Washington, DC Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Vigil held for teen killed in Anacostia double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    "I just want people to pray for my son," Jackson's father told NBC Washington . "Use his death as something to allow you to be something different than another young, black man lying on the street dead," he said.

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  2. Lawmakers likely to do what they do best: the bare minimumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Jan. 27, 2014 file photo, the Capitol is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday, Sept.

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  3. Georgetown to give slave descendants priority for admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Georgetown University will give preference in admissions to the descendants of slaves owned by the Maryland Jesuits as part of its effort to atone for profiting from the sale of enslaved people, the president of the prominent Jesuit university in Washington announced Thursday. The announcement from President John DeGioia came as Georgetown released a report calling on its leaders to offer a formal apology for the university's participation in the slave trade.

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  4. Thousands drive on this mystery DC freeway every day a " but dona t know its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Potomac River Freeway, or simply the Potomac Freeway, is a short, sunken highway than runs between the Roosevelt Bridge and the Whitehurst Freeway behind the Kennedy Center and Watergate Hotel. In an informal The Potomac River Freeway, or simply the Potomac Freeway, is a short, sunken highway that runs between the Roosevelt Bridge and the Whitehurst Freeway behind the Kennedy Center and Watergate Hotel.

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  5. Families baffled by disappearance of DC playground firetruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Families who frequent Walter Pierce Park in Adams Morgan have been wondering what happened to a popular piece of playground equipment that was shaped like a firetruck. The truck recently disappeared, causing a lot of confusion.

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  6. 10 up-and-coming Washington, D.C. neighborhoods to buy a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Most people are familiar with areas like Georgetown, Capitol Hill and Dupont Circle, not to mention Bethesda, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia. But the District of Columbia comprises dozens of unique areas with which even seasoned residents may not be familiar, each of them offering its own array of dining, entertainment and housing options.

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  7. 5 real estate trends to know before selling your Washington, D.C., homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A "For Sale" sign sits in the front yard of a house June 23, 2015 in Northeast Washington, D.C. In June 2016, the median selling price set a record and sales were the highest in almost 11 years. It's a seller's market in our nation's capital, but that doesn't necessarily mean you'll get an offer as soon as you list your home.

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  8. Today in History: Aug. 21Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    On Aug. 21, 1831, Nat Turner launched a violent slave rebellion in Virginia resulting in the deaths of at least 55 whites. In 1911, Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" was stolen from the Louvre Museum in Paris.

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  9. Colombian rebel leader calls on US to free jailed comradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    One of Colombia's most-grizzled and important rebel fighters is calling on President Barack Obama to do more to support peace and to free a guerrilla leader jailed for more than a decade in the United States. Speaking amid the trees of his jungle hideout in southern Colombia, the guerrilla commander known by the alias Martin Corena said such a move would be the best way for the Obama administration to back with actions its public support for an approaching deal to end decades of bloody fighting.

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  10. Anti-imperialism schooling now a must for Bolivian officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Good leadership skills won't be enough for Bolivian officers seeking promotion to the rank of captain in any branch of the South American nation's military. They must now add ideological schooling.

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  11. Hacker posts personal info of House Democrats and staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Aug. 11, 2016, photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi is advising fellow Democrats to change their cellphone numbers and not let family members read their text messages after personal and official information of Democratic House members and congressional staff was posted online. 2 comments

  12. D.C. chef Michel Richard has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Richard is behind several D.C. restaurants, such as Citronelle in Georgetown and Citrus, which have since closed, and Central on Pennsylvania Avenue, which remains open.

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  13. Sept. 11 memorial motorcycle ride ending on a sour noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Aug. 17, 2007 file photo, motorcyclists enter Allegany College of Maryland in Cumberland, Md., for a regrouping stop as they participate in the annual America's 9/11 Ride. Leaders of the massive, annual motorcycle procession to the three Sept.

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  14. Top-selling DC-area homes in July 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    July set no records for the high-end of the D.C. region's housing market, but the most expensive residential property that sold last month was still a lofty $5.3 million, according to data provided by listing service MRIS Inc. The seven-bedroom, custom contemporary at 1930 Foxview Circle in the District's Foxhall Village neighborhood was originally listed at $5.7 million. Closing sales priced of the 15 most expensive residential transactions in the Washington region in July ranged from $2.5 million to $5.3 million.

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  15. DCa s luxury-home market takes a hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Residential sales in the District are brisk and prices continue to climb modestly, but the high-end of the market is starting to stumble. Real estate firm Redfin says Washington is one of the worst-performing markets for luxury real estate right now, at least based on pricing.

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  16. Key Bridge Marriotta s future is uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Key Bridge Marriott has anchored the Virginia side of the Key Bridge for 57 years, and is Marriott International's longest continuously operating hotel property, but its future is now in the hands of a new landlord. Bethesda-based Host Hotels & Resorts has acquired the ground leases for the Key Bridge Marriott, at 1401 Lee Highway, for $54 million, and says the location begs for something new.

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  17. Boy, 6, shot in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Police said the incident occurred at around 4:45 p.m. in the 2500 block of Pomeroy Road. They are looking for two suspects.

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  18. DC police arrest suspect in fatal shootingRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The shooting occurred just before 4 a.m. on Saturday on the 2300 block of Good Hope Road in Southeast Washington.

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  19. 2 dead, 5 injured in separate shootings in WashingtonRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Washington Post reports it all happened between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. Saturday. District of Columbia Police say a woman was fatally shot inside an apartment in Southeast Washington, and a man was killed on 14th Street in the Northwest.

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  20. Va. town keeps parks open late for Pokemon Go playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The town of Leesburg, Virginia, wants to make it easier for "Pokemon Go" players to capture a Caterpie, Bulbasaur or Poliwhirl after dark. The Leesburg Police Department announced in a Facebook posting Friday three town parks would stay open until 10 p.m. - after the customary dusk closing - to accommodate users of the wildly popular augmented-reality mobile game.

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