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  • DC metro gas prices up 8 cents from last week

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gas prices in the D.C. metro area are up 8 cents from a week ago. In its weekly report, AAA said Sunday that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded…

  • Legalization prompts potential entrepreneurs to learn about the business of marijuana

    D.C.’s new law legalizes possession of up to 2 ounces of marijuana, and also allows people to grow their own.

  • Car show aims to benefit veterans

    The 6th annual Military Benefit Car Show continues Sunday, March 1.

  • DC revenues increase, shrinking budget gap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia government revenues have increased slightly, meaning Mayor Muriel Bowser has a smaller budget gap to fill. The District’s chief financial officer announced Friday that projected revenues for the upcoming…

  • Teen shot near D.C. Elementary School

    WASHINGTON — A teenager was shot near an elementary school in the District on Friday afternoon. Metropolitan Police say it happened just down the street from Stanton Elementary School in Southeast before 4 p.m. The boy was conscious…

  • Metro: System safe despite smoke incidents

    WASHINGTON — Metro has released new information about smoke incidents that occurred in multiple stations this past weekend, including one incident passengers described as an “explosion.” Metro now says there was a sudden release of…

  • D.C. mayor weighs-in 1 year after Relisha Rudd’s disappearance

    WASHINGTON – Sunday marks one year since then-8-year-old Relisha Rudd was last seen. While police are waiting until next week to provide an update on the case, Mayor Muriel Bowser is weighing in ahead of the anniversary. One…

  • Sentence reduced for 2 Supreme Court demonstrators

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two protesters who pleaded guilty to demonstrating inside the Supreme Court have had their sentences reduced from five days in jail to one. The two appeared in D.C. Superior Court on Friday…

  • DC mayor appoints new schools superintendent

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed Hansuel Kang as the city’s new schools superintendent. Kang will head the city’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education. That doesn’t mean she’s…

  • Spike Mendelsohn to head DC Food Policy Council

    District Mayor Muriel Bowser has named prolific D.C. chef Spike Mendelsohn as chair of the District’s new Food Policy Council. Mendelsohn will head efforts to promote the food economy and entrepreneurship, improve food access and…

  • Unprecedented D.C. trash collection after cold snap

    WASHINGTON — After an extended cold snap led to a delay in garbage collection, D.C. is launching an unprecedented effort to clean up the streets. Extra crews from the Department of Public Works will be…

  • Cold weather could delay blooming of cherry blossoms

    WASHINGTON — The frigid weather that has lingered in the D.C. area this season could impact D.C.’s famous cherry blossom trees. According to the National Park Service, peak bloom typically occurs around April 4, but…

  • With pot legal, it’s time to talk with your kids

    WASHINGTON — Now that it’s legal to possess and use marijuana in the District, some experts say it’s time to have a discussion with your children about the drug. “Sit down and have an open…

  • Pot fight between DC mayor, Congress could cost the city

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser had little choice, given…

  • D.C. mosque vandalized for 2nd time in a week

    WASHINGTON — Tape and plastic have again been added to a broken window at a mosque in Northeast D.C. after vandals struck for the second time in a week. On Monday, the Ivy City Majid &…