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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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Despite Promises To Remove Them, 'Zebras' Remain On Penn. Ave. Bike Lane

A project to better protest cyclists on the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lane from motorists making illegal U-turns has been delayed since this summer.
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Petition Calls On D.C. To Rename Street After Marion Barry

In the wake of Marion Barry's death last week, there's an effort underway to rename a major D.C. thoroughfare after the late mayor and D.C. Council member.
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Ferguson Protesters Block Traffic On I-395, Eight Arrested

Protesters rallying in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting brought I-395 traffic to a standstill during the weekend.
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Bowser Transition Team To Host Open Houses On D.C. Issues

Have an opinion on a pressing D.C. issue? Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser wants to hear it.
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Bowser Removes Reeves Center From D.C. United Stadium Deal

A pair of D.C. Council committee on Tuesday approved the $300 million deal for a new D.C. United stadium, but dropped a proposed land swap and instead authorized the use of eminent domain to acquire the needed land.
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D.C. Council Tables Bike Crash Liability Bill Until 2015

Bicyclists and pedestrians in Washington will have to wait until 2015 for help when it comes to collecting compensation for injuries sustained in traffic crashes.
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D.C. Protestors Call For Police Accountability In Wake Of Darren Wilson Decision

Protesters downtown Tuesday called for changes to D.C. police policy, including the creation of a citizen review board that would have the ability to fire officers who use excessive force.