 90 degrees or higher 50 times this year, a rare milestone

It is the third-highest total on record to date and two weeks? worth of 90-degree days more than the average for a full year.
Pressure grows on Metro board membe...

Pressure grows on Metro board member over role in Evans probe

Records of an agency investigation obtained by The Post state that Corbett Price badgered Metro?s general counsel and maneuvered in other ways to try to prevent an ethics violation by D.C. Council member and former Metro board member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) from becoming public.
D.C. mayor asks federal prosecutors...

D.C. mayor asks federal prosecutors to launch criminal investigation into fire that killed 2

The blaze killed two people, including a 9-year-old, at a rowhouse crowded with immigrants and lacking approval for rental units.
Updated forecast: A muggy night and...

Updated forecast: A muggy night and then another hot day Thursday with a possible round of storms late

Thursday should present our last 90-degree day for a while.
D.C. mayor issues regulations to st...

D.C. mayor issues regulations to stop federal shelter for migrant children

A 200-bed facility in Northwest Washington cannot be licensed under emergency rules.

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