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Would D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Go To Trial To Fight Corruption Charges?

Following news that he has rejected a plea deal, backers of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray say they expect him to fight corruption charges if federal prosecutors choose to pursue a case against him.

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Capitol Scaffolding Complete, Clearing Way For Restoration Project To Begin

It's hard to miss the scaffolding that has been erected around the U.S. Capitol dome in recent months, but now that it's complete, workers can get to work fixing the cracks.

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Bowser Plans To Get D.C. United Stadium Deal Done — Without Land Swap

D.C. Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser said on Tuesday that she wants the D.C. United stadium deal done — but without giving up the Reeves Center as part of a land swap.
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D.C. Council Passes Bill Changing Civil Asset Forfeiture Rules

The D.C. Council on Tuesday gave initial approval to a bill changing the rules governing how and when police can seize property and other assets from people accused of a crime.
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D.C. To Impose Fines On Residents Who Do Not Clear Snowy Sidewalks

The D.C. Council today voted to change the city's 90-year-old snow-shoveling law, approving a bill that would allow city agencies to impose fines on residents and businesses that don't clear snow from their properties after a storm.
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Uber Seeks Changes To Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi Bill

A bill headed for the D.C. Council's transportation committee would raise the required number of wheelchair-accessible taxis for cab companies in the District, but Uber is balking at the bill's reporting requirements.

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Gray Reportedly Turned Down Plea Deal In Long-Running Investigation Of Campaign

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray turned down a September plea deal from federal prosecutors who have been investigating his 2010 campaign, raising the possibility that they may indict him as he ends his tenure as the city's top elected official.
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More Dismissals Possible In Drug Cases Connected To FBI Agent

Prosecutors said they're looking at cases involving more than 150 defendants that had connections to agent Matthew Lowry.

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Washington Wizards Owner Confirms Interest In Stand-Alone Training Facility

Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis confirmed that he is hoping to build a stand-alone training facility for the team somewhere in D.C., Maryland or Virginia.
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Next Legal Shot Fired As D.C. Appeals Handgun Carry Ruling

Lawyers for the District have appealed a late-July ruling that overturned the city's longstanding ban on carrying handguns in public.