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    D.C. disputes Metro claims about tunnel rescue

    D.C. disputes Metro claims about tunnel rescue

    City report disputes claim that D.C. firefighters caused radios not to work during rescue of passengers.

    Environmentalists attack proposed Pepco-Exelon merger

    The Chicago firm’s power-generation business makes advocates in D.C. ask if it will back renewable energy.

    Pr. George’s Baker receives award from Latino group

    Executive is recognized for outreach to county’s large, growing Latino population.

    One person hasn’t played the blame game on Metro, and it reveals a lot

    One person hasn’t played the blame game on Metro, and it reveals a lot

    Mayor Muriel Bowser has avoided the finger-pointing, displaying her measured approach to leadership.

    Under Bowser, several D.C. departments wait for leaders

    Key agencies, including fire, employment services and general services, have interim directors.

    U-Md. president takes helm of public charter school

    U-Md. president takes helm of public charter school

    U-Md. President Wallace Loh will chair the board of charter school tied to the university.

    Metro chairman offers few public answers in briefing

    Metro chairman offers few public answers in briefing

    Chairman Tom Downs said he was constrained due to the rules of the NTSB.

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    Alarm bells sound for Washington region’s economy

    Alarm bells sound for Washington region’s economy

    The D.C. area faces major challenges with sluggish growth and a huge shortfall in infrastructure.

    Radio contact nonexistent in
    smoke-filled Metro tunnel

    Radio contact nonexistent in <br>smoke-filled Metro tunnel

    D.C. firefighters had to use their cellphones during the rescue of passengers aboard a stranded train.

    Atop Anacostia tunnel, Biden stumps for infrastructure

    Atop Anacostia tunnel, Biden stumps for infrastructure

    The District’s Clean Rivers Project is used to highlight the Obama administration’s push for investment.

    ‘Death With Dignity’ laws are proposed in D.C. and Md.

    ‘Death With Dignity’ laws are proposed in D.C. and Md.

    Lawmakers are seeking to permit “aid in dying,” which is currently legal in five states.

    Marion Barry’s son threatened bank teller, police say

    Marion Barry’s son threatened bank teller, police say

    Marion Christopher Barry, a council candidate, allegedly became upset and destroyed a PNC branch camera.

    District defies Congress with step
    to legalize marijuana in the capital

    District defies Congress with step <br>to legalize marijuana in the capital

    If action isn’t taken within 30 days to block the ballot measure, it could be law as soon as March.

    McDonnell files notice of appeal in corruption case

    McDonnell files notice of appeal in corruption case

    Proceedings involving the former Virginia governor will now move to a higher court.

    Recent fiascoes have left Frederick County residents feeling ‘embarrassed’

    Recent fiascoes have left Frederick County residents feeling ‘embarrassed’

    Despite wishes for a “smooth start,” the newly reconstituted County Council has seen anything but.

    Prosecutors: Keep McDonnell imprisoned during appeal

    Prosecutors: Keep McDonnell imprisoned during appeal

    If the judge agrees, the former governor of Virginia could find himself behind bars within a month.

    Progressive measures dominate D.C. Council debut

    D.C. Council reconvenes and members promise success on stalled liberal and good-government causes.

    D.C. mayor promises better evening commute

    D.C. mayor promises better evening commute

    Mother Nature tests new D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.

    25-year fight against trash could end with eminent domain

    25-year fight against trash could end with eminent domain

    A D.C. Council member’s plan would evict a solid waste transfer station for a D.C. Water facility.

    Marion Barry’s son to run for D.C. Council seat

    Marion Barry’s son to run for D.C. Council seat

    Marion Christopher Barry well positioned to continue family political dynasty.

    On Day 1, D.C. mayor presses for rights on Capitol Hill

    On Day 1, D.C. mayor presses for rights on Capitol Hill

    Muriel Bowser backs Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton in her bid to regain committee vote in House.

    On ‘Meet the Press,’ D.C. mayor questioned about pot laws

    On ‘Meet the Press,’ D.C. mayor questioned about pot laws

    Citing the District’s female leadership, the show had Muriel Bowser and her police and schools chiefs as guests.

    Muriel Bowser gains national profile

    Muriel Bowser gains national profile

    D.C.’s new mayor will appear on “Meet the Press” with other prominent female officials of the city.

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    What’s in store for D.C. in 2015?

    What’s in store for D.C. in 2015?

    Our annual multiple-choice “exam” lets you forecast what awaits Bowser and others in the D.C. area this year.

    Mayors come and go, but progress in D.C. continues

    Mayors come and go, but progress in D.C. continues

    Some say mayors who try to make big changes don’t stay in office, but growth hasn’t been hurt.

    New Mayor Bowser pledges to make city healthier, safer

    New Mayor Bowser pledges to make city healthier, safer

    Friday’s inaugural festivities kick off a new era in D.C. politics, marked by fresh faces in power.

    Excerpts from Bowser’s inaugural address

    Excerpts from Bowser’s inaugural address

    The District’s new mayor promises grand ambitions and better everyday execution of city services.

    Bowser’s inauguration likely to launch an era of change in D.C. politics

    Bowser’s inauguration likely to launch an era of change in D.C. politics

    A new mayor and new blood on the D.C. Council could shake up a city already facing major challenges.

    Battle heats up over length of McDonnell’s coming sentence

    Battle heats up over length of McDonnell’s coming sentence

    The defense called 10 years “unjustified.” Prosecutors said the ex-governor wants “no punishment.”

    Vincent Gray is leaving plans behind. Lots and lots of plans.

    His plans are a blueprint for the future of the District, but implementation is up to his successors.