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Gray Signs Bill Raising D.C. Minimum Wage to $11.50

The District of Columbia’s mayor has signed a bill that will raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 per hour in 2016.

01/15/2014

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Up and Down Temps Exacerbating Pothole Problems

Roadside “hubcap graveyards” may see a surge of new additions this winter.

01/14/2014

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Flood Watch: Heavy Rain Expected in D.C. Area Saturday

After freezing rain made trouble for commuters Friday morning, heavy rain could cause flooding throughout the D.C. area Saturday.

01/10/2014

15-year-old Keonta Allen. (Photo credit: DCPD)

D.C. Police Search For Teen Missing Since Mid-December

A D.C. teenager has gone missing and police are asking for the public’s help in locating her.

01/10/2014

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D.C. Coffee Shops Encourage Experimentation With ‘Disloyalty Card’

You’ve heard of loyalty cards. You get a business card-sized piece of paper from a restaurant or cafe, and if you get enough punches in the card, you get a reward like a free drink or meal.

01/09/2014

Study finds eating popcorn may be bad for advertisers. (Getty Images)

List of Movie Theaters Planned for D.C. Grows

A six-screen cinema house is in the works near the 9:30 Club, and it’s the latest on a growing list of new theaters planned for D.C.

01/08/2014

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Survey Finds Bag Tax is Working in D.C.

D.C.’s 5-cent bag tax is serving its intended purpose, according to new research from the survey firm OpinionWorks.

01/08/2014

A Maglev (magnetic levitation) train speeds during a test run on the experimental track in Tsuru, 100km west of Tokyo, on May 11, 2010. (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Train Could Travel From Baltimore to D.C. in 15 Minutes

The latest thing in travel between D.C. and Baltimore is MARC’s weekend train service, which began in early December. Japan, however, is looking to one-up that long-awaited advancement in transportation between the cities.

01/08/2014

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Norton Introduces Bill to End Congressional Review of DC Laws

District of Columbia leaders are pushing on several fronts for Congress not to have any say over the city’s local budget. The district’s delegate to Congress wants the same freedom granted to the rest of the city’s laws.

01/07/2014

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DC Council Advances Senior Property Tax Exemption

The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would eliminate property taxes for some elderly residents.

01/07/2014

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