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Another Candidate Joins D.C. Attorney General Race

The latest candidate is Lateefah Williams, a 37-year-old attorney who once worked as counsel to the state Senate delegation in Prince George's County.
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Metro To Add Longer Buses To Two Busy D.C. Routes

Metrobus riders on two routes traveling along 16th Street and Georgia Avenue NW often complain of overcrowding, and now the transit agency has responded by announcing that it will run longer buses on those routes.
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Ward 8 To Get First Bike Lanes This Summer

The District has more than 70 miles of bike lanes, but none in Ward 8. That will change this summer.
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D.C. Alcohol Board Loosens Moratorium On Liquor Licenses In Adams Morgan

After 14 years of not being able to get liquor licenses, new restaurants in Adams Morgan will now be able to sell booze.
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Power Failure At 911 Center Takes Out D.C. Police Radios

A power failure at the District's communication center affected 911 services and severely impacted the radio communications system used by police for five minutes.
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DDOT Goes On Defensive On Potholes And Street Conditions

After a brutal winter, the District Department of Transportation said it filled more than 50,000 potholes. Still, many local roads are crumbling.
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Under D.C. Budget, Property Tax Exemption For Seniors Sees Tweaks

Starting next year, D.C. residents will get tax cuts, totaling some $143 million dollars a year. But some seniors won't be getting a property tax exemption the D.C. Council had passed last year aimed at helping long-time residents stay in their homes.
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Old Railcars Slow Down Metro Progress

Metro’s fleet of aging railcars — scheduled for replacement over the next several years — continues to bedevil commuters, risking Metro’s message that things actually are getting better halfway through a six-year, $5 billion rebuilding effort.
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Pot Legalization Proponents Say Enough Signatures Gathered For D.C. Ballot

Backers of a ballot initiative that would legalize the possession of marijuana in D.C. will turn in 58,000 signatures to the elections board today, more than the 23,000 needed to get on November's ballot.
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New D.C. Charter School Prompts Complaints From Henderson Over Planning

A new science and technology charter school opening across the street from a traditional public school with the same focus prompted D.C. School Chancellor Kaya Henderson to bemoan the "cannibalistic environment'' between the two sectors.

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