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One Year Later: Lessons Learned from the Navy Yard Shooting

It's been almost a year since defense contractor Aaron Alexis opened fire and killed 12 at the Navy Yard in the District. The event raised questions about emergency response coordination between the city and DoD, the security clearance...

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Gray's Campaign Driver Pleads Guilty To Campaign Finance Charge

Mayor Vincent Gray's former campaign driver today pleaded guilty to a campaign finance charge, proving that the long-running investigation into Gray's troubled mayoral effort continues.
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Gray's Campaign Driver Charged In Long-Running Corruption Investigation

A sixth person has been charged with a crime related to illegal funding of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign.
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Region's Leaders Back 2024 Summer Olympics Bid

The National Capital Region is officially launching its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, and leaders from most of the region's jurisdictions are on board.
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UberX Drivers Busted For Allegedly Taking Street Hails In D.C.

The tech company Uber is embroiled in another battle with D.C. regulators, this time over tickets handed to UberX drivers for allegedly taking street hails.
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Going Undercover With A D.C. Bag Tax Inspector

We'll meet a woman whose job is to go undercover and identify businesses that are giving customers a pass on the city's five-cent bag tax.
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Door to Door: Radnor-Fort Myer Heights, Va. and Forest Hills, D.C.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This time around, we visit Radnor-Fort Myer Heights in Arlington and Van Ness in Northwest D.C.
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D.C. Co-Working Spaces Seek To Redefine The Way We Work

A growing number of workers in Washington, D.C., are saying good riddance to the three-walled office staple of the cubicle and turning to co-working spaces.

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D.C. Cops Say They Were Ousted Because Of Their Age

Seventeen D.C. police officers say they're being forced to retire with no notice because of their age, even as the department faces challenges from ongoing attrition.
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Q&A: St. Elizabeths Hospital In D.C. Moves Out From Shadow Of Federal Oversight

Until recently, St. Elizabeths — a psychiatric hospital in southeast D.C. — had been under federal oversight for seven years. CEO Dr. Patrick Canavan explains the progress the facility has been made in a Q&A.