WASHINGTON - JUNE 26:  Cars sit in heavy traffic on 14th Street as Constitution Avenue is closed off due to heavy flooding June 26, 2006 in Washington, DC. More than 5 inches or rain fell in the nation's capital yesterday as the east coast of the U.S. has been hit by torrential rains with more expected in the next several days.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Understaffed D.C. DMV Cancels Most Road Tests Until Oct. 11

The District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles is canceling most road tests until Oct. 11.


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Five Area Schools Ranked in the Top 100 High Schools Nationwide

Among the top 100, five are from the area, with Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria in the top 10.


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DC Area Under Wind Advisory All Day Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the DC area and extended the Winter Weather advisory into Thursday.


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DC Police Receives Satisfactory Grade From Residents

Mayor Vincent Gray announced the November grades given to DC government agencies by residents on Tuesday and DC police grades out the poorest.


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Ex-D.C. Councilmember Goes Around DMV, Gets Ticket Voided

A report from the District of Columbia’s inspector general says a former councilmember tried to get out of 10 traffic and parking tickets and managed to get one voided even after the Department of Motor Vehicles said no.


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Grades Out For DC Agencies, DMV Scores Lowest

District of Columbia agencies are getting average grades at best under a pilot program that allows residents to evaluate their performance.


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DC Ticket Amnesty Ends Friday, Unpaid Fines Will Double

DC’s popular ticket amnesty program ends Friday. Fines will double on unpaid parking, speeding and other tickets will double once the program ends.


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D.C. DMV Office Offers Free HIV Test

At one Department of Motor Vehicles’ office in the nation’s capital, motorists can get a driver’s license, temporary tags and something wholly unrelated to the road: a free HIV test.