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Civil War Reenactment To Commemorate 150th Anniversary Of D.C.'s Ft. Stevens

Fort Stevens is the only Civil War-era fort within the District to have seen battle, and this weekend historians, residents and Civil War buffs will be observing the 150th anniversary of the battle that could have spelled disaster for the nation's capital.
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Another Candidate Joins D.C. Attorney General Race

The latest candidate is Lateefah Williams, a 37-year-old attorney who once worked as counsel to the state Senate delegation in Prince George's County.
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Francis Scott Key: Lawyer, Layman, Tone-Deaf Lyricist?

Francis Scott Key wrote one of our nation's most widely-known tunes, but few Americans know his personal story.
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A Summer Camp for the Video Game Crowd

This D.C. camp is less about s'mores and campfires, and more about software and coding.
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Door To Door: Holmes Run Acres, Va. And Landgon, D.C.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This time around we'll visit Holmes Run Acres, Va., and Langdon, D.C.
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Metro To Add Longer Buses To Two Busy D.C. Routes

Metrobus riders on two routes traveling along 16th Street and Georgia Avenue NW often complain of overcrowding, and now the transit agency has responded by announcing that it will run longer buses on those routes.
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Ward 8 To Get First Bike Lanes This Summer

The District has more than 70 miles of bike lanes, but none in Ward 8. That will change this summer.
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D.C. Alcohol Board Loosens Moratorium On Liquor Licenses In Adams Morgan

After 14 years of not being able to get liquor licenses, new restaurants in Adams Morgan will now be able to sell booze.
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Power Failure At 911 Center Takes Out D.C. Police Radios

A power failure at the District's communication center affected 911 services and severely impacted the radio communications system used by police for five minutes.
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DDOT Goes On Defensive On Potholes And Street Conditions

After a brutal winter, the District Department of Transportation said it filled more than 50,000 potholes. Still, many local roads are crumbling.

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