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Washington, DC, Washington DC is located in District of Columbia County. Zip codes in Washington, DC include 20409, 20350, and 20578. The median home price in Washington, DC is $449,500 which is roughly $421/per square foot. More Washington, DC information.

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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

In District, Emancipation Day crowd is thin but mostly enthusiastic

Wednesday marked another Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the 152nd anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's signing of a bill freeing slaves in Washington.

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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Kelly: New book details the history of Woodward & Lothrop, a vanished D.C. department store

"Woodward & Lothrop never strived to be the best but certainly never found itself at the bottom," Michael J. Lisicky writes in his new book.

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7 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Washington's Cherry Blossom Trees: The Complicated Roots

Washington's cherry blossoms have become an iconic image of springtime in the nation's capital.

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11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Records for cold nearly set this morning; freeze watch tonight

Following rare mid-April snowflakes last night, much of the Washington, D.C. metro region dropped near to below freezing this morning.

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11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Broccoli City Festival FAQ

Saturday's Broccoli City Festival will pair R&B and rap with group workouts and the gospel of healthy living at the new Gateway Pavilion on the St. Elizabeths campus .

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14 hrs ago | Patch.com

Washington Monument to Reopen May 12; Tour Tix on Sale Wednesday

For those of you who commute in and out of DC, you may have noticed that the scaffolding is finally off of the Washington Monument , after repairs were made from the area's rare earthquake on Aug. 23, 2011.

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16 hrs ago | Streetsblog

DC Inspires Bike Lane Envy With Curb-Protected Cycling

Here's a good sign that protected bike lanes are here to stay in American cities: Cities are increasingly trading plastic bollards for concrete curbs, making the lanes a more permanent feature of the landscape.

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20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

David Catania's D.C. mayoral run puts gay Democrats in a tough spot

Councilman David Catania speaks to the media in this file photo. Catania, a former Republican running as an independent, will face fellow D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser in the general election for mayor this November.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks

Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.

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The Washington Post

22 reasons why congressional spring breakers are just like you

Last week, Congress packed their bags and left the Capitol Hill campus for spring recess -- the congressional equivalent of spring break.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Pallas Theatre Collective to Stage She Stoops to Conquer, 5/14-6/1

Pallas Theatre Collective is delighted to present She Stoops to Conquer at the Anacostia Arts Center from May 14th to June 1st, 2014.

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The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Mary Landrieu's New Ad Says Obama Policies 'Simply Wrong'

Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Mary Landrieu , , in a new ad for her re-election campaign, distances herself from the Obama administration while touting her Washington insider cred that has led to her chairmanship of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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Bradenton.com

Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders

President Barack Obama meets with faith leaders, including far left, Dr. Noel Castellanos, of the Christian Community Development Association in Chicago, far left, and continuing clockwise from the president, Dr. Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Suzii Paynter, executive coordinator, Cooperative Baptist ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Lanier urges against drawing quick conclusions in police shooting at Capitol

Capitol Hill police officers search the site after a car chase and shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 3, 2013.

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StreetsBlog.org

Capitol Hill: Uncle Sam Wants You to Drive: 5 Tax Breaks for Cars in the U.S. Tax Code

It's April 15. If you bought an electric car in 2013, you can claim a tax break today.

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The Washington Post

Fashion trucks roll out across the Washington region

Most women have an understandable aversion to getting into unfamiliar vehicles. Which explains why Donna Hundley has watched as people circle her business - once, twice, three times - as they decide whether to stop and step inside.

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The Washington Post

House Democrats renew push for comprehensive immigration reform vote

Activists hold signs and family photos protesting U.S. immigration policy in Lafayette Square outside the White House on March 12, 2014, in Washington, D.C. House Democrats are renewing their push for a vote on a proposed comprehensive immigration reform package, vowing Tuesday to refocus efforts on pressuring Republicans to sign onto a discharge ... (more)

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Government Executive

The FBI Thinks It Can Pass Off Downtown D.C. as Shanghai

If you're a movie director, low on cash, in need of a nightlife shot in Shanghai, but can't fly to China, there is a solution: Just film in D.C.'s Chinatown.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

Sister Schubert to speak at business breakfast

Sister Schubert, who founded her Troy bakery in 1989, will speak April 29 at the Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill.

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Switched

Federal Charges Filed Against Woman Accused Of Throwing Shoe At Hillary Clinton

Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a convention speech.

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