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D.C. Public Schools Releases Detailed Lottery Data

D.C. Public Schools has released detailed data on the results of last week's common lottery for public and charter schools, showing which public schools received most interest from parents and which have the longest wait lists.
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In Wake Of Primary, Bellamy Set To Leave D.C. Department Of Transportation

Terry Bellamy, the director of the D.C. Department of Transportation, will be leaving his post by as early as the end of the month, sources confirmed today.
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D.C. Council Abandons Effort To Put Attorney General Election On Nov. Ballot

The D.C. Council today abandoned a last-ditch attempt to have residents vote for an attorney general in November, likely pushing the first-ever election of the city's top law enforcement official to 2018.
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Gray's Final Budget Draws Opposition From Legislators

Mayor Vincent Gray presented his final budget to the D.C. Council on Monday, marking the beginning of a two-month budget season that could get political.
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Cheh Proposes Sweeping Overhaul Of D.C. Transportation Agencies

The District's transportation landscape could get a major shakeup, as one D.C. Council member is proposing legislation that would abolish the D.C. Taxicab Commission and reshuffle the duties of the city's other transportation bureaucracies.

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D.C. Legislators Propose Expanding Access To Medical Marijuana

A pair of D.C. legislators will introduce a bill on Tuesday that would scrap the list of conditions that can qualify a resident for medical marijuana, leaving it instead up the patient's doctor.
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D.C. May Get A Republican Mayoral Candidate

D.C. Republican Party Chairman Ron Phillips says the party is considering possible candidates for D.C.'s mayoral race.
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D.C. Proposes Rules That Would Allow Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars may be years away for most motorists, but D.C. is jumping ahead of the curve and preparing for the brave new world of cars that drive themselves.
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Faced With Tech-Driven Competition, A Move To Deregulate D.C. Cabs

To help level the playing field between traditional taxis and services like Uber, the D.C. Taxicab Commission is considering a proposal that would allow drivers to go off the meter and use app-based hails.

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New D.C. School Boundaries Proposed

A proposal that would change school boundaries for thousands of families starting in 2015-16 was released over the weekend.

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