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D.C. Hosts Ebola Summit to Help Halt Virus' Spread

D.C. Hosts Ebola Summit to Help Halt Virus' Spread

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has declared Dec. 5 Ebola Awareness Day as the city hosts a national summit... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe

Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas...

The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Board Weighs New Look at Va. Abortion Clinic Rules

Board Weighs New Look at Va. Abortion Clinic Rules

The State Board of Health is considering whether to revisit Virginia's hotly debated abortion clinic regulations. Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Hogan Confident Md. 'Rain Tax' Will Be Scrapped

Hogan Confident Md. 'Rain Tax' Will Be Scrapped

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said he believes the so-called “rain tax” will be scrapped in Maryland. Read »

Dec 3, 2014
D.C. Bans Pot Testing of Job Applicants

D.C. Bans Pot Testing of Job Applicants

Potential employers won't be able to test applicants for marijuana in D.C. until after they've made a conditional... Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Public Pays Respects to Marion Barry

Public Pays Respects to Marion Barry

Family members, politicians and the public filed by the casket of former Washington mayor Marion Barry Thursday... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Comptroller Urges Md. Residents to Shop Local

Comptroller Urges Md. Residents to Shop Local

Comptroller Peter Franchot is urging Maryland residents to shop locally over the holiday season. Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: How Good Is It Here?

Sherwood's Notebook: How Good Is It Here?

The Washington region is doing pretty damn good. Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Advocates Push for Virginia Minimum Wage Increase

Advocates Push for Virginia Minimum Wage Increase

A Democratic state senator and advocates for low-income workers are pushing to boost Virginia's minimum wage, a... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday condemned President Barack Obama's recent immigration order for going... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Va. Students Ask Gov. to Spare Their Slice of Budget

Va. Students Ask Gov. to Spare Their Slice of Budget

Student leaders from more than a dozen Virginia colleges are asking Governor Terry McAuliffe to save their slice of... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
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... Read »

Dec 3, 2014
D.C. Council Approves Soccer Stadium Deal

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. Watch »

Dec 2, 2014
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... Watch »

Dec 1, 2014
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... Read »

Dec 1, 2014
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 »

Dec 1, 2014
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 »

Dec 1, 2014
Memorial Events Announced for Marion Barry

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. Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
Marion Barry Condolence Book Opened to Public

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. Watch »

Nov 25, 2014
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. Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Community Shred Set for Dec. 6
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Dec.6. Read more
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