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D.C. Streetcar (credit: @dcstreetcar)

D.C. Streetcar Officials Miss Pledge to Open by ’15

The District of Columbia’s new streetcar line will not open by the new year as promised.

12/31/2014

Mayor Vincent Gray signs the deal approving the D.C. soccer stadium at Buzzard Point, with D.C. United fans behind him. (Photo by John Domen/All-News 99.1)

Mayor Gray Approves New D.C. Soccer Stadium Deal

The D.C. Council approved it and on Tuesday the mayor signed off on it, and pretty soon Buzzard Point will be getting a new soccer stadium.

12/30/2014

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Mayor Gray Uses Latest Census to Lament D.C. Not Having Statehood

Using the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says the District “continues to be an attractive place to live.”

12/23/2014

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

D.C. Lawyer Says Congress Wants Control of Spending

Even though he personally supports giving the District of Columbia more power over its local budget, the city’s attorney general told a federal appeals court Friday that Congress has made clear that it wants to maintain control of the purse strings.

10/17/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Begin Wearing Body Cameras

Police in the nation’s capital will begin wearing cameras Wednesday to record them as they perform their duties and interact with the public.

10/01/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police to Try Out Body Cams Next Week

D.C. police announced Wednesday it will start a $1 million dollar pilot program to wear body cameras on October 1.

09/24/2014

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D.C. Leaders Propose Concealed Handgun Permits

District of Columbia officials are proposing that residents can carry concealed handguns if they show a reason for seeking a permit.

09/17/2014

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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

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom. (credit: Thinkstock)

Former D.C. Candidate Pleads Guilty in Money Scheme

A former D.C. Council candidate has pleaded guilty to lying about how much money his campaign received from a businessman who also admitted running a “shadow campaign” for Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray.

06/23/2014

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D.C. Principal Comes Out As Gay During School’s LGBTQ Pride Celebration

A celebration of Pride Day at D.C.’s Woodrow Wilson High School lead to a big surprise for students, as Principal Pete Cahall came out as gay in front of the crowd.

06/04/2014

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