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1 hr ago | The Washington Post
Four exceptional homes will be available for tours on October 4 and 5 during the 58th Potomac Country House Tour & Festival , including a "re-imagined" Williamsburg Colonial-style home designed by architect and developer Tracy Vargo and his wife Mary Vargo and renovated by Rill Architects . A Potomac contemporary home, owned by Deborah Kalkstein , who operates the Contemporaria interior design studio in Georgetown, showcases her industrial chic style and interest in metals and modern art.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A District detective said an American University professor charged with burglary and setting fires earlier this month may have set the fires to monitor the city's emergency service response times. At a hearing in D.C. Superior Court Monday, prosecutors also indicated they were looking into whether David W. Pitts, 37 , may have also been selling prescription drugs to college students after police found more than 5,000 pills and multiple blank prescription pads in his apartment.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Metro is looking at ways to improve service on dozens of bus routes across the Washington region, and wants riders' input before the recommended adjustments go into effect starting in December. Metro's bus chief, Jack Requa, said these adjustments are important to continue to meet demand for bus service in the region.
8 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer NEW YORK - While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic - the legalization of same-sex marriage and the decriminalization of marijuana. Neither cause was embraced by Obama during his first term.
12 hrs ago | Washington Times
In fact, it was the day before news outlets were looping security-camera images of the NFL running back punching out his then-fiance Janay Palmer, that the "Scandal" actress was filming a public service announcement about a rarely discussed component of domestic violence known a financial abuse. "For many, many of those cases - 98 percent of those cases - the financial abuse is what keeps a woman trapped," Washington said.
Dance Place reopens in overhauled DC studio space A dance theater and studio complex is reopening in northeast Washington's Brookland neighborhood after a $4 million renovation. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1tSHCGr WASHINGTON - A dance theater and studio complex is reopening in northeast Washington's Brookland neighborhood after a $4 million renovation.
Looking to widen its cultural footprint in Washington, the S&R Foundation, which usually holds concerts at its historic Evermay mansion in Georgetown, ventured out to the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage on Friday to present its season opener. Cellist Char Prescott and pianist Ryo Yanagitani squeezed a varied program of Bach, Brahms and Bartok into the Millennium's one-hour format.
A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle close to the intersection of Girard Street NW early Sunday morning, DC Police said. Man dead in DC hit and run A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle close to the intersection of Girard Street NW early Sunday morning, DC Police said.
Words are indeed the star of this Taffety Punk production as much as the Devil himself in Marcus Kyd 's ambitious The Devil in His Own Words stitched together from more than 30 literary works ranging from the Quran to the Book of Revelations, from Twain to Bulgakov to C.S. Lewis . Like a patchwork, the pieces contrast vividly in tone, pace and intensity, highlighting Kyd's artistic range and strength.
This time-lapse movie shows solar prominence motion over 58 minutes taken 7 Sep 2014. A total of 172,000 frames were processed and enhanced to make this film clip.
Stonecipher: Landrieu is more D.C. than La. Elliott Stonecipher looks at Mary Landrieu being more about Washington than Louisiana Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tO7UcP Honestly, I wondered if I could make it all the way through this skirmish without offering my two cents worth.
Fall may be right around the corner, but at the end of this week, drive-in-style big screen presentations are coming to three places in the Baltimore-Washington area that haven't had them all summer, even as other locations say goodbye to their outdoor film festivals for the season. This week's free movie schedule also features more tributes to the late Robin Williams, a screening of the latest Best Picture Oscar winner that's just for seniors, and a blockbuster movie for kids presented in Spanish.
View taken on November 20, 2009 shows the US Senate and Capitol Dome where the Senate will be in session tonight and all day tomorrow on Capitol Hill in Washington. Asked what the Senate should do first if Republicans win it back in November, Nevada Republican Rep. Mark Amodei said it doesn't really matter as long as it gets something done.
For years, staffers on Capitol Hill have told me that there was just no way a member of Congress or anyone who works for or around them would - or should - appear on a modern reality TV show. Many a producer has attempted over the years to find real Washington-insider characters to cast in various shows, apparently convinced that their world offered the kind of drama and conflict that fuels the genre.
THE SENATE will hold a hearing next week on the pros and cons of D.C. statehood. In truth, lawmakers need look no further than the title of the hearing - " Equality for the District of Columbia " - to understand the fundamental issue.
Ruthless campaigner Tim Krepp emailed supporters on Friday afternoon to say he wholeheartedly supports Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., and they should, too.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:05 pm
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