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European 'Love Lock' Tradition Finds Way To Key Bridge

A European tradition where lovers attach locks to a bridge to symbolize their everlasting love has made its way to the Potomac.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 6

West African artifacts from a curator’s personal collection are on view, but not for much longer. Additionally, you can attend a free blues performance at a local venue.

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D.C. Elections Board Puts Marijuana Legalization Initiative On November Ballot

The D.C. elections board today said that an initiative to legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana would be on the November ballot.
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Cab Pass You By Because Of Your Race? D.C. Streamlines Complaint Process

D.C. officials have made it easier to report taxicabs that discriminate on potential riders based on race in the hopes more people will file complaints.

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Council Member Catania Files Petitions To Run For D.C. Mayor

Catania, an independent, dropped the petitions off himself at the city’s board of elections, and used the opportunity to criticize his chief rival, Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser.
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With Assist From Ticket Judge And Impound Lot Owner, Barry Gets Car Back

D.C. Council member Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) has his car back, in part because of the generosity of a ticket adjudicator and sympathetic impound lot owner.
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Police Temporarily Close Nightclub Where 'The Wire' Actor Was Stabbed

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier ordered the downtown nightclub Cafe Asia to be closed for four days. She's also asking that the club's license to sell alcohol be revoked.
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Barry Owes $2,800 In Unpaid Tickets, Car Impounded

D.C. Council member Marion Barry's car is sitting in a city tow yard after being impounded by police — and it's going to cost him to get it back.
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Gun Rights Activists Ask Judge To Deny D.C. Request For Longer Stay Of Ruling

The legal wrangling over D.C.'s gun laws continues, and gun rights activists who are suing the city over its ban on handguns in public say the judge shouldn't postpone his ruling past 90 days.
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Streetcars Run Into Problems As Operator Training Begins On H Street

Streetcars rolled down H Street NE Monday for the first time in decades, but even the test run was marked by delays of the sort that promise to snarl traffic once passenger service begins.