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For Veterans Day show, Metro to close one line, expand others

Tue Oct 21, 2014

To accommodate a crowd projected to reach the hundreds of thousands, Metro has shuffled its schedule and planned for a one-day closure of Blue Line service. Full Story

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French International School sets sights on larger campus

Mon Oct 20, 2014

One of the largest private schools in the D.C. region — the Lycée Rochambeau, The French International School — is hoping to bid adieu to its campus in Bethesda and bonjour to a larger consolidated campus to meet the needs of its growing school population. Full Story

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Thousands of feds on leave during misconduct probes

Tue Oct 21, 2014

Scores of federal employees have been placed on paid leave, allowing them to collect paychecks while they await word on whether they will be disciplined for misbehavior. Full Story

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Lonely Planet names D.C. its No. 1 destination for 2015

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Washington is Lonely Planet's number one destination to visit for 2015, a first-time distinction for the city. Full Story

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A mammoth, but careful restoration at Smithsonian

Tue Oct 21, 2014

There are no instructions for taking apart a 20,000-year-old mammoth skeleton. So workers moved carefully Monday as they beheaded the massive one that has loomed for decades over the Ice Age hall in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Full Story

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4 men stabbed in DC attack

Tue Oct 21, 2014

Four men suffered stab wounds after being attacked by a man in the District of Columbia. Full Story

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Smithsonian aims to raise $1.5B to improve museums

Mon Oct 20, 2014

The Smithsonian Institution has embarked on a major campaign to raise $1.5 billion and increase private support for the world's largest museum and research complex to fund programs in history, science, art and culture. Full Story

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Police arrest one, seek two more for sex assaults near Foggy Bottom

Tue Oct 21, 2014

Four women were attacked within a few hours and a few miles of each other early Sunday in Northwest. Police have arrested a man in two of the attacks, but investigators are still looking for two other suspects. Full Story

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Woodward, Bernstein join Kalb Report to talk Watergate

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will discuss their coverage of the Watergate scandal on The Kalb Report Monday evening. Full Story

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Outgoing DC mayor to release transportation plan

Tue Oct 21, 2014

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is set to release a long-term plan to improve the city's transportation network. Full Story

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Virginia man accused of arranging sex with minor

Tue Oct 21, 2014

A northern Virginia man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of driving across state lines for illicit sexual conduct with a minor. Full Story

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Ted Leonsis ... Sexual Caramel? Wizards owner sets the record straight

Mon Oct 20, 2014

You read that right: Revolution Growth co-founder and Washington Wizards/Capitals owner Ted Leonsis reveals that, if the Wizards make the playoffs, not only will he get a mohawk haircut, he'll adopt the nickname "Sexual Caramel." Full Story

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Summer event will play a role in D.C.'s Olympics bid

Sun Oct 19, 2014

As the U.S. Olympics Committee considers D.C.'s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games -- insiders say they'll be looking to an event this coming summer to see how our area handles an event nearing the same size. Full Story

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DC landlords struggle with homelessness crisis

Mon Oct 20, 2014

Landlords and property managers in the District of Columbia are finding themselves at a crossroads. Full Story

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Double shooting kills 1, injures another in DC

Mon Oct 20, 2014

A double shooting in the District of Columbia has killed one man and injured another. Full Story