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D.C. Considers Ban on American Indian Nicknames

The D.C. Council will consider banning racially based nicknames for public schools in the nation’s capital.

09/23/2014

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D.C. Leaders Preparing to Rewrite Gun Laws

District of Columbia leaders are preparing to rewrite the city’s gun laws to address a judge’s ruling that struck down a ban on carrying handguns outside the home in the nation’s capital.

09/17/2014

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Marion Barry Hosting Documentary About D.C.’s Ward 8

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has produced a documentary about the ward he represents on the D.C. Council.

09/17/2014

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D.C. Holding Lottery For Ballot Position

It’s not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia’s political horse races are still hoping to land a favorable position.

09/12/2014

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D.C. Mayor to Sign Bill Banning Styrofoam

Mayor Vincent Gray plans to sign a bill that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers in the District of Columbia.

07/29/2014

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DC Council Approves Extension of Lottery Contract

The D.C. Council has approved a 5-year, $38 million contract extension for the partnership that runs the District of Columbia lottery.

07/14/2014

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DC Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto of Budget

The D.C. Council has delivered a final blow to some of outgoing Mayor Vincent Gray’s priorities by overriding his veto of the city’s $10.6 billion budget.

07/14/2014

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D.C. Bill Would Ban Suspension of Pre-K Students

A D.C. councilmember is sponsoring legislation to prohibit the city’s public schools from suspending or expelling pre-kindergarten students except in rare circumstances.

07/14/2014

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D.C. Council Votes to Keep ‘Yoga Tax’

Yoga and fitness buffs have been angered by the D.C. Council’s plans to subject those services to sales tax for the first time, and it appears their voices have been heard.

06/24/2014

View from the upper seats of the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. (Rendering from D.C. United)

D.C. United Releases New Photos of Proposed Soccer Stadium

D.C. United has released new renderings of its proposed Buzzard Point stadium in an effort to drum up support before the City Council’s public hearing.

06/13/2014

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