Key safety upgrades on Arkansas Avenue NW in the 16th Street Heights neighborhood came as the result of a minor alteration to the roadway, but one that took months of public outcry to persuade the District Department of Transportation to make.
The District's citywide school lottery opened to students today, incorporating new school boundaries and feeder patterns adopted by Mayor Vincent Gray. But Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser again said she would tweak those changes, though remained quiet on the details.
Protesters carrying signs with slogans like "black lives matter" took to the streets of Washington on Saturday to call for justice after several high-profile deaths where prosecutors opted not to charge police.
The future of the museum may be digital. That's the thinking at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, where they have just completed the digitization of their entire collection — a first for the Smithsonian.
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