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University of District of Columbia professor dies a week after house fire
Washington Post
John Slack, 75, a faculty member and administrator at the University of the District of Columbia, died Friday after being critically injured Feb. 10 in a fire at his home on Capitol Hill, according to authorities. D.C. police said he was found ...

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Washington, D.C., now sixth place in U.S. to officially legalize ...
The GOP-controlled Congress failed to block the law last week.

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NBC4 Washington

Sherwood's Notebook: Make a Be Heard! "
NBC4 Washington
Of course, the D.C. awards would be prominently publicized in Utah so Chaffetz's constituents know how he is spending his time in Washington. “Really it's all about framing,” Schaffer told us in an email. “Over the years, the jobs overseeing DC have ...

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Vandal Strikes Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument
WASHINGTON, DC — Someone defaced three D.C. national monuments — the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and World War II Memorial — with permanent marker on Saturday, scrawling bizarre messages referencing the assassination of John F.
Monuments in Washington Vandalized | NBC4 WashingtonNBC Washington

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Donald Trump's Congressional Lackeys Are Threatening Washington DC's Gun Laws
Opposed robustly by Congress, which, despite home rule, controls the District's budget and governs many of the city's operational functions, the laws managed to survive all but a single challenge concerning an individual's right to own a handgun, which ...

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The American Prospect

DC Charter Teachers Seek to Unionize
The American Prospect
This morning, teachers at Paul Public Charter School, one of the oldest charters in Washington, D.C., publicly announced their intent to unionize—a first for charter schoolteachers in the nation's capital. As in other cities where charter teachers ...
Teachers at a DC charter school seeking to unionizeWashington Post

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U.S. News & World Report

Prosecutors Drop Charges for 3 Arrested on Inauguration Day
U.S. News & World Report
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia made the announcement in a statement Tuesday. The office did not say why the cases were dismissed but prosecutors have said they're working with police to review evidence related to the Jan. 20 ...
More than 200 anti-Trump demonstrators have been charged with rioting over Inauguration Day protestsDaily Mail
Wilmington man indicted on charges from Inauguration Day riotsWECT-TV6
More charges in DC Inauguration Day riotsWTOP

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PBS NewsHour

Republican Congress takes on Washington, DC, laws to local outrage
"This is yet another attempt by this House committee to trample the autonomy of the D.C. Government and undermine our local control," Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, who signed the assisted suicide law in December, said in a statement after the signing.
House panel votes to block DC's Death with Dignity ActPBS NewsHour
Congress Moves To Overturn DC 'Death With Dignity Law'NPR
For Terminally Ill DC Residents, Death With Dignity Debate Is PersonalWAMU 88.5
WTOP -The White House -LIMS - DC Council -People Magazine
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District of Columbia (Washington DC): Advocates for DC Statehood Brace Themselves for Trump Era
Over the course of the coming years, inhabitants of Washington D.C. will feel the consequences of the Trump presidency perhaps more strongly than any other place in the country, foresees Tom Sherwood, analyst of D.C. politics. D.C. residents, who still ...

Manatt Adds Prominent Employment Litigator in Washington, DC
Business Wire (press release)
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced today that Deborah P. Kelly has joined the firm's Washington, D.C., office as a partner in the employment and labor practice. Kelly joins from Blank Rome LLP, where she was a ...

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