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Legislative Roundup: Primary Date, Guns, An Official D.C. Rock, And More

With its two-year session coming to an end, the D.C. Council is rushing to pass bills before the end of the month. On Tuesday, it approved bills dealing with a soccer stadium, guns, revenge porn, a new primary date, conversion therapy, and an official rock for D.C.
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D.C. Council Gives Initial Approval To New Soccer Stadium

D.C. United is one step closer to getting a new, $300 million stadium in Buzzard Point. But despite unanimous support, questions still remain over how the city will pay for its portion of the deal.
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Ahead Of Vote On D.C. United Stadium Deal, Questions Remain On Funding

Though it seems likely that the D.C. Council will vote today to support the construction of a new stadium for D.C. United in Southwest D.C., questions still remain over how exactly the city will pay for its portion of the $300 million deal.
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Enforcement Begins For Eight New D.C. Traffic Cameras

The 30-day grace period is over, meaning six two stop sign cameras and six speed cameras will now be generating tickets.

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Marion Barry's Ward 8 Council Seat Officially Open

If you thought D.C. was done with elections for a bit, hold on for a second. There are now council seats to fill in Ward 8 and Ward 4 come April.

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Rabbi Fired After Charges Of Voyeurism

Prominent D.C. rabbi Barry Freundel, accused of secretly videotaping women in a ritual bathing area, has been fired from Kesher Israel, the synagogue he led in Georgetown.
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Metro's Proposed Funding Increase Runs Up Against Local Budget Realities

Metro says it needs more money from its jurisdictions in D.C., Maryland and Virginia or it may have to cut rail service, even during rush hour.
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September To April And Back? The Saga Of D.C.'s Primary Date Continues

D.C. could soon return to a September primary date for local elections, abandoning a brief and controversial experiment with holding the primaries in April.
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D.C. Council To Vote On Stadium Deal, Without Reeves Center Swap

The D.C. Council will vote on an bill authorizing the city to help build a new stadium for D.C. United, but recent changes will both save — and cost — the city money.
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Ferguson Protests Shut Down Traffic On 14th Street

For the third time in as many days, protesters angry with the failure of a Missouri grand jury to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing 18-year-old Michael Brown shut down traffic on a major D.C. thoroughfare.

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