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Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 6:44 AM

Md. Analysts Recommend Ending Tax Credits for Film

Md. Analysts Recommend Ending Tax Credits for Film

Maryland lawmakers will be talking about whether the state should stop giving tax credits to attract film productions. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 at 8:15 PM

D.C. Council Approves Soccer Stadium Deal

The D.C. Council is poised to approve spending nearly $170 million to help build a stadium for D.C. United of Major League Soccer. Read »

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 5:24 PM

1 Conviction Against Ex-Va. First Lady Tossed Out

1 Conviction Against Ex-Va. First Lady Tossed Out

A federal judge has overturned one conviction against former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, but affirmed other corruption verdicts against her and her husband. Read »

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 4:39 PM
Obama to Attend Meetings on Ferguson

Obama to Attend Meetings on Ferguson

NBC political writer Carrie Dann discusses whether the president will be traveling to Ferguson in the future and how he is currently handling the situation from the White House. Watch »

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Special Election Set for Marion Barry's Council Seat

Special Election Set for Marion Barry's Council Seat

D.C. Council will officially declare the seat formerly held by Marion Barry vacant on Monday. Read »

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 8:59 AM

Montgomery Co. Inauguration Set for Leggett

Montgomery Co. Inauguration Set for Leggett

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to sworn in to his third term as county executive. Read »

Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 at 10:41 PM

Vincent Gray Attends Last Turkey Bowl as Mayor

H.D. Woodson's 16-12 win over Ballou for D.C.’s public school title was one of the best Turkey Bowls in recent memory, and it was particularly special for Mayor Vincent Gray. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 8:55 PM

Memorial Events Announced for Marion Barry

Three days of memorial events will remember the life of former D.C. Mayor and Council Member Marion Barry. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:57 PM

Marion Barry Condolence Book Opened to Public

Residents who want to express condolences for former Mayor Marion Barry are being invited to the Wilson building. Read »

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 7:40 PM
Marion Barry's Summer Jobs Legacy

Marion Barry's Summer Jobs Legacy

For many people in the district, Marion Barry's D.C. legacy is rooted in his summer jobs program. He employed thousands of school-aged children throughout the years. News4's Zachary Kiesch introduces us to a... Watch »

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Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
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