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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.

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Special Prosecutors Should Handle Civilian Shootings By Police, Holmes Norton Says

Norton says mayors and governors could stem anger over civilian shootings by police by appointing special prosecutors to handle them.
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Basilica Feeds Thousands On Christmas Day

For 40 years, volunteers with the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception have been serving Christmas dinners.

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A Crowded Race Ahead To Fill Marion Barry's Council Seat

The race to fill the late Marion Barry's council seat is officially on, and some big names from Ward 8 have decided to run — in what could be one of the most crowded races in recent memory.
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Daughter Remembers Lawrence Guyot's Dual Roles as a Civil Rights Leader and Dad

While Lawrence Guyot was known as a no-nonsense D.C. activist and leader in the Civil Rights movement, his daughter says he was also a warm and supportive father.

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Beatles Fans Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Historic D.C. Concert

Not only was Washington, D.C., the site of The Beatles' first full North American concert in 1964, but it was also the first North American city to play a Beatles song on the radio.

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