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Friday | Common Dreams

Demanding End to Obama's Deportation Surge, 145 Arrested Outside White House

Demonstrators marched Thursday from the headquarters of Immigration and Customs Enforcement to the White House.

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Friday | The Washington Post

Washington, D.C., boundary tour: our 40-mile walk along the District border

Washington is a city known for its protest marches, patriotic parades and trudging tourists.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Jonetta Rose Barras: The tools to rescue under-performing schools in the District

I walked into the CityBridge Foundation one summer afternoon, responding to an invitation from its president, Katherine Bradley , to learn about the organization's Tools to 100 Schools program.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

City Paper

ToDo ToDay: The Lost Angel, Savion Glover, and Frog Eyes

In 1966, it didn't take much for the East German government to ban a film with possible existential themes, particularly if the film was a comment on the Nazis' confiscation of art in the years leading up to World War II.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Streetcar drill on H Street NE corridor

Streetcar drill on H Street NE corridor Police, Metro Fire, and DDOT all responded to a crash on H Street early Sunday morning.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS Local

Free Flicks From Beltway to Beltway

As if you needed a surer sign that summer is winding down, the curtain is falling on more free summertime movie festivals this week, from Beltway to Beltway.

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Washington Blade

This year's winner and loser neighborhoods

Last month we looked at active vs. sold listings for D.C. overall. This week, we'll look at the median price over the past seven months for D.C. neighborhoods based on zip code.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

DC Taxicab Commission wants to start van service

DC Taxicab Commission wants to start van service WASHINGTON Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1oWkBE2 Today the DC Taxicab Commission says it is working on creating a new service that will pick up passengers in places where taxis rarely go right now.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Gazette.net

Bladensburg set to relive history with War of 1812 weekend

Nearly 200 years to the day after it unfolded on a field outside of Washington, D.C., the Battle of Bladensburg will return to the original site this weekend with the help of American and British soldier re-enactors.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

With scents called 'Rihanna' and 'Sexual Sugar Daddy,' oil men give whiff of city life

Justin Green stands on the Anacostia Metro platform, ready to work. A belt stretches across his chest, holding 33 tiny bottles filled with colorful liquids.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

Free Flicks For Final Week of Summer For Kids

Summer is quickly winding down for most kids around here, and the people who put on the free movies from Beltway to Beltway seem to have noticed.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Canada.com

Postcard from Bladensburg: U.S. military's darkest day gave Canada sweet revenge

City Administrator John Moss poses in his office, a few days before the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bladensburg.

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The Washington Post

Street Smart: what to do at the Capitol Riverfront

The hum of idling engines, roar of forklifts and bleeping of construction vehicles are audible harbingers of this quickly evolving Southeast Washington spot.

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DC Military

Joint Base clinic offers range of services

Senior Airman Lucas Jensen, medical technician, left, Senior Airman Kendra Riley, medical technician, middle, and Capt.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Infrastructure USA

Strategic Top 100: North American Infrastructure 2014 Report

The Strategic Top 100 North America is designed to identify projects - strategic projects - immediately necessary for revitalizing economic competitiveness and opportunity creation.

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The Washington Post

Groups team up for smartphone-based tour of Logan Circle

Unveiled in July 2013, the Logan Circle Heritage Trail guides visitors to notable sites in the neighborhood .

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Grist Magazine

Public art, environment, history, and the locals all collide in the Anacostia River

The Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C., reacted less than embracingly last month to the idea of an artist submerging a "mock gas station" into its eponymous river as an artistic statement about climate change.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

CBS Local

Enjoy Free Movies During Dog Days of Summer

These may be the dog days of summer, but this week has one big reminder that fall is almost on the way.

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DC Military

Feds Feed Families, school supply donation campaigns kick off

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling kicked off its Feds Feed Families food donation efforts August 1, and will collect non-perishable items throughout the month in conjunction with the overall federal campaign.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Officials say D.C. is halfway to goal of 10,000 affordable housing units

Is it for homeless people? Poor people? Is it for young families who cannot afford more space? Is it for people who work, but who cannot afford housing near their jobs? Despite the term's amorphous definition, concerns about the cost of housing in Washington are rising about as fast as the rents have in recent years.

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