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"I don't think anyone is going to win that jackpot tonight," Ernie Brown said late Tuesday morning when I walked into his empty beverage shop.
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6 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
According to Jan Withers with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 20 states now require all convicted drunk drivers to use an ignition interlock device.
Renovation plans have taken over numerous parts of the District of Columbia, including area that some thought have been long forgotten.
Southern Methodist University has named criminal and family law scholar Jennifer M. Collins dean of the Dedman School of Law.
Contrary to what you think every time you drive, Texas does not have the worst drivers in the nation.
Lottery fever was sweeping the Southland today, with the jackpot for the multi-state Mega Millions game soaring to $636 million, making it the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
Everyone thinks his state has the worst drivers, but a new study reveals which ones are actually the worst in America.
States refusing Obamacare's Medicaid expansion will disproportionately harm minorities - particularly African-Americans who tend to reside in GOP-led southern states that have rejected the expansion, according to a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation .
A federal magistrate judge has concluded a fact-finding mission into the handling of mass protester arrests in the District of Columbia in 2002.
Fee increases for picnic reservations in national parks in the District of Columbia are being considered.
A new report on volunteering and civic life in America shows that District of Columbia residents now rank in the top 10 states in America.
A judge rules the U.S. government's gathering of Americans' phone records likely is unlawful.
At least two people were injured in a two-alarm fire at Shoreham North Condominiums near the Woodley Park Metro station.
In a potential blow to government surveillance efforts, a federal judge in Washington D.C today ruled that the National Security Agency's practice of collecting phone metadata records on millions of Americans may be unconstitutional.
Today, the National Security Administration, or NSA, got slammed by a federal judge who found that its practice of systematically keeping records of all Americans' phone calls probably violates the U.S. Constitution: In a 68-page ruling, Judge Richard J. Leon of the District of Columbia called the program's technology "almost Orwellian" and ... (more)
A decade ago, Florida made a consorted effort to make sure third graders could read, and it now appears that effort is paying off.
The figure is derived from the total impact of beer brewed by craft brewers as it moves through the three-tier system , as well as all non-beer products that brewpub restaurants sell.