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One-Night-Only Play Honors the Late Marion Barry

Nearly a month after his death, tributes continue to pour in for former D.C. mayor Marion Barry and the latest was a one-night-only theatrical salute in his beloved Ward 8.

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The US Senate side of the US Capitol is seen in Washington, DC, November 5, 2014. Republicans captured a majority in the US Senate on Tuesday. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Approves Obama Surgeon General Nominee

The Senate has approved President Barack Obama’s nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy to serve as U.S. surgeon general. The 51-43 vote late Monday came despite opposition from some lawmakers over Murthy’s support for gun control and past statements calling gun violence a public health concern.

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Wilson High School in D.C. (credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

D.C. Public Schools: Principal Not Fired for Being Gay

The head of D.C.’s public schools says the firing of a well-known principal had nothing to do with his coming out at a Pride Day event earlier this year.

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Man Convicted of Killing Woman in 1997 in D.C.

A man has been convicted of killing a woman after DNA evidence linked him to the 1997 homicide.

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Firm to Pay $2M Fine in D.C. Procurement Fraud Case

A Maryland construction company has admitted to orchestrating phony partnerships to get millions in District of Columbia government contracts and agreed to pay a $2 million fine, ending a two-year fraud investigation.

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Michelle Obama: ‘I Want To Sleep Late’ For Christmas

Michelle Obama says Christmas pajamas may be on her list for Christmas.

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Proposes Gun Control Measures

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is pushing for new regulations on gun ownership and introduced a legislative package Monday that includes limiting handgun purchases to one a month and requiring universal background checks for purchases at gun shows.

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Md. Firm to Pay $2M Fine in Fraud Case

A Maryland construction company has admitted to orchestrating phony partnerships to get millions in District of Columbia government contracts and agreed to pay a $2 million fine, ending a two-year fraud investigation.

12/15/2014

D.C, Police Chief Lanier and Chancellor Henderson stand with Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser as she announces three new appointees. (Photo by Matt DelSignore/All-News 99.1)

D.C. Mayor-Elect Appoints 3 to Administration

District of Columbia mayor-elect Muriel Bowser has named two of her deputy mayors and a deputy city administrator.

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Court: Traffic Stop OK Despite Mistake of Law

Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misunderstanding of the law, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

12/15/2014

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