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Protesters gathered outside the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Northwest D.C. Friday to denounce violence against demonstrators and call for democracy in the island nation.
The Virginia Senate has given final approval to a bill that requires anyone who assaults an emergency room worker to spend at least two days in jail.
There were intermittent 911 outages in Fairfax County and Arlington County in Virginia, which have now been restored.
Scholars at George Washington University are savoring a piece of D.C.'s culinary and cultural history.
Montgomery County, Md., is launching a Web site that tracks public health indicators and trends.
In a county that struggles with employment, one industry is making a strong comeback in the midst of tough times.
A bill passed by the Virginia General Assembly this week raises the alcohol content limit on hard cider produced in Virginia.
For years, PreventionWorks on Benning Road was the only place in Washington that offered clean syringes to drug addicts, but it will close its doors next week.
The state Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee approved a bill to OK gay marriage by a 7-4 vote.
A Virginia representative proposes cutting the EPA's Total Maximum Daily Load plan.
In Maryland, lawmakers are considering a bill that would force panhandlers to get permits in order to continue to beg for money along roadways.
The House Judiciary Committee is looking at the constitutionality of President Obama's health-care overhaul.
The D.C. Water Board of Directors approved a budget Thursday that would raise the average household water bill by about $6.50 a year.
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