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Stemming suicides at the D.C. jail could prove challenging
Aaron C. Davis
Retrofitting the facility will begin next year, but fixing jail ‘culture’ on mental health likely will be more complicated.
 
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Gabe Klein on Moving Washington and Chicago, and What He’ll Do When He Moves Back to DC via Washingtonian
 
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Transit projects lack opening dates, and that’s okay
Robert Thomson
The Silver Line and the D.C. streetcar have things to prove to commuters and transportation planners.
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Military dogs help keep the home front safe
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Clarence Williams
Capitol and Prince George’s police departments utilize dogs that learned to detect bombs in war zones.
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Animal Watch: Stallion cited for speed dating
A horse escapes its pasture and tries to mate with five neighboring horses in Montgomery County.
 
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D.C. reading and math scores make major gains versus national average via ABC 7 Washington
 
D.C. mayoral race petitons begin Friday via ABC 7 Washington
 
D.C. styrofoam ban proposed by Mayor Vincent Gray via ABC 7 Washington
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If you have the money, Beltway express lanes have the time
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Robert Thomson
Some commuters avoid new lanes because of high tolls or confusing access points.
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Michael Ford, Democratic campaign strategist, dies at 65
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Emily Langer
Mr. Ford helped craft campaign strategies for dozens of Democratic candidates over several decades.
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Police charge driver of van with murder after fatal crash
Peter Hermann
Woman was in crosswalk when struck by speeding van, according to D.C. police.
 
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Baynes leads Crusaders to CAFC title
Roman Stubbs
Running back Justin Baynes rushed for 195 yards and touchdown to lead Riverdale Baptist to the Capital Athletic Football Conference title.
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Who wants to be D.C. mayor? The field grows.
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Mike DeBonis
Council member Vincent B. Orange, Busboys and Poets owner are among those picking up nominating petitions.
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Education reform at top of de Blasio’s N.Y.C. agenda
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Lyndsey Layton and Michael Alison Chandler
The city’s first Democratic mayor in 20 years wants to roll back emphasis on charter schools.
 
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Salvation Army 2013 Red Kettle Drive begins in D.C. via ABC 7 Washington
 
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Andy Shallal is running for D.C. mayor
The Iraqi-born owner of Busboys & Poets is ending nearly three months of rumination.
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