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Real language of D.C.: Get 'cised'

You know a native New Yorker when you hear one, but what about someone who grew up in D.C.? Researchers say the city does have its own language, and a study of it is ongoing.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:23am EDT

Tags: DC speak, languages, Clinton Yates, michelle basch, lingistics, D.C., how people talk in DC

D.C. Democratic mayoral candidates debate for final time

The debate among the four top Democratic candidates for D.C. mayor on Wednesday night got heated at times, particularly when the recent scandal involving businessman Jeffrey Thompson came up.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 12:57am EDT

Tags: mayoral race, debate, Muriel Bowser, Vincent Gray, tommy wells, Jack Evans, michelle basch

Md. school systems can ask for waivers on snow days

All the snow days this year have many schools in our region taking drastic measures to make up for lost time, including extending the school year. But some schools and students in the D.C. area will get a break.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 06:21am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, snow days, snow

Alexandria, Old Dominion Boat Club reach deal about property

The Old Dominion Boat Club has agreed to sell the clubhouse and parking lot to the City of Alexandria for $5 million, and move to a new location on the river at Prince Street.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 06:12am EDT

Tags: Alexandria, Old Dominion Boat Club, michelle basch

Neighbors oppose cellphone tower at Vienna church

Plans to build a cellphone tower close to a school are rubbing some people the wrong way, and it will be the topic of a meeting tonight.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 06:59am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, cellphone tower, Vienna, Fairfax County

Gray denies wrongdoing, touts record at forum

Outside a mayoral candidates forum on Monday night, Gray responded to Jeffrey Thompson's court admissions between chants by supporters of "Four More Years!"

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, Jeffrey Thompson, michelle basch

Boil-water order ends in D.C.

The boil water advisory in Northwest D.C. has been lifted by DC Water.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 11:56am EST

Tags: Boil water advisory, michelle basch

Will new pot law lead to more impaired driving?

John Townsend, with AAA Mid-Atlantic, fears the decriminalization of small amount of marijuana might lead to more people driving under the influence of marijuana and causing more traffic crashes.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 05:44am EST

Tags: michelle basch, marijuana, john townsend, pot decriminalization

Condo building would verge on 'Exorcist Steps' site

One of the most famous staircases in the region, the so-called "Exorcist Steps," might get some new neighbors.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 02:08pm EST

Tags: The Exorcist, Exorcist Steps, michelle basch

Treasury of pinball machines goes on the auction block

David Silverman, who's been collecting pinball machines for more than 35 years, has decided to sell his massive collection.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 04:10pm EST

Tags: michelle basch, pinball, auction

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