Descendants of enslaved people who were sold to save Georgetown University from financial ruin are speaking out about their frustration with the university's efforts at atonement.
Campaign finance reports show the Democratic state’s attorney has nearly $1 million in the bank, nearly six times more than her nearest competitor.
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Children play dress-up beneath the treehouse that has raised a controversy in their Capitol Hill neighborhood. (Courtesy of Julie Woodford)
Children play dress-up beneath the treehouse that has raised a controversy in their Capitol Hill neighborhood. (Courtesy of Julie Woodford)
The controversy involves a 30-square-foot treehouse that protrudes about 20 inches over a mulched tree box in a U-shaped alley.
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Of the 7 Democratic gubernatorial candidates, Kevin Kamenetz has most cash and James Shea raised the most.

An Alexandria school was evacuated Thursday morning after a threat was made overnight on Twitter, city schools spokeswoman Helen Lloyd said. Students at Francis C. Hammond Middle School were being taken on school buses to T.C. Williams High School, according to the school district. Lloyd, who could not characterize the nature of the threat, said the […]

She was one of four people shot Wednesday morning outside a convenience store in Southeast.

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