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  1. Judge rules closure of 15 D.C. schools last year 'not racially discriminatory'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... than did the public school system as a whole. Specifically, all of the schools closed were located east of Rock Creek Park. Judge Boasberg previously ruled in the DCPS' favor in May of 2013, declining the group's application for an injunction ...

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  2. As Rock Creek Park turns 125, a word from the superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Ninme

    Tara Morrison, 44, the National Park Service superintendent at Rock Creek Park, came to D.C. three years ago from a very different kind of park in New York City: the African Burial Ground National Monument.

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  3. Herea s your chance to make Rock Creek Park betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

    D.C. legal assistant Grace Reed relaxes in Rock Creek Park on June 14. "It de-stresses mea an escape from the city."

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  4. New marijuana law takes effect in D.C.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | GantDaily.com

    ... confiscating the drug. Smoking pot in public or bringing any amount of the drug on federal properties, like Rock Creek Park and the Mall, remains criminal, however. The Office of the Attorney General will prosecute cases in which individuals are ...

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  5. Fatal Capital Beltway crashes more likely in Prince George's CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | TBD.com

    ... sport. The road itself is nicknamed the "Capital Speedway," and some refer to its windiest pass through Rock Creek Park as the "Capital Roller Coaster." The 64-mile loop around D.C. remains one of the more likely places for a D.C.-area driver to ...

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  6. Hero Central: Youth Organizations United To Rise Builds Up Young MindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2013 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... the afternoon, they embark on field trips visiting parks and museums such as the Natural History Museum and Rock Creek Park. "[T]here are some good programs, but for the most part the children are not getting the academics and the exposure to our ...

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  7. D.C. police quietly prepping for change in law on marijuanaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Washington Times

    ... District. The federal government handles law enforcement on large swaths of land in the District, such as Rock Creek Park and the Mall, so federal criminal penalties will remain in effect for those caught in possession of marijuana on such ...

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  8. Outdoors Week 2014: Thirteen Underrated Parks and Green Spaces in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Curbed

    ... are several larger, yet less celebrated outdoor spots in the city that aren't named The National Mall or Rock Creek Park. Drawing inspiration from both our previous look at secret gardens and parks and your suggestions via email and Twitter we've ...

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  9. A tribute to the D.C. haven that belongs to the peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    This wild heart is Rock Creek Park, witnessed by 14 million a year - 2 million to nourish their spirits, 12 million to commute or work.

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  10. Weingarten: Out of the wildRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... how can we explain that I just came back from a completely voluntary day trip, in nearly 100-degree heat, to Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C.'s, 2,000-acre unspoiled nature place? My column is published nationally but it originates in the ...

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  11. Fatal Capital Beltway crashes more likely in Prince George's CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | TBD.com

    ... sport. The road itself is nicknamed the "Capital Speedway," and some refer to its windiest pass through Rock Creek Park as the "Capital Roller Coaster." The 64-mile loop around D.C. remains one of the more likely places for a D.C.-area driver to ...

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  12. You're killing meRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | TheWashCycle

    ... constructive criticism. I hope that they will do something about the threat to life and limb that lurks in Rock Creek Park and on trails and paths around the Washington area. I am referring to those infernal bikers who persist in converting public ...

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  13. Bicyclists still cana t take criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

    ... a homeland security plan, I hope that they will do something about the threat to life and limb that lurks in Rock Creek Park and on trails and paths around the Washington area. I am referring to those infernal bikers who persist in converting public ...

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  14. Outdoors Week 2014: It's Time to Nominate D.C.'s Greatest Outdoor Pools & ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Curbed

    ... up: What are D.C.'s most epic parks that don't nearly get enough attention ? This is not the time to talk up Rock Creek Park or The National Mall. Instead, this is a chance to throw a spotlight on a great park that most city dwellers don't know ...

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  15. Fatal Capital Beltway crashes more likely in Prince George's CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | TBD.com

    ... sport. The road itself is nicknamed the "Capital Speedway," and some refer to its windiest pass through Rock Creek Park as the "Capital Roller Coaster." The 64-mile loop around D.C. remains one of the more likely places for a D.C.-area driver to ...

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  16. Hero Central: Youth Organizations United To Rise Builds Up Young MindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2013 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... the afternoon, they embark on field trips visiting parks and museums such as the Natural History Museum and Rock Creek Park. "[T]here are some good programs, but for the most part the children are not getting the academics and the exposure to our ...

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  17. Coywolves, coyote-wolf hybrids, are prowling Rock Creek Park and D.C. suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    ... by Jonathan Way) On an overcast morning in May, Melissa Farley, 25, and her dog, Kai, went for a hike in Rock Creek Park. They were walking on the outskirts of the public golf course when two creatures emerged from the woods. "At first, I thought ...

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  18. Free SF, Fantasy and Horror Fiction for 7/01/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | SF Signal

    ... regardless of where it takes him. When college student Travis Maguire chases his dog into Washington, D.C.'s Rock Creek Park wilderness, he finds more than the dog - he discovers a camera with photos of a mysterious black triangular aircraft that ...

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  19. Parks for Pedestrians: No Easy MatterRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Planetizen

    Last weekend, I visited Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. Rock Creek Park is quite different from the parks I am used to in New York City, both in good ways and in bad ways.

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  20. Environmental group backs Purple Line opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... didn't properly take into account an endangered species of shrimp-like critters that could exist in Rock Creek Park and Coquelin Run. The Center for Biological Diversity is a major national organization that boasts 775,000 members with the mission ...

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