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District of Columbia officials are again asking a judge to uphold gun registration requirements put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the city’s decades-old ban on handguns in 2008.
D.C.’s Large Retailer Accountability Act may have gone by the wayside when Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed it in September, but a new proposal could raise minimum wage in the city and surrounding Maryland counties.
Five bridges in the nation’s capital, including the heavily traveled Frederick Douglass Bridge over the Anacostia River, are categorized by federal highway officials as both “fracture critical” and “structurally deficient,” but District of Columbia officials say they’ve already fixed one and replaced another.
A 13-year-old girl is critically missing and D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in locating her.
Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.
The plan to build a new stadium for DC United at Buzzard Point was announced last week but is far from a done deal.
An effort by District of Columbia residents to give the city government more control over its municipal budget is about to reach a milestone.
Tourism officials say Washington saw an increase of about 1 million visitors last year, counting a record 18.9 million tourists visiting the nation’s capital.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray doesn’t want to bank on the federal government to keep the city’s economy afloat, so he’s turning his focus to the technology sector.
The American Lung Association is out with its annual Air Quality Report Card and, suffice it to stay, DC may need to stay after class.