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DC Officials Still Investigating Ambulance Absence

District of Columbia officials are continuing to investigate whether some fire department rescue services were inappropriately out of service at a time when a police officer was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash, Deputy Mayor Paul Quander said Friday.

03/08/2013

Analysts at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) prepare for Cyber Storm III during a media session at their headquarters in Arlington, Va., on Sept. 24, 2010. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Government Employees Not Yet Offered Cybersecurity Training

Leaders from across the District of Columbia municipal government gathered last April for a summit on cybersecurity, where they agreed in writing on the need to improve computer safety training for its workers.

03/05/2013

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DC Teacher Wins $25K Prize from Education Foundation

What began as a routine assembly at Anne Beers Elementary in Southeast ended with a third grade teacher in tears as she realized the gathering was scheduled so she could be honored with a $25,000 prize for her efforts in education.

02/06/2013

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Delaware Senator Introduces D.C. Statehood Bill

Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has introduced a bill that would make the District of Columbia the nation’s 51st state.

01/24/2013

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Md. Teen Indicted in Fatal Shooting

Charles County prosecutors say a Waldorf teenager charged in the death of a taxi driver is facing a new murder charge.

01/16/2013

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Man Killed Blocks From Md. Line in Northeast D.C.

D.C. police say a 27-year-old man was shot and killed in Northeast Washington, just a few blocks from the Prince George’s County border.

01/14/2013

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DC Leaders: No Promises on License Plates

District of Columbia leaders say they’ve received no promises from the White House about President Barack Obama placing the city’s “Taxation Without Representation” license plates on his official vehicles.

01/11/2013

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Best Test Prep Tutors In Washington DC

Successfully passing the SAT exam with a high score is critical for students seeking admissions to college. Fortunately, test-prep tutors in DC abound.

01/11/2013

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DC Leaders to Talk License Plates with White House

Two District of Columbia leaders are heading to the White House to talk about the possibility of President Barack Obama putting the city’s “Taxation Without Representation” license plates on his official vehicle.

01/10/2013

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National Cathedral To Perform Same-Sex Weddings

The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin performing same-sex marriages.

01/09/2013

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