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5 hrs ago | The Republic

Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best

Donald Trump says his new hotel in the Old Post Office building in downtown Washington "will be one of the fine ... and maybe the finest" hotels in the world.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, US Governors, Pennsylvania

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Bowser defends her actions in Park Southern takeover controversy

The front gate of the Park Southern complex is bent and broken. The Park Southern Towers has many maintenance-related problems due to negligence and lack of care.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Philly.com

Marijuana decriminalization is in effect in DC - Philly next?

Our nation's capital is putting a pragmatic new policy into place today: removing criminal penalties for adults caught with small amounts of marijuana .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Philadelphia, PA

Roll Call

Scarce Prospects for Senate Shooting Down D.C. Gun Control

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Chief Alfred Durham, prepare for a news conference in Rayburn on a House passed amendment by Rep. Thomas Massie's, R-Ky., that would "block D.C. from enforcing its local gun laws, as part of the Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Services and General Services ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Governors, Republican, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

The Baltimore Sun

Decriminalized pot takes effect in Washington, D.C.

Bob Leeds, co-owner of Sea of Green Farms, shows some of the marijuana he produces during a tour of his company's facility in Seattle, Washington.

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Related Topix: Drugs, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Governors, Baltimore, MD

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Roll Call

Mayoral Candidates Would Vary Approach to Hill on Home Rule

A day after Rep. Andy Harris declared he was targeting with an appropriations rider a locally passed law that would make possession of small amounts of marijuana in the District of Columbia punishable by only a $25 ticket, Mayor Vincent Gray publicly denounced the congressman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, Columbia, SC, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, US Governors

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Pedro Ribeiro, top spokesman for Vincent Gray, departs for federal post

Mayor Vincent C. Gray will serve the last 51/2 months of his term without his most stalwart public defender, chief spokesman Pedro Ribeiro.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, US Politics, Zoe Lofgren

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Roll Call

Priorities, Priorities: In D.C., Yoga More Expensive, Beer More Available

How's this for a city motto: Washington, D.C., where the yoga's expensive and the beer is easy! That might need a little work, but that's the gist of the fiscal 2015 D.C. spending plan that is on a glide path now that the D.C. Council has over-ridden Mayor Vincent Gray's veto of its $10.6 billion spending plan.

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Related Topix: Dc Yoga, Health Club, US Governors, Roll Call, Washington DC

Roll Call

D.C. Council Overrides Gray's Veto of Yoga Tax, but Beer Language Safe

The District's fiscal 2015 spending plan will likely make D.C.-brewed beer more accessible, and working out a little more expensive.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Columbia, SC

The Washington Post

Gray campaign accuses head of Park Southern nonprofit of 'double dealing'

The Rev. Rowena Joyce Scott holds a prayer service for 8-year-old Makayla Darden at Imagine Public Charter School in Washington, on Feb. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Washington Post, Publishing, The Washington Post Company, US Governors

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Washington Times

Mayor Gray vetoes District's fiscal 2015 budget

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Friday vetoed the spending plan adopted by the council, disagreeing with elements of the budget that taxed fitness centers, didn't do enough to reduce taxes on seniors and stripped funding from the city's streetcar program.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tax

Reuters

Washington, D.C. mayor vetoes budget bill

Outgoing Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed the budget passed by the city council last month, saying on Friday it would harm the district's elderly and calling on the council to delay their summer recess and craft a new spending plan.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Long Term Care, Health, Washington DC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

CBS Local

Former Mayor Endorses Bowser in DC Race

Bowser is the District's Democratic nominee after she defeated incumbent Vincent Gray in an April primary.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

D.C. Mayor to Congress: Don't Mess With City's Marijuana Law

By long tradition, Washington-area residents flee the capital on summer weekends for Ocean City and other beach towns on Maryland's nearby Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: US News, Drugs, US Politics, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Media, Radio, National Public Radio

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Examiner.com

Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe's retirement effective today

Washington, D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe's tenure ends today, amid problems and controversy despite the support of Mayor Vincent Gray.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Fire, Sarasota, FL

The Washington Post

Vincent Gray: D.C. residents should rethink Maryland shore vacation plans

Fewer D.C. residents could be plying the Ocean City boardwalk, if Mayor Vincent C. Gray has his way.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, The Washington Post Company, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Drugs, Marijuana

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBS Local

D.C.'s New Minimum Wage Goes Into Effect Today

D.C. workers are celebrating today, as the city's minimum wage increases from $8.25 to $9.50 per hour.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Medical Daily

DC Republicans May Have Accidentally Legalized Marijuana By Amending Spending Bill

Republicans in Congress have apparently lost a fight with local Democrats in Washington, D.C., over decriminalizing marijuana - if only temporarily.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US News, US Governors, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, The Washington Post Company

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Oregonian

Marijuana news: House Republicans deny funding for Washington, D.C.'s decriminalization law

A new Washington, D.C., law that reduces punishment for pot possession to a $25 fine is in jeopardy after House Republicans stepped in to halt its implementation, The Washington Post reports .

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

How a Sneaky GOP Congressman Will Try to Block DC Marijuana Decriminalization

Rep. Andy Harris, a physician, says "Marijuana is not safe or legal. There is more evidence every day that it is not safe."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives

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