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D.C. leaders consider easing height restrictions

WASHINGTON — A leading House Republican is talking to District of Columbia leaders about easing the height restrictions that have limited buildings in the nation’s capital to about 12 stories for more than a century. Advocates say easing the restrictions ...

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Finalists emerge to redesign National Mall sites

WASHINGTON — Lakeside gardens, dining rooms hovering over water, grassy new amphitheaters and underground pavilions at the foot of the Washington Monument have emerged as finalists in a design competition to overhaul neglected sites on the National Mall. Designers and ...

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Rawlings-Blake to attend State of the Union

WASHINGTON — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is planning to attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address. The mayor will be Sen. Ben Cardin’s guest in the House of Representatives chamber at the Capitol on Tuesday night. Obama is ...

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