The incentives for the online retail giant would provide cash grants on the condition that it creates tens of thousands of jobs with average pay of at least $150,000 a year.
Parades, service projects and more marked Martin Luther King Day in the nation’s capital.
More than two months after she clinched victory in a reelection campaign that featured no serious opponents, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser has yet to announce a concrete agenda for her next four years at the helm of the nation’s capital.
Furloughed federal workers attend a job fair for Fairfax County Public Schools substitute-teacher positions Jan. 11 in Falls Church, Va. (Getty Images)
Furloughed federal workers attend a job fair for Fairfax County Public Schools substitute-teacher positions Jan. 11 in Falls Church, Va. (Getty Images)
Events hosted by school systems in the District, Maryland and Virginia to recruit substitute teachers have attracted hundreds of federal workers hoping to secure a temporary job.
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A Chevy Chase company using deceptive practices made millions from deals with lead-poisoning victims, Maryland’s attorney general alleges. But even if his lawsuit succeeds, the restitution those victims can receive is severely limited.

Winter weather altered schedules for some schools in the region on Tuesday.

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Five cities would be allowed to pursue casinos under legislation that’s still a long shot.

City officials said the suspected narcotics overdoses all occurred in a 72-hour period.

The generals’ relatives visited the Virginia Senate chamber three days after a senator recognized Lee on the floor.

The man “brandished a handgun and demanded the puppies,” D.C. police say.

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“Assume everyone else on the road is just making a break from the asylum.”

Investigators say the early-morning fire was caused by a portable heater plugged into an extension cord.

The ascent of Donald Trump, and the government shutdown, have increased demand for the lefty chorus.

The moon began to glow red just before midnight last night as the lunar eclipse approached totality.

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The cold slowly eases through midweek when rain is expected.

Strong wind gusts added to the discomfort Sunday night.

A smattering of schools use the time to give tips on résumés, interviewing — even handshakes.

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Prominent legislators and Richmond-based Altria are on board with the bills.

Nail and hair-braiding salons are empty. Food giveaways are crowded with first-time users.

The absence of help at federal sites is a loss for the Park Service and a letdown for volunteers, project leaders say.

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