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Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 at 1:55 PM

Voting Underway in Virginia Primary Elections

Voting Underway in Virginia Primary Elections

Voting is underway for primary elections across Virginia. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 at 6:09 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: "Do You Live IN the City?"

Sherwood's Notebook: "Do You Live IN the City?"

When traveling, as the Notebook has been doing recently, the question comes easily as soon as you say you’re from Washington, D.C. Read »

Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 at 5:19 AM

Bowser to Meet With Harry Reid, 2 Other Senators

Bowser to Meet With Harry Reid, 2 Other Senators

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is heading to Capitol Hill to meet with Democratic Leader Harry Reid and two other senators. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 at 10:28 AM

Kathleen Matthews Running for Congress in Md.

Kathleen Matthews Running for Congress in Md.

Kathleen Matthews, a former Marriott executive and local news anchor, has announced she is running for Maryland's 8th District congressional seat. Read »

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:04 PM
Residents Question Legality of Prince George's Property Tax Hike

Residents Question Legality of Prince George's Property Tax Hike

It was an attempt to raise money for Prince George's County Public Schools, but a property tax hike isn't big enough to cover anything more than state mandated pensions. Now some residents are questioning the... Watch »

Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 7:31 AM

O'Malley Announces Plans for Presidency

"I declare that I am a candidate for president of the United States and I'm running for you!" Read »

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:36 PM

Council Votes to Extend Parking Meter Hours

Council Votes to Extend Parking Meter Hours

Parking changes are coming to several D.C. neighborhoods. Read »

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 7:00 AM

D.C. Asks Judge to Put Gun Ruling on Hold

D.C. Asks Judge to Put Gun Ruling on Hold

District of Columbia officials want a judge to allow the city to continue enforcing a centerpiece of its handgun-control legislation while a court fight over it continues. Read »

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 6:15 AM

Parking Changes Could Come to Several D.C. Neighborhoods

Parking changes are coming to several D.C. neighborhoods. Read »

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:12 AM

Montgomery Officials Scheduled to Approve $5B Budget

Montgomery Officials Scheduled to Approve $5B Budget

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to formally approve the county's $5 billion budget. Read »

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