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Column: Will Robert Griffin III play another game in Washington?

Thu Nov 27, 2014

It's hard to believe that we are having this conversation after what we witnessed just two short years ago, but Robert Griffin III's days in Washington are all but done. Full Story

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Memorial services announced for Marion Barry

Thu Nov 27, 2014

Beginning next Thursday, former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry will lie in repose at the Wilson Building, launching a three-day celebration of the leader's life and legacy. Full Story

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Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas tree lighting

Thu Nov 27, 2014

Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year's National Christmas Tree lighting in President's Park near the White House. Full Story

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Retired DC auxiliary bishop, La native, dies at 91

Thu Nov 27, 2014

The Diocese of Lake Charles says Bishop Glen John Provost will celebrate a burial Mass on Saturday for a retired auxiliary bishop of Washington, D.C., the Most Rev. Leonard Olivier. Full Story

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DC's Trot for Hunger 5K helps less fortunate

Thu Nov 27, 2014

Iffy weather notwithstanding, a Washington tradition will continue on Thanksgiving morning with the annual Trot for Hunger 5K. Full Story

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Washington can sue Native Americans over team name trademarks, judge rules

Wed Nov 26, 2014

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2nd night of Ferguson protests in D.C.

Tue Nov 25, 2014

D.C. saw its second protest in as many nights over a Missouri grand jury's decision Monday not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Full Story

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On Bike to School Day, car-bike wreck demonstrates risks of city biking

Wed Nov 26, 2014

A bicyclist was injured Wednesday morning near Observatory Circle providing a grim example of the dangers riders face navigating urban streets on International Bike To School Day. Full Story

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Thanksgiving travel tips for airports

Tue Nov 25, 2014

Whether they're going to grandma's or a good friend's, millions of Americans are headed to the airports this week during what is traditionally the busiest travel time of the year. Full Story

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In D.C., Ferguson protests loud but peaceful

Tue Nov 25, 2014

While protests in Ferguson, Missouri, turned violent after the grand jury's decision Monday not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, in the District the decision was met peacefully, with marches and chants. Full Story

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Marion Barry remembered at annual turkey giveaway

Tue Nov 25, 2014

A Thanksgiving week tradition in Ward 8 doubled as a tribute on Tuesday, as thousands of residents waited in line for free turkeys that the late Marion Barry helped provide. Full Story

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Memorial spanning 3 days set for Marion Barry

Wed Nov 26, 2014

Marion Barry will be remembered with three days of events culminating in a four-hour memorial service at the Washington Convention Center. Full Story

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NFL player trades playbook for grade books

Wed Nov 26, 2014

Former NFL player Ricardo Silva turned in his pads to pursue his true passion, as a teacher and role model for the next generation Full Story

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Dominican police arrest 2 in killing of US lawyer

Tue Nov 25, 2014

A police spokesman in the Dominican Republic says two men have been arrested in the slaying of a Washington lawyer who was found dead last month at his home in Santo Domingo. Full Story

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Report: Region should boost private economy, global competitiveness

Tue Nov 25, 2014

The Washington area has long relied on Uncle Sam for much of its livelihood, but a study from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis says the time has come for the area to boost its regional private economy and global competitiveness. Full Story