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Ward 5: ‘Dumping ground’ no longer?

Task force finds ways to reconcile residents’ wishes with city’s need for industrial land.

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    Edward Norton dies; nearly cost wife a career in Congress

    Edward Norton dies; nearly cost wife a career in Congress

    Mr. Norton, ex-husband of Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, failed to file local taxes for seven years.

    Horse farm is hole in development’s doughnut

    Horse farm is hole in development’s doughnut

    Land around a Maryland horse farm is open now, but potential development surrounds the stables.

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray plans return trip to China

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray plans return trip to China

    The reprise of his successful 2012 trade mission will last 10 days and include Beijing and Shanghai.

    A Kennedy runs for ANC

    A Kennedy runs for ANC

    William Kennedy Smith, who came to prominence in a high-profile 1991 trial, is seeking public office in D.C.

    McDonnells’ daughter describes troubled marriage

    McDonnells’ daughter describes troubled marriage

    The defense rests in the corruption trial of Virginia’s former first couple with an intimate view from inside.

    D.C. officials consider allowing residents to carry guns

    D.C. officials consider allowing residents to carry guns

    A month after federal judge’s ruling, officials are proceeding with a rewrite of the city’s gun laws.

    D.C. mayor fires back at Bowser over school boundaries

    D.C. mayor fires back at Bowser over school boundaries

    Vince Gray says Muriel Bowser would be “unwise” to rewrite schools plan without input from chancellor.

    Bowser opposes Gray’s D.C. school boundaries overhaul

    Bowser opposes Gray’s D.C. school boundaries overhaul

    Bowser says that if elected mayor, she would undo recently adopted plans; Catania asks for a delay.

    First day of school helps put D.C. mayor race into focus

    First day of school helps put D.C. mayor race into focus

    Monday’s reopening of D.C. public schools heralds 10-week sprint to Election Day.

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    In D.C., follow the money

    In D.C., follow the money

    Why voters should be extra-vigilant this November.

    Top aide to D.C. mayor departs in blow to stadium hopes

    Top aide to D.C. mayor departs in blow to stadium hopes

    Janene Jackson, Gray’s liaison to the D.C. Council, was a key negotiator and peacekeeper in Wilson Building.

    Rep. Wolf’s office moves up service academy nomination deadline

    Interested students have until Sept. 15 to apply for a nomination from Rep. Frank Wolf’s office.

    Looking for ‘best practices’ and cash, Bowser hits the road

    Looking for ‘best practices’ and cash, Bowser hits the road

    While foes press her to engage at home, the Democrat has quietly met with several big-city mayors.

    Police union backs Catania in D.C. mayoral race

    Police union backs Catania in D.C. mayoral race

    Police union’s endorsement could reassure crime-focused voters eyeing independent David Catania.

    Jailed D.C. lawmaker continues to fight ethics charges

    Jailed D.C. lawmaker continues to fight ethics charges

    Michael A. Brown, serving a bribery sentence of 39 months, says city rules don’t apply to FBI stings.

    Henderson will join Georgetown’s board of directors

    Henderson will join Georgetown’s board of directors

    The three-year term for the D.C. public schools chancellor will begin during October.

    IRS seizes records of troubled D.C. housing complex

    IRS seizes records of troubled D.C. housing complex

    Investigation could factor in mayor’s race; records taken on president and manager with ties to Bowser

    Polls open in Virginia Tuesday for four special elections

    Polls open in Virginia Tuesday for four special elections

    Three seats in the General Assembly will be filled, and a town council election will test new voter ID laws.

    Lawmaker: TSA agents to be schooled on D.C. licenses

    Lawmaker: TSA agents to be schooled on D.C. licenses

    Incidents of airport screeners rejecting District driver’s licenses caused an uproar.

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    Here comes Schwartz again

    Here comes Schwartz again

    The former council member proves she’s no empty suit.

    Catania presses Bowser to return ally’s donations

    Catania presses Bowser to return ally’s donations

    The independent candidate speaks to reporters in front of Bowser backer’s Southeast Washington offices.

    Bowser expands fundraising edge in D.C. mayoral race

    Bowser expands fundraising edge in D.C. mayoral race

    The Democrat has over $1 million in her war chest; David Catania, her nearest competitor, reports $465,000.

    Muriel Bowser wins key labor nod in D.C. mayor race

    Muriel Bowser wins key labor nod in D.C. mayor race

    Backing of Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO represents backing of key Democratic organization.

    City wants troubled Southeast apartment complex sold

    City wants troubled Southeast apartment complex sold

    The Park Southern Apartments have become a campaign flashpoint thanks to key players’ political ties.

    New D.C. CFO promises customer-service upgrades

    New D.C. CFO promises customer-service upgrades

    Jeffrey S. DeWitt makes a new computer system a priority for the city’s Office of Tax and Revenue.

    Frank D. Reeves Center’s glory days long gone, locals say

    Frank D. Reeves Center’s glory days long gone, locals say

    U Street corridor residents say the Reeves Center is well past its glory days but still don’t want it to go away.

    Key Bowser ally sues D.C. over Park Southern contract

    Key Bowser ally sues D.C. over Park Southern contract

    Phinis Jones, Bowser campaign coordinator, says city had to give more notice before ending contract.

    Marion Barry’s supporters had offered to pay DMV tickets

    Marion Barry’s supporters had offered to pay DMV tickets

    The D.C. Council member declined. Also, he discusses the fender bender he was in on Saturday night.

    McFadden nominated for award in rebuilding after Sandy

    McFadden nominated for award in rebuilding after Sandy

    Marion M. McFadden coordinated a task force to rebuild stronger, safer communities after Hurricane Sandy.

    Carol Schwartz to D.C. media: Don’t sell me short

    Carol Schwartz to D.C. media: Don’t sell me short

    The former D.C. Council member insists she is just as viable as her better-financed competitors.