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WMATA's Top Rail Official Resigns

Metro’s second-ranking official has resigned, according to a memo by WMATA General manager Paul Wiedefeld sent to all transit authority employees Thursday night.

'I Was Unable To Hold Them Accountable': Outgoing Medical Director Blasts Dysfunction At D.C. Fire And EMS

Jullette Saussy, the outgoing medical director at D.C. Fire and EMS, says the department requires sweeping reforms.

D.C. Streetcar Can Start Running As Soon As Feb. 26, Safety Agency Says

The city's first streetcar line since 1962 may start carrying passengers along the Northeast D.C. corridor “on or after Feb. 26,” according to a letter from D.C. Fire and EMS to federal transportation officials.

Bill Proposes To Ban Guns At Public Universities In Maryland

Democrats in Maryland are looking to further tighten restrictions on guns during this year's General Assembly session.

How 'Establishment' Became The Buzzword Of The 2016 Election

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People have been sticking it to The Man for years. And in this year's presidential race, The Man is really, really easy to stick it to.

D.C. Plan To Build New Homeless Shelters Faces First Test: The Public

A plan proposed by Mayor Muriel Bowser to replace the aging homeless family shelter at D.C. General with seven smaller, neighborhood-based shelters gets its first test tonight, as public meetings take place across the city where residents will be able to weigh in on the proposal.

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Metro’s second-ranking official has resigned, according to a memo by WMATA General manager Paul Wiedefeld sent to all transit authority employees Thursday night.
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Jullette Saussy, the outgoing medical director at D.C. Fire and EMS, says the department requires sweeping reforms.
A young man from Minnesota, arrested for planning to help ISIS, is likely to be the second man in an emerging de-radicalization program. It could help him get his life back on track.
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