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WASHINGTON (AP) A congressman from Utah has filed legislation that would overturn a D.C. bill allowing gay marriage. U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican, submitted his legislation Tuesday. Because the city is a federal district and not a state its laws must be sent to Congress before taking effect.

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington drivers should be prepared for traffic closures because of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. The president's first State of the Union address is Wednesday night, and some streets will be closed except to authorized pedestrians beginning at 6 p.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) A Washington woman is facing up to 15 years for allegedly stalking a judge who took the stand and told jurors of a failed love affair that led her to fear for her safety. D.C. Superior Court Magistrate Judge Janet Albert took the stand Tuesday in the trial of Taylar Nuevelle, who is charged with burglary, unlawful entry and stalking charges.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 21

You can see a visual art exhibit that’s all about birds or check out two Shakespeare plays at a local theater.

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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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Obama Trip To Focus On Relations With Asia

President Obama is about to leave on a week's visit to 4 Asian countries. It's the latest effort to refocus U.S. foreign policy on Asia. Like earlier efforts, it's struggling to ward off distractions.
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Taking Transit Information Off Mobile Devices And Onto Public Displays

A transportation signage company is trying to change the way D.C. commuters make their transit decisions.

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