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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

Labor Department lawyer reportedly killed self with razor

A Labor Department lawyer found dead in a D.C. jail cell this week reportedly committed suicide by slashing his throat with a razor, The Washington Post reports.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 08:13am EDT

Tags: Paul Mannina, D.C., D.C. Jail, Nick Iannelli

D.C. frees up more parking for food trucks

A years-long food fight has finally simmered down, and food trucks are here to stay.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 04:59am EDT

Tags: food trucks, andrew mollenbeck, D.C., Food Truck Association

Temporary farmers market eyed for prime U Street real estate

D.C.-owned vacant lot in the heart of the U Street corridor is in line for a temporary upgrade as a weekend farmers market.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 04:24pm EDT

Tags: U Street corridor, farmers market, D.C.

Take a hike: Local trails and area excursions

Dealing with the day-to-day grind in the Washington area can leave you feeling a bit claustrophobic. Get out in the open air and go for a hike at one of these local spots.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 08:39am EDT

Tags: hike, hikers, trails, outdoors, D.C., great falls park, hiking, Dana Gooley, Rachel Nania

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