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Rep. Andy Harris Hears From D.C. Residents During Marijuana Keynote

D.C. residents still aren't happy with Maryland Republican Andy Harris meddling in local affairs, and some let him know it today at an event focusing on the effects of marijuana.
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D.C. Election Ends In Tie, Setting Up High-Noon Casting Of Lots

The voters couldn't decide an Advisory Neighborhood Commission race in one D.C. neighborhood, so now it will be left up to chance.
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Pot Legalization Proponents Say Congress Will Block D.C. Initiative

Proponents of marijuana legalization in the District are warning that Congress is moving to stop the District from implementing a ballot initiative approved by voters in November that would legalize the possession of up to two ounces of marijuana.
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On Verge Of Being Closed, D.C. Charter School Fights Back

A D.C. public charter school on the verge of being closed is asking for more time to prove that it can effectively educate its students — a request that's rarely granted in the fast-churning world of charter schools.
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Developer Won't Be Allowed To Shut Down Portion Of I-395 In D.C., At Least Not Yet

A developer was hoping to close a busy stretch of I-395 in Washington for more than a year to expedite a construction projection, but it appears that plan may be shelved, but not for the reasons you might think.
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How Would A Merger With Exelon Affect Pepco's Reliability?

Pepco has been making strides to improve reliability in D.C. since it's low point in the wake of the derecho storm in 2012. But with a merger with energy giant Exelon in the pipeline, some wonder whether that improvement is at-risk.

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Frustrations Mount With New Doubts About 2014 Streetcar Launch

Businesses and residents along H Street are impatient to see the long-awaited streetcar begin operations, with parking spots disappearing in favor of streetcars that continue safety runs without passengers.

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Landmark D.C. Exhibit Explores Images Of Mary As Woman, Mother

Artistic portrayals of the biblical Mary focus not just on the woman as a religious figure, but a symbol for the trials of young motherhood. That's the theme of a new exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

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Marion Barry Remembered At Service Attended By Thousands

Thousands turned out on Saturday to say goodbye to Marion Barry — D.C.'s so-called 'Mayor For Life' — including Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Louis Farrakhan and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

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Digital Tool RideDC Aims To Help D.C. Residents Get Around

Transportation apps have exploded in popularity in D.C., where so many new residents don't own cars and look for alternatives to get around. Now, the District is offering some high-tech help for businesses and individuals.

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