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As the D.C. council considers a smoking ban in city parks and near playgrounds, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is calling on the National Park Service to institute a smoking ban in all NPS parks in the District.
Even as thousands flock to the D.C. area to observe Memorial Day, police presence in the region is being scaled back: Sequester cuts are forcing furloughs in the U.S. Park Police and other agencies.
Long-planned improvements in the flow of traffic at one of D.C.'s worst traffic circles are now a reality.
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A Senator from Delaware has introduced a bill in Congress that would make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state. The bill has a slim chance of passing.
The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress has introduced two bills that would give the city voting representation on Capitol Hill.
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The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress wants the district's flag to be included anytime the military displays the flags of all 50 states.