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D.C. Council Weighs Resident Concerns About Soccer Stadium Land Swap

A key part of the proposed D.C. United stadium deal involves handing off the Reeves Center — a valuable piece of real estate in northwest that some in the District say could fetch a higher price on the open market.

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Former Redskins Player Fred Davis Sought On Domestic Violence-Related Charge

The athlete has been charged with assault in connection to a domestic violence incident in D.C.
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Second Person Arrested For Trying To Bring Gun Into Capitol Office Building

For the second time in a week, a person was arrested for trying to bring a gun into a congressional office building.
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Petworth Community Garden Could Fall Victim To D.C. School Parking Lot

A D.C. plan to pave over a community garden to put up a parking lot for a public school has urban farmers in the Petworth neighborhood fired up.
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D.C. Residents To Complain To Md. Congressman About Potholes, Schools

Rep. Andy Harris, the Maryland congressman behind the effort to block D.C.’s new marijuana decriminalization law, may soon be hearing from city residents about more than just pot.
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Local Foster Families Shelter Central American Refugee Children

Authorities are struggling to deal with the influx of nearly 60,000 Central American children that have crossed into the United States to be reunited with loved ones in this country, but what happens to the many children with no relatives here?

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Despite Decriminalization, D.C. Colleges Maintain Strict Policies On Marijuana

Despite a law decriminalizing marijuana possession in D.C., the thousands of college students in the city won't be catching a break if they're caught with pot.
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Dr. Wayne Frederick Named Howard University President

The Howard University Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Monday night to name Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick the school's 17th president.

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Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Closure Of 15 D.C. Schools

A federal judge has ruled that the closure of 15 D.C. public schools over the last two years did not violate federal non-discrimination laws.
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DNA Evidence Exonerates D.C. Man After 25 Years Behind Bars

Kevin Martin, 50, of D.C. has been cleared of rape and murder charges after DNA evidence was unearthed in police archives that connected the crime with another man.

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