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Congress may consider banning D.C. traffic cameras

A Republican congressman from Michigan may propose a ban on speed and red-light enforcement cameras in the District of Columbia.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 06:37am EDT

Tags: red-light cameras, speed camera, D.C., Kerry Bentivolio

Smithsonian Folklife Festival highlights Hungarian heritage

It's been a summer tradition on the National Mall for 47 years now. The Smithsonian Folklife festival, which began Wednesday, has a Hungarian theme.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 03:52am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, D.C., National Mall, Hank Silverberg, Hungarian heritage

Smithsonian eyes 4-D theater for one of its oldest buildings

The Smithsonian Institution is seeking a contractor to install and operate an "innovative, technologically advanced, user-friendly, first-class, innovation themed" 4-D theater, or a simulator, or a hybrid version of the two, in the Arts & Industries Building, currently closed for a long-needed overhaul.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 08:43pm EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, D.C.

Providence Hospital lays off workers

District-based Providence Hospital has laid off nearly 40 workers as part of a much wider cost-reduction effort, CEO Amy Freeman confirmed Tuesday, adding another hospital to the recent trend of health care job cuts in the Washington region.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 08:02pm EDT

Tags: Providence Hospital, D.C.

Homeless man charged in machete attack in Arlington

Authorities say a homeless man faces charges in a D.C. suburb after they say he struck two people with a machete.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 05:15am EDT

Tags: D.C., machete attack, Arlington County police

D.C. bike trail rangers will help cyclists, monitor trails

Trained bicyclists will ride D.C.'s four off-road biking trails, helping cyclists with emergency bike repairs and first aid while also collecting data on the maintenance needs of the trails.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 05:03am EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, D.C., trails, bicycling, Metropolitan Branch Trail, Anacostia River Walk Trail, Marvin Gaye Trail, Suitland Parkway Trial, Garrett Hannigan, trail rangers

Slice of Life: Fašon Magazine editor showcases emerging D.C. designers

Former Capitol Hill staffer Janice Susan Wallace applied her passion for discovering the latest emerging designers by founding an online magazine in November 2011 to showcase local talent.

Monday - 06/24/2013, 09:03am EDT

Tags: fashion, Style, Natalie Tomlin, Janice Wallace, slice of life, arts, D.C., Fašon Magazine

Violence in D.C.: 2 dead, 4 wounded

Two people -- an adult and a teen -- are dead and four adults at a graduation party are wounded after three separate, unrelated crimes in the District Wednesday night.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 12:20pm EDT

Tags: D.C., 62nd Street NE, Hillside Road, 42nd Street NE, Metropolitan Police Department

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