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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 $449,000 which is roughly $434/per square foot. More Washington, DC information.

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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Town Square | Four extraordinary homes on tour in Potomac

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.

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

American University professor ordered to remain in jail

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.

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Public hearings on proposed Metrobus changes

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.

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8 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

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.

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12 hrs ago | Washington Times

Washington talks domestic violence, motherhood

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.

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16 hrs ago | Baltimore News

DC statehood bill to get Capitol Hill hearing

For the first time in 21 years, a Congressional committee will consider the notion of turning the District of Columbia into the nation's 51st state. A Senate committee will hear testimony on Monday about a bill that would transform the nation's capital into the "state of New Columbia."

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Dance Place reopens in overhauled DC studio space

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.

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The Washington Post

Char Prescott and Ryo Yanagitani pull off varied program

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.

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WUSA-TV Washington

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. 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.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: the Devil in his Own Words

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.

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Concord Monitor

The haunting of failures past

So if you can stomach learning how our beautiful, vexed city became a cat toy for national politicians and an ongoing rebuke of democracy, this is as good a place as any to start. Ignore the subtitle, though.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CNN

Solar prominences in motion

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.

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The News-Star

Stonecipher: Landrieu is more D.C. than La.Stonecipher: Landrieu is...

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.

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CBS Local

Free Flicks: Outdoor Movies

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.

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The Daily Caller

Ask Congress: What Should A Republican Senate Do First? [VIDEO]

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.

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The Washington Post

Is a Rival Survivala the end of Congressa s reality TV aversion?

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.

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City Paper

The Cold War on Cars

Most D.C. households own cars. Sixty-two percent of them, to be precise. That figure comes up repeatedly at debates over zoning changes, parking minimums, and the District government's alleged "war on cars" in a city where most households own them.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Washington Post

D.C.: The 51st state

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.

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Roll Call

Cynics Be Damned: Krepp Endorses Norton ... on Statehood Efforts

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.

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WUSA-TV Washington

DC man gets 20 years for murder

A D.C. man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for murdering a man during a 2013 armed robbery, officials said. DC man gets 20 years for murder WASHINGTON -- A D.C. man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for murdering a man during a 2013 armed robbery, officials said.

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