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2nd night of Ferguson protests in D.C.

Tue Nov 25, 2014

D.C. saw its second protest in as many nights over a Missouri grand jury's decision Monday not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Full Story

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New speed, stop sign cameras in D.C.

Tue Nov 25, 2014

There will be a few more eyes on D.C. drivers with the installation of new speed and traffic cameras. Full Story

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Pet of the Week: Lilly

Mon Nov 24, 2014

Say hello to Lilly, a 2-year-old smooth collie mix available for adoption from the Washington Animal Rescue League. Full Story

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Marion Barry remembered at annual turkey giveaway

Tue Nov 25, 2014

A Thanksgiving week tradition in Ward 8 doubled as a tribute on Tuesday, as thousands of residents waited in line for free turkeys that the late Marion Barry helped provide. Full Story

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Golf's Jackie Robinson honored by President Obama

Mon Nov 24, 2014

The Jackie Robinson of golf, color barrier buster Charlie Sifford finally gets the recognition he deserves. Full Story

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Dominican police arrest 2 in killing of US lawyer

Tue Nov 25, 2014

A police spokesman in the Dominican Republic says two men have been arrested in the slaying of a Washington lawyer who was found dead last month at his home in Santo Domingo. Full Story

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Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

Mon Nov 24, 2014

Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday. Full Story

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Thanksgiving travel tips for airports

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Whether they're going to grandma's or a good friend's, millions of Americans are headed to the airports this week during what is traditionally the busiest travel time of the year. Full Story

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In D.C., Ferguson protests loud but peaceful

Tue Nov 25, 2014

While protests in Ferguson, Missouri, turned violent after the grand jury's decision Monday not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, in the District the decision was met peacefully, with marches and chants. Full Story

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Marion Barry, 78, remembered by city leaders, friends

Mon Nov 24, 2014

Former four-time District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, 78, died after midnight on Sunday, Nov. 23 at the District's United Medical Center. Full Story

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Obama expresses sadness at death of Marion Barry

Sun Nov 23, 2014

President Barack Obama is expressing his sadness over the death of former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry. Full Story

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Report: Region should boost private economy, global competitiveness

Tue Nov 25, 2014

The Washington area has long relied on Uncle Sam for much of its livelihood, but a study from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis says the time has come for the area to boost its regional private economy and global competitiveness. Full Story

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Volunteers cook 9,000 pounds of Thanksgiving turkey

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Imagine 1,300 people gathered around, prepping, cooking and plating a big turkey dinner. That's exactly what's happening this week at Food & Friends. Full Story