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Gray Vetoes D.C. Budget, Asks Council To Delay Summer Recess

Mayor Vincent Gray has vetoed the 2015 D.C. budget, and is asking the D.C. Council to suspend its upcoming summer recess to work on the spending plan for the fiscal year starting in October.
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Families Moved Out Of D.C. General, But Advocates Worry About Pace Of Progress

Since April, D.C. has moved 198 families from the homeless shelter at D.C. General to apartments and homes, but housing advocates worry that the campaign is moving too slowly for the upcoming winter season.
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Residents Of D.C. Neighborhood Mourn Grocer Killed By Robbers

A corner store in the 16th Street Heights neighborhood has become a shrine to James Oh, who was killed during a robbery on July 4.
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Civil War Reenactment To Commemorate 150th Anniversary Of D.C.'s Ft. Stevens

Fort Stevens is the only Civil War-era fort within the District to have seen battle, and this weekend historians, residents and Civil War buffs will be observing the 150th anniversary of the battle that could have spelled disaster for the nation's capital.
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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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Francis Scott Key: Lawyer, Layman, Tone-Deaf Lyricist?

Francis Scott Key wrote one of our nation's most widely-known tunes, but few Americans know his personal story.
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A Summer Camp for the Video Game Crowd

This D.C. camp is less about s'mores and campfires, and more about software and coding.
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Door To Door: Holmes Run Acres, Va. And Landgon, D.C.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This time around we'll visit Holmes Run Acres, Va., and Langdon, D.C.
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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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