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D.C. Mayor Gray to chair key Chesapeake Bay panel

RICHMOND, Va. — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray is the new chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, the policy-making body of the program overseeing the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Gray’s election came Monday at the annual meeting ...

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Feds charge D.C. councilman with theft

WASHINGTON — D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. was charged Thursday with stealing more than $350,000 in government funds and filing false tax returns. The two felony counts against Thomas, a 51-year-old Democrat, were detailed in a criminal information filed in ...

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D.C. touts lowest murder rate in nearly 50 years

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital, ravaged more than two decades ago by a violent crack epidemic that drove up murder rates, is on pace to record the fewest number of homicides in nearly a half century, officials said Thursday. The ...

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D.C. leaders reject budget autonomy bill

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia leaders have rejected a proposal by a leading House Republican to give the city greater budget autonomy because it also contains language restricting their ability to spend taxpayer dollars on abortion. The draft bill from ...

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