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Proposal would take bicycles off si...

Proposal would take bicycles off sidewalks when possible

A new plan would require cyclists and Segway drivers to stop riding on sidewalks and use bike lanes every time those lanes are available.
Meet Metro's voice: D.C. woman won ...

Meet Metro's voice: D.C. woman won Metrorail contest (Video)

Eight years ago Metro was looking for its voice. They found it in Randi Miller.
Bradlee funeral services set

Bradlee funeral services set

Funeral services for Ben Bradlee, the former editor of the Washington Post, have been set for next week.
Former Washington Post editor Ben B...

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.
DC Mayor Gray calls flag mistake 'c...

DC Mayor Gray calls flag mistake 'complete fiasco'

Mayor Vincent Gray says an upside-down District of Columbia flag printed on the cover of the city's voter guide was a "complete fiasco" and tests his confidence in the elections board.
D.C. substitute teacher faces sex c...

D.C. substitute teacher faces sex charge

A D.C. substitute teacher was arrested on a charge of having oral sex with a student, who recorded the encounter and shared it with friends.

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One Track Mind: Jail Solidarity?s ?...

One Track Mind: Jail Solidarity?s ?No Fly List?

"It?s basically institutionalized racism that ruins innocent peoples? lives.?
The Blue Room, Reviewed

The Blue Room, Reviewed

As in Venus in Fur, Mathieu Amalric plays a successful, sly man who is nonetheless easily played by a woman cunningly using her sexuality.
ToDo ToDay: Merchandise, Pree, and ...

ToDo ToDay: Merchandise, Pree, and Doughnuts from a Truck

'80s alt music gets new life from Merchandise, and local electro-folk act Pree plays the Kennedy Center.
Beauty Pill?s First LP in 11 Years:...

Beauty Pill?s First LP in 11 Years: ?The Album Is Saturated With Details, With Color?

"There?s a lot of information in the music, and I just felt we should lay it out.?
Arts Roundup: Logic Doc Edition

Arts Roundup: Logic Doc Edition

When a big-name band gets booked at a small music club, you'd better get in the ticket line fast.
The Foo Fighters Will Play the Blac...

The Foo Fighters Will Play the Black Cat on Friday, But You?ve Already Missed Out on Tickets

90 minutes is all it took for the line outside the Cat to reach sell-out capacity.

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Gun-shy D.C. sets up hurdles for co...

Gun-shy D.C. sets up hurdles for concealed carry applicants

The District's newly minted concealed carry laws require gun owners seeking permits to complete 18 hours of firearms training.

One problem: As of Wednesday, the day before a court-ordered deadline for the permitting process to begin, no instructors had been approved to teach the compulsory course.

The disparity is emblematic ...

Another White House fence jumper in...

Another White House fence jumper in wake of previous Secret Service lapses, Ottawa attack

WASHINGTON — A 23-year-old Maryland man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.

The incident came about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted ...

Lawmakers want access to police dat...

Lawmakers want access to police database of collected cellphone data

Virginia lawmakers say they expect to address revelations of a cellphone records database built and maintained by five Hampton Roads-area policing agencies during the upcoming legislative session.

The California-based Center for Investigative Reporting released documents this week revealing local governments and police agencies in the cities of Hampton, Newport News, ...

D.C. teacher arrested for having se...

D.C. teacher arrested for having sex with student in classroom

A female substitute teacher in D.C. has reportedly been arrested for performing oral sex on a male student inside a classroom.

Symone Greene, 22, started at Options Public Charter School in Northeast on Oct. 17, when she first met the victim, a 17-year-old football player, a local NBC ...

Former Washington Post editor Ben B...

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

WASHINGTON — Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday. He was 93.

Mr. Bradlee died at his home of natural causes, The Post reported.

As managing editor ...

Larry Hogan links release of inmate...

Larry Hogan links release of inmate to Md. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown

Maryland's Republican candidate for governor, Larry Hogan, is taking swipes at his Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, over the mistaken release of a murder suspect from a Baltimore detention facility over the weekend.

Inmate Rodriquez Purnell was mistakenly released from the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center in Baltimore ...

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Fence Jumper Caught at White House

Fence Jumper Caught at White House

The Secret Service on Wednesday night apprehended a man who had gotten over the fence at the White House.
Backers of a Maglev Train Hope to O...

Backers of a Maglev Train Hope to Outpace Acela in the Northeast Corridor

A $5 billion commitment from Japan and a franchise transfer are the latest steps to bring a magnetic levitation train to the Washington-New York route.
'This Is Ben.' Enough Said.

'This Is Ben.' Enough Said.

The Times?s David E. Sanger remembers a conversation with Ben Bradlee about an article in The Times.
Bradlee Funeral to Be Held in Same ...

Bradlee Funeral to Be Held in Same Church as Nixon's

Ben Bradlee?s funeral will be held Tuesday at the Washington National Cathedral, where Richard M. Nixon was remembered in a memorial service in 1994.
Washington Has More on Its Plate

Washington Has More on Its Plate

The capital is rapidly gaining in cozy neighborhood dining spots with distinctive food.
Understanding Wasn’t Mutual

Understanding Wasn’t Mutual

“Nation to Nation,” focusing on treaties, indicates a new, more historically serious direction for exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian.

WashintonPost

Dr. Gridlock: Thursday morning dela...

Dr. Gridlock: Thursday morning delays on Metro?s Red Line

Updated at 5:56 a.m.

Trains are no longer sharing a track on the Red Line.

Riders should expect residual delays in both directions.

Original post at 5:31 a.m.

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A restored Victorian in Logan Circl...

A restored Victorian in Logan Circle with a distinct personality

If you get an invitation to attend a party at the Lauber-Hoffman home you will be advised to dress appropriately. Not in tails or spiky heels but in layers to keep warm.

Albert Lauber, 64, a judge on the U.S. Tax Court, and Craig Hoffman, 59, a law professor at Georgetown University Law School, host dinners, fundraisers and celebratory gatherings in their wine cellar, which is maintained at 58 degrees and 75 percent humidity in deference to the 2,000 bottles of wine stacked on floor-to-ceiling shelves.

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Weather Gang: D.C. area forecast: W...

Weather Gang: D.C. area forecast: Wind-whipped clouds today, while another sunny, mild weekend awaits

WEATHER GANG | Hang onto your hats because winds gusting up to 30 mph are expected.
Republican governors group planning...

Republican governors group planning to air TV ads in final stretch of Maryland?s race

The Republican Governors Association is planning to purchase television ads in the final stretch of the governor?s race in heavily Democratic Maryland, according to a GOP source familiar with the group?s strategy.

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Effort to unseat Connolly will be a...

Effort to unseat Connolly will be an uphill climb

The bleak image voters have of Congress and President Obama this fall should make U.S. Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.) a prime target for challengers eager to take advantage of voter antipathy toward Democratic incumbents.

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Early voting starts Thursday in Md....

Early voting starts Thursday in Md., and the gubernatorial candidates will remind you

With early voting set to begin Thursday in Maryland, both the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial tickets plan events to make sure their supporters know about it.

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, the Democratic nominee for governor, is scheduled to accompany his teenage daughter, Rebecca, as she casts her ballot at an early voting center in Landover. Brown?s running mate, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman (D), also plans to vote early in Columbia, according to the Brown campaign.

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