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The measure would allow a D.C. statue of the abolitionist to move from a D.C. government building to the U.S. Capitol's Emancipation Hall in June.
Protesters are descending upon federal building throughout the day, demanding that low-wage contracted workers receive higher pay.
The court in the Charles E. Smith Center will feature images of the White House, U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument.
The city's only major college football game is headed to Annapolis, where organizers say it will better highlight efforts to raise money for organizations that support the armed forces.
Christopher Young pleaded guilty to stealing a Yorkshire Terrier from a woman in Northeast D.C.
The Ward 6 council member promised to clean up government, cut juvenile crime in half, improve access to education, and create a "next-generation public transit system."
The bill would allow D.C. residents to opt against having smart meters installed in their homes, which critics say pose health and safety risks.
It took close to two months to install the scaffolding that now surrounds the Washington Monument, and we've got a time lapse video of the whole process.
Under the measure, possession of small amounts of marijuana would be treated as a civil offense punishable by a small fine.
D.C. People’s Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.
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