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Andy Harris Says D.C. Has Lost Its Fight For Marijuana Legalization

The D.C. Council scrapped its planned hearing into taxing weed earlier this week and downgraded the meeting to a roundtable.
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Mendelson Rejects Defying Congress Over Pot Legalization

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson on Friday rejected suggestions that city legislators should run the risk of arrest by defying Congress over a bill that would legalize and regulate the sales of marijuana in D.C.
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Prosecutors Say Georgetown Rabbi Recorded 150 Women In Ritual Bath

Prosecutors say Rabbi Barry Freundel secretly videotaped more than 150 nude women at a Jewish ritual bath, a far higher number than originally reported.
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Pair Of D.C. Legislators Back Initiative To Support Black And Latino Boys

A pair of D.C. Council members say they back the school chancellor’s plan to provide more resources to minority male students. The proposal has been questioned by some for helping one group of students but not others.
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Construction On 395 Will Be Minimally Disruptive, DDOT Says

District officials say the first phase of work at the 395-Third Street Tunnel project will cause minimal traffic problems — after dumping the idea of closing a stretch of the interstate highway to help out a real estate developer.
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A Chance Encounter In The Friendly Skies Leads To Lasting Love

Justina and Matt were seated next to each other on a plane ride overseas. The rest is history.

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Bowser Rolls Out Plan To Connect Homeless To Housing More Quickly

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will hire four "housing navigators" who will be tasked with matching homeless families to housing units, a move that homeless advocates said was a step in the right direction.
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Meet The Ladies Of D.C.'s Ultimate Frisbee Championship-Winning Team

Ultimate Frisbee isn't just a hobby for the ladies of Scandal — the District's women's team — as they have traveled the country and the world, twice nabbing the national championship title.

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'Granny And The Boys' Get Funky As D.C.'s Most Unexpected House Band

Octogenarian Alice Donahue might not be the first person you'd expect to see leading a funk band at a hipster dive bar in D.C.

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'Healthy Dialogue' Needed On Race And Law Enforcement, Says FBI Head

The head of the FBI spoke at Georgetown University Thursday about one of the thorniest and pressing issues of the day: the relationship between law enforcement and minority communities.

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