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IRS reviewing records from DC housing complex

IRS reviewing records from DC housing complex WASHINGTON - Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable apartment complex in the District of Columbia Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/VD21Us WASHINGTON - Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

NBC Washington

Park Southern Complex Remains Issue in D.C. Mayor's Race

The D.C. Attorney General's Office said it went to court this week to seek a new buyer for the low-income Park Southern complex on Southern Avenue SE.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Jonetta Rose Barras: The return of 'separate but equal'?a

Is there a Homer Adolph Plessy among us? Activists who care about affordable housing, including how housing policy is implemented in the District, may want to line up at the courthouse to challenge what appears to be the embrace of the "separate-but-equal" doctrine by Mayor Vincent C. Gray's administration.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

New York Daily News

Washington, D.C. residents to vote in November on whether to legalize pot

District of Columbia residents will vote in November on whether to legalize marijuana, setting up another possible fight with Congress over drug laws in the nation's capital.

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Related Topix: Drugs, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Marijuana, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Mass Transit

Parsons Participates in Opening of Silver Line in Virginia

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, Virginia Governor Terry , and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray led the ribbon-cutting ceremony amidst a gathering of other state and local dignitaries, as well as hundreds of train travelers.

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Related Topix: Reston, VA, US Governors, Dulles, VA, Loudoun County, VA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

ABA Journal

DC administrative law judges vote to unionize

Washington, D.C.-government administrative law judges voted Thursday to unionize, capping a two-year battle to do so that largely stemmed from their complaints about mistreatment by their now-former boss, the Washington Post reports.

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Examiner.com

DC Festival returns the District this weekend

Members of the regional African Diaspora are gearing up to attend the D.C. Africa Festival, set to be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - Woodrow Wilson Plaza, in downtown D.C. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and the Office on African Affairs extends their invitation to the various African delegations in the District, as ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Charter Schools Want More Money From D.C.

Charter schools sued the District of Columbia on Wednesday, claiming the District underfunds charter schools that serve 37,000 of the District's children.

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Washington Examiner

Former DC mayors to celebrate nominee's birthday

The Democratic mayoral nominee in the nation's capital is turning 42, and a who's who of local politics is helping her celebrate.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Canadian Plastics Magazine

Washington, D.C. banning PS foam food and drink containers

Washington, D.C. mayor Vincent Gray has signed a law that will ban food and drink containers made of plastic foam for carryout use in the District of Columbia.

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ThinkProgress

D.C. Announces Plan To Finally Clean Up The City's 'Forgotten River'

At first glance, some stretches of the Anacostia river in Washington, D.C. look like those of any other urban waterway - muddy-brown, crossed-over by bridges, flanked by a few grassy trails and dotted with docks here and there.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

D.C. Council members rack up $14,000 bill on Las Vegas trip

A group of D.C. Council members spent close to $14,000 in taxpayer money on a trip to Las Vegas, according to a Washington Times report.

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Russia Taday

Washington DC police will not enforce handgun ban

District of Columbia police officers were told Sunday to cease enforcing the city's ban on carrying loaded handguns in public places.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Guns, The Washington Post Company, US Governors, US News, US Supreme Court

Mass Transit

DC: Metro Launches Silver Line, Largest Expansion of Region's Rail System in More Than Two Decades

Metrorail, the nation's second busiest rapid transit system, grew 10 percent larger July 26 with five new stations and new direct rail service between the Washington region's two largest employment centers, all as a result of the opening of the Silver Line's first phase.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Downtown (Washington, DC), US Politics, Republican, Frank Wolf, us Travel, Travel, Virginia, US Governors

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The George Towner

Trumps, D.C. Officials Break Ground on Old Post Office Redevelopment

The first of two major redevelopments expected on Pennsylvania Avenue, "America's Boulevard," broke ground July 23 as construction began to transform the Old Post Office into the Trump International Hotel.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Pennsylvania, US Governors, Trump Organization, Real Estate, John Mica, US Politics, Republican

Government Computer News

DC government commits to transparency with FOIA portal and open data policies

Washington, D.C., took a big step this week on the road to government transparency.

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The Washington Post

Jonetta Rose Barras: Plenty of blame to go around on Park Southern controversy

No one is blameless in the controversy surrounding Park Southern Apartments - not Mayor Vincent C. Gray's administration, the D.C. Council or the building's nonprofit owner.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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