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The state educational standards heralded with great acclaim in 2010 have hit on hard times.
The total number of hate crimes in the District of Columbia declined in 2013 while those based solely on race rose by nearly 40 percent, according to an annual report from the Metropolitan Police Department.
A public schoolteacher claims in court that the District of Columbia fired him for refusing his principal's orders "to change and falsify student records, to alter test scores on standardized assessments, and to fabricate levels of student achievement."
The world's biggest banks have now paid more than $125 billion in fines for wrongdoing tied to the financial crisis.
One hundred dollars is more valuable in Missouri than it is in Illinois - in fact, more valuable than in all but three other states, and one of those is a tie.
Lawmakers in statehouses across the United States have approved 132 immigration-related laws so far this year, representing a nine percent decline since 2013, according to a report issued by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Boasberg ruled that US law bars former heads of state from being sued for actions they took while in office, but not for private acts or those taken in prior government posts.
The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the common stock of , Inc. during the period between February 1, 2012 through May 7, ... (more)
A Canna Security America technician surveys a legal marijuana growing facility. Cultivation facilities typically range from 10,000-25,000 square feet and require 30 to 80 surveillance cameras.
Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable apartment complex in the District of Columbia that's become a flashpoint in the race for mayor.
A number of Bridgewater residents are preparing to begin at James Madison University as part of the class of 2018.
On August 14th, Pro-Football, Inc. filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, seeking Section 1071 review of the TTAB's "REDSKINS" decision of June 18, 2014 [ TTABlogged here ].
Does the Magnolia state care about its children? Most Mississippians would likely say yes, but WalletHub ranked the state 51st in the country -- 50 states plus the District of Columbia -- when it comes to underprivileged children.
How much is $100 dollars worth? The answer to this varies greatly depending upon where you live.
A watchdog group on Monday sued the U.S. government , accusing the Obama White House of interfering in and thwarting the release of public documents under the Freedom of Information Act.
Already on the forefront of green building innovation, the District of Columbia has adopted a new set of construction codes that, most notably, includes advanced energy and green construction regulations.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 02:50 am
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