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Search For Suspects Underway After Police Officer Shot In Southeast D.C.

A D.C. police officer is listed in stable condition after an attempted carjacking erupted in gunfire in the early morning hours Wednesday.

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In D.C. Mayoral Race, Bowser Has The Most Cash To Spend

Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser continues to hold a significant fundraising edge over her opponents David Catania and Carol Schwartz.
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With Minimum Wage Hike, Some D.C. Workers Could See $1,500 In Extra Pay

Half of the minimum wage workers in D.C. will see their annual earnings increase by over $1,500 per year by 2016, the year that the city's minimum wage hits $11.50.
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No Clear Fix For Trains Carrying Dangerous Cargo Through D.C. Area

The derailment of a train in Lynchburg, Virginia, carrying volatile Bakken crude exposed crucial safety risks in American rail transit, but so far nobody has found a silver bullet that would keep communities safe in the future.

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Conditions At Park Southern Apartments In Southeast D.C. Becoming Political Issue

D.C. Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser has described a troubled housing complex in Southeast D.C. as "disgusting," but is facing political flak for trying to protect political allies involved with the building.

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In Wake Of Launch, Critics Of SketchFactor App Fight Back — With Humor

A new app that allows users to designate D.C. streets on a scale of how "sketchy" they are has drawn plenty of controversy since it launched — and some critics are fighting back with humor.
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Access To Medical Marijuana Expands For D.C. Patients

The decision on whether to use medical marijuana in D.C. is now solely between a doctor and their patient.
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What Happens If DC Legalizes Marijuana?

This November, Washington voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana in the District. Kojo explores how Colorado and Washington state have fared since they legalized marijuana in 2012.

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3-Year-Old D.C. Girl Killed By Stray Bullet In Prince George's County

Police in Prince George's County say a 3-year-old girl is dead after being struck by gunfire.
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D.C. Mayoral Candidates Ready To Show Off Size Of War Chests

Fundraising reports for candidates vying to be D.C.'s next mayor are due in today, and the the size of their war chests could offer hints as to how the competitive election will turn out.

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