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Bowser Set To Take Office, Along With Elected Attorney General And Legislators

D.C. gets a new mayor today, as Muriel Bowser will be sworn in along with seven D.C. Council members and the District's first ever elected attorney general.
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Homeless Advocates Praise Bowser's New DHS Head

Laura Green Zeilinger, a longtime advocate of the homeless, has been announced as D.C. Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser's new Department of Human Services head.

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Streetcar Opening Awaits Fourth D.C. Mayoral Administration

Mayor Vincent Gray has confirmed that the D.C. Streetcar system along H Street will not open New Year's Eve Day, which means the long-awaited transit line will await the mayoral administration of Muriel Bowser.

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What Does Zeilinger Pick Say About Bowser's Approach To Homelessness?

The D.C. mayor-elect wants Laura Green Zeilinger to lead the Department of Human Services. Does that mean she's serious about tackling homelessness?
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Shooting Victim Misidentified By D.C. Police

A man shot by D.C. police last week was misidentified to reporters and the public.
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D.C. Party Bar McFadden's Closed After Stabbings

The self-described "most iconic Irish party bar" in the District of Columbia is temporarily closed, after five people were stabbed there this weekend.
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Homicide Watch D.C. Coming To An End

A website devoted to documenting every homicide in the District of Columbia is shutting down this week.
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Mayor Gray Cuts Ribbons, Celebrates Economic Growth In Shaw

"One of our principal objectives was to stimulate the economy and try to diversify the economy in the city, and being able to see that Shaw is coming back in the way it is, is absolutely extraordinary," Mayor Gray said.
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Gray Touts Education Improvements During His Tenure

Dozens of schools have seen renovations under the tenure of outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray — something he is keen to focus on in the waning days of his tenure.

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How To Dispose Of Your Christmas Tree In The D.C. Area

The holiday season is behind us, and many are already packing away the ornaments. See where and when you can dispose of your Christmas tree.