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Washington Monument Reopens After Power Failure

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument has reopened after a power failure two days ago.

12 hours ago

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D.C. Hospital to Focus on Outreach After Learning Fear May Be Behind Late Stage Breast Cancer Diagnoses

After some disturbing breast health trends have emerged in D.C., MedStar Washington Hospital Center says it will continue working on an outreach program.

13 hours ago

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Metro: 5 of 6 Lines to be Affected by Weekend Work

Metro says five of its six rail lines will be affected by weekend work.

17 hours ago

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D.C., Baltimore Pools Officially Open for Summer

Pools in D.C. and Baltimore are now open on weekends for the season.

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Weekend Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area May 29 – 31

Check out a mass of comic book and sci-fi characters dressed in their finest, explore the hidden wonders of your city or sip beer and wine like there’s no tomorrow. Here’s the best of what the D.C. area has to offer this weekend.

05/28/2015

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D.C. Transit Officials Temporarily Suspend Issue-Oriented Ads

Transit officials in Washington have temporarily suspended all issue-oriented advertisements on the region’s rail and bus system.

05/28/2015

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Report: Dangerous Lead Levels Found at D.C. General in 2014, Officials Knew

For more than a year, District officials knew about dangerous levels of lead in several rooms at D.C. General homeless shelter, according to Mayor Bowser’s administration that uncovered an April 2014 inspection.

05/28/2015

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Feds Charge Retired Hill Staffer With Wire Fraud

A federal grand jury has indicted a former Capitol Hill staffer on wire fraud charges, saying he used his status as a Senate aide to bilk women out of $500,000.

05/28/2015

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D.C. Reporter Killed in Shooting

A woman shot and killed in D.C. Wednesday night has been identified as a reporter for Capital Community News, the company announced Thursday.

05/28/2015

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Electrical Problem Temporarily Closes Washington Monument

The National Park Service says an electrical problem is temporarily closing the Washington Monument.

05/28/2015