Eleven candidates have so far declared their intentions to campaign for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Jim Moran, meaning that the eventual winner could get to Capitol Hill with a mere 10,000 votes.
Thousands of high school seniors across our region are waiting to hear if they've gotten into the colleges of their choice, but in the District, D.C. public schools are making a big push to get students — especially those from low-income backgrounds — ready for higher education.
The renovation of a D.C. public school that officials will use for special needs students has been delayed by a year after archeologists found items they believe came from a Native American settlement on the site.
The century-old fishing pier in Ocean City, Md., was rebuilt last year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, but the elements have once again made it unsafe to use for residents and tourists.
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