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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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34 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

Unlock a historic stay with C&O Canal Quarters program

Riding there on a recent chilly spring morning, I see the Potomac River to my left, serene in some spots, roaring with foamy fury in others.

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1 hr ago | StreetsBlog.org

Suburbs Are Out, Cities Are In - Now What?

American public policy massively subsidizes a way of life that appeals to a shrinking number of Americans.

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5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

The 25 Coolest Small Businesses In Washington DC

It's where global change takes shape, and history is made. But those changemakers still eat, drink, and shop like the rest of us - and local businesses serve up all they could want and more.

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9 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

2 arrested for armed carjacking in DC

Two 19-year-old men have been charted in an armed carjacking that occurred in the 200 block of 14th Street, NE.

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9 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Two bodies found at I-295 and Pennsylvania Ave

Wednesday on the east side of I-295 at the Pennsylvania Avenue off ramp, the body of a man was found.

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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Man is found fatally shot inside Ne D.C. home

A man was found fatally shot Wednesday afternoon inside a home in the Queens Chapel area of Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.

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14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say

In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Look Ma, no Spandex: Once-reluctant rider won over by ease of Capital Bikeshare

Jessica Marquier stops to drop her rented bike off at a Capital Bikeshare rack at 21st Street NW near Pennsylvania Avenue in April 2011.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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