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  • Police seeking man who robbed PNC bank in SE DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are looking for a man in connection with the armed robbery of a PNC bank in southeast Washington. Police say it happened Thursday at about 10:20 a.m. when a man entered the bank located in the 4100 block of South Capitol Street SE. Once inside, the man approached a...

  • Oprah comes to Va. to boost Chatman campaign

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia congressional candidate is hoping to stand out among a sea of contenders with some help from her friend Oprah Winfrey. Lavern Chatman, former president of the Northern Virginia Urban League, is hosting a fundraiser Saturday night in Crystal City with...

  • DC police ask for help IDing man on video

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man as part of their investigation into the disappearance of 8-year-old Relisha Rudd. The police department released video footage Friday of the man stepping off the bottom of an escalator....

  • DC man gets 17 years in 2011 cab driver slaying

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing a taxi cab driver during a robbery in northeast Washington. Twenty-three-year-old Rashad Slye was sentenced Friday by a federal judge in Washington. Slye had previously pleaded guilty to second-degree murder...

  • Man appeals sentence in White House shooting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting at the White House is appealing his sentence. A lawyer for Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez filed the one-page notice of appeal Friday. Ortega-Hernandez, from Idaho Falls, Idaho, was sentenced Monday by a federal judge in...

  • Loudoun Co. considers closing 4 schools

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Loudoun County school officials will consider closing four small schools in the western part of the county to help close a budget gap. The county school board has voted to hold a public hearing on the matter on April 21. Board Chairman Eric Hornberger says closing...

  • Washington Nationals honor Navy Yard victims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals will use opening day to honor people affected by the shooting at the nearby Washington Navy Yard, where a gunman killed 12 people in September. Four survivors of the shooting will help throw out the first pitch on Friday. And Danielle Knight, whose...

  • Gray, Bowser to attend Democratic unity breakfast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's Democratic Party says Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser will be attending a breakfast intended to promote party unity. Bowser defeated Gray and six others in Tuesday's mayoral primary. Following her victory, she called for the...

  • Metro to open early for weekend Cherry Blossom run

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro will open two hours early this weekend for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K run-walk. Metro says it will open at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day of the marathon. The first runners will start at 7:20 a.m. Metro says four stations are within a mile of the...

  • Amtrak restores service between DC, Baltimore

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has resumed full service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., after downed wires caused travel to be suspended. Amtrak said in an email late Thursday that service had been restored and repairs made to overhead wires near Bowie. Friday's morning rush is not expected...

  • Panel rejects design for Eisenhower Memorial

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal commission that oversees plans for monuments in the nation's capital voted Thursday to reject the current design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower, sending the concept back to its architects for revisions. The National Capital Planning...

  • Man found fatally shot in Oxon Hill

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say a man has been slain in Oxon Hill. Officers say 35-year-old Vincent Toussaunt Kyler of Accokeek was found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in a car about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was found on Audrey Lane.

  • Panel rejects design for Eisenhower Memorial

    A federal commission that oversees plans for monuments in the nation's capital voted Thursday to reject the current design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower, sending the concept back to its architects for revisions. The National Capital Planning Commission voted 7-3 to...

  • Montgomery, Prince George's snow waiver granted

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland education officials have granted two counties' requests for a waiver of snow days. The state this week granted Montgomery County's request for a waiver of four snow days with a plan to make up two school days. The waiver was approved with a plan to hold classes...

  • Board created to oversee D.C.'s Union Station isn't working, watchdog finds

    A nonprofit board created to oversee and manage D.C.'s historic Union Station is not doing its job, a new watchdog report has found.



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Conservative Case Against Obamacare: A Restatement

    Since Obamacare “hit” its “enrollment” “target,” Democrats, liberals, and their friends in the press have enjoyed some old-fashioned taunting of Republicans. This would be justifiable...

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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