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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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Politico

The deal that upended Washington's September

Last weekend, one of President Barack Obama's top national security advisers scored a major coup during a visit to the Middle East: Saudi Arabia finally agreed to serve as a host country for training Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants. So the adviser, Lisa Monaco, flew on the red eye back to Washington to deliver the news personally to Obama in the Oval Office Tuesday morning, administration officials said.

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City Paper

Arts Commission Will Remove "Junk"-Looking 5 -5 Installation in Anacostia

Anacostia residents bombarded their neighborhood email list, flooded Councilmember Marion Barry 's phone line, and called 311 to complain of a 5x5 Project art installation that they say is insensitive to their neighborhood. And now, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities - the government agency that runs the biennial 5x5 citywide public art project - says it will remove the installation from Good Hope Road SE.

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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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City Paper

Arts Commission Will Remove "Junk"-Looking 5 -5 Installation in Anacostia

Anacostia residents bombarded their neighborhood email list, flooded Councilmember Marion Barry 's phone line, and called 311 to complain of a 5x5 Project art installation that they say is insensitive to their neighborhood. And now, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities - the government agency that runs the biennial 5x5 citywide public art project - says it will remove the installation from Good Hope Road SE.

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The Washington Post

5 myths about the national anthem

This weekend marks the 200th anniversary of the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Over the years, many debates have surrounded the national anthem - involving its meaning, its quality and the circumstances under which Francis Scott Key came to write it.

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