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WASHINGTON (AP) The D.C. City Council has introduced a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The bill was proposed yesterday by Council member David Catania, and was co-sponsored by nine of the 13 members. The bill is intended to implement the 1998 initiate approved by D.C. voters to allow the use of marijuana for medical treatment.

WASHINGTON (AP) A 49-year-old man and his two teenage sons were hospitalized after they were found at their northwest Washington home where high carbon monoxide readings were detected. A D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman says a counselor contacted authorities after a 15-year-old boy who had an appointment called yesterday to say he didn't feel well.

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